Monthly Archives: February 2012

Maintenance Tips To Avoid Septic Tank Repairs

February 24th, 2012|

A septic tank is a sewage-treatment system that is quite common in areas not connected to the main sewer line. While urban areas have a sewage system in place, many rural communities rely on separate septic tanks for each property.

Maintaining your septic tank requires more than unclogging a drain when things back up. Because your […]

When You Should Fix A Bathroom Leak Yourself

February 22nd, 2012|

In order to repair a bathroom leak, you need to find the leak first. In some cases, a bathroom leak may be easy to repair; it’s a simple drip from a faucet. In other cases, you may see the trail of water, yet have no idea where the origination point is.

Water is one of the […]

What Is The Operating Cost Of A Water Heater?

February 17th, 2012|

Every appliance in your home has two costs. The first is the price you pay when you purchase it. The second is the cost of operating the appliance over its lifetime. And while most people focus in on the upfront costs, they may be a bit surprised if they dug a little deeper and looked […]

2012 Colorado Home Rebates On Everything From Appliances to Water Heaters

February 15th, 2012|

Are you doing what you can this year to save money? Want to save on your energy bill? Then start today by looking into the various rebate programs that are open to you as a Colorado resident.

The second largest energy user in the home is typically your water heater. And if your water heater is […]

Shopping Tips for a Walk-In Bathtub

February 10th, 2012|

As we age, we begin looking at even the littlest tasks in a different way. While bathing may have been a fun way to relax and let the stress melt away in our younger years, it may be anything but fun when the worry of falling sets in.

Walk-in bathtubs are a safe and convenient way […]

Slab Leak Detection and Repair

February 9th, 2012|

Have you ever opened up your water bill and been more than a little shocked at the amount due?

As we move from winter to summer, and you begin watering your landscaping, a price increase is to be expected. But if the price is more than what you expected, you may have more than an added […]

Backflow Device Theft: Is Yours At Risk?

February 3rd, 2012|

Tough economic times are upon us. And with high unemployment and under-employment means people are turning to a wide array of ways to bring in a fast buck, including criminal activity.

While you often hear about home burglaries and car thefts, there is one stolen item that you may not hear much about – the backflow […]

Plumbing Myths That May Be Costing You Money

February 2nd, 2012|

Ever hear a “quick tip” that almost sounds unbelievable? From a helpful tip to an old wives’ tale, it can be difficult to decide which info is fact and which is fiction. More than a few of the best-known “tips” are myths – myths that can cost you money and time. Here are a few […]