Monthly Archives: November 2012

What is Grey Water and How is it Being Used in Denver?

November 30th, 2012|

When water comes into your home, you expect it to be clean. But what about when it leaves your home? Have you ever thought about the road it takes from there?

Water needs to go somewhere after it is used through the various fixtures within your home. Generally, two types of water are created through normal […]

Is Lead in Your Plumbing Dangerous for your Family?

November 29th, 2012|

Lead has surrounded Americans for many years. Recent studies have shown the potential dangers of lead, making homeowners more aware of the dangers and how to take the necessary precautions.

While many people think of paint when it comes to dangers within the home, they might not think about plumbing. Yet lead was a common element […]

Water Damage: How Your Plumber Can Save You Thousands Of Dollars

November 23rd, 2012|

A pipe freezes and breaks right by your water main. It floods your yard as thousands of gallons of water escape in a relatively short period of time. Because of age, it sets off a trigger that breaks other pipes and valves, and enters your home and floods your basement. You sustain thousands of dollars […]

How to Read your Water Meter and Check for Leaks

November 21st, 2012|

If the water bill surprises you every time you receive one, it might be a good idea to learn how to read your water meter. This will enable you to have a better idea of the amount of water you consume on a monthly basis. It will also allow you to be on alert when […]

How to Avoid Plumbing Problems this Thanksgiving

November 16th, 2012|

Want to know what what one of the biggest increases is on the Friday after Thanksgiving? No, not sales at your favorite stores. Its calls to your local plumber.

The numbers show that calls to plumbers increase almost 50% the day after Thanksgiving.

There are various reasons for this, including an increased amount of water usage, dumping […]

Is it Time to Replace your Plumbing?

November 15th, 2012|

Owning a home comes with many responsibilities, including replacing various items in your home from time to time. The plumbing pipes in your home are no exception to this rule. Pipes do not last forever and without proper replacement, could result in leaks or even severe floods in your home.

The older your home, the greater […]

What you Should Know About Water Testing

November 9th, 2012|

You drink it. You cook with it. You use it every day.

Yet when was the last time you thought about its safety, or whether it was good or bad for you?

We’ve all heard the advice “don’t drink the water” when we head off to third world countries. But here in Colorado, its not something that […]

Winterizing Guide to Freeze-Protect your Building

November 8th, 2012|

Here in Colorado, it’s 70 degrees today. Yet by tomorrow, we could just as easily have snow and well below freezing temperatures. With that much variance in the temperatures, how are you supposed to protect your property?

Understanding how to freeze-protect your building is one of the best ways to keep your building safe during the […]

Dual Flush Toilets

November 2nd, 2012|

You may have seen them on your last trip to the store or a stay in a hotel. In fact, people are increasingly putting these in both commercially and residentially as a great way to conserve water.

I’m talking about dual flush toilets of course.

Sometimes some of the easiest changes around your home can have the […]

Household Items You Should Think Twice About Before Flushing

November 1st, 2012|

Your in the bathroom and want to dispose of something. Trash or toilet? In many cases the toilet seems like a good choice, especially if you don’t want your children or pets finding and ingesting something without your knowledge. However, that isn’t always the best choice.

In the past, it was a common assumption to dispose […]