Monthly Archives: January 2013

How to Thaw a Frozen Pipe

January 31st, 2013|

Oh, the Colorado weather. One day it can be 65 and gorgeous; the next it can be 11 snowy and cold. You never know what you’re going to get. And as the saying goes, if you don’t like the weather, stick around a minute and it will change.

Because of the constant up and down temperatures, […]

Colorado’s Drought Means Becoming Water Smart

January 25th, 2013|

Its January in Denver – where’s the snow? Its hard not to notice how little snow we’ve had this season. And while Denver is down in total snow count, it’s the mountains we need to be most concerned with. Lack of snow means drought conditions this coming summer. Higher fire danger, water restrictions – we […]

How To Find Your Water Main – Important Tips For When Your Pipes Freeze In The Winter

January 24th, 2013|

You wake up early in the morning and head downstairs for your first cup of coffee. Yet as you step into your kitchen, it isn’t the coffee that grabs your attention; it’s the cold water surrounding your feet.

Quickly you turn on the light and begin looking around. Water is flowing freely out from underneath your […]

What is a Bidet Toilet?

January 18th, 2013|

In many parts of the world, the bidet toilet is often found in a household bathroom. In the USA, they have not quite caught on yet. Yet is our way the best way? Or is there something the rest of the world sees that we haven’t quite figured out yet?
What Does it Do?
The main difference […]

How To Unclog A Clogged Toilet

January 17th, 2013|

Indoor plumbing is a wonderful thing, but when it doesn’t work it can be a major hassle.  We tend to assume the toilet will just work, but if children drop toys in, or the wrong materials are flushed; the toilet may decide to clog up on you.  If your toilet has taken a clog break, […]

Why You Should Hire a Master Plumber

January 11th, 2013|

When you need plumbing repairs performed in your home, it can seem overwhelming to consider all of the choices. Simply opening the phone book or performing a Google search turns up hundreds of plumbers in your area. How do you know which one is the right one to hire? You should start by finding a […]

Water Heater Troubleshooting

January 10th, 2013|

When you are experiencing problems with your hot water heater, it can seem like an overwhelming process to determine what is wrong. The professionals recommend a basic process of elimination to determine the cause and to create a solution for the problems.
Basic Problems
Water heaters are fairly simple in nature: they heat water. When it comes […]

How to Prevent your Backflow Device from Being Stolen

January 4th, 2013|

Thieves today are coming up with creative ways to make more money, including stealing backflow devices right from the property of commercial businesses. While this might seem like an odd item to steal, the metal can be turned in for cash, giving thieves reasons to try to steal them. In order to prevent your device […]

How to Get the Most from your Plumbing Service Calls

January 3rd, 2013|

A a homeowner, we place a call to a plumber in two situations: an emergency or for maintenance work. In both situations, we have specific goals in mind. Yet our goals may not meet the goals of the plumber we call and hire. Our goal is to stop a problem as fast as possible. The […]