Colorado Plumbing

Water Efficiency: New Colorado Law Will Impact Your Plumbing

August 7th, 2014|

The Colorado legislature has been busy this year. This past week, they passed a variety of new laws, one of them impacting the plumbing in your home.

A newly passed plumbing fixture law will make it illegal to sell faucets, showerheads and toilets that aren’t certified by the federal government as efficient “WaterSense” fixtures. This measure […]

Plumbing Pipes and Drinking Water

May 17th, 2014|

When you pour yourself a refreshing glass of water, have you ever wondered what makes the water safe to drink? We often focus in on the quality of our water supply, but there is something else that can make a difference. Your plumbing pipes. Throughout time, we’ve used a variety of ways to transport water from source to our homes. We’ve done so using a variety of methods, some safe, some not so much.

Are There Different Types Of Plumbing Professionals?

May 14th, 2014|

Most plumbers can do the simple, most common work, such as unclogging a drain or fixing an overflowing toilet. But if you are looking to hire a plumber for a specific job, it is smart to talk with the professional plumbing service first and see if they have experience in performing the task at hand.

Why Freezing Temperatures Effected Your Plumbing … This Time

January 8th, 2014|

You’ve lived in your home for years. We’ve faced Colorado winters again and again. So why is it this time your pipes suddenly froze and caused an emergency mess with hundreds of gallons of water seeping throughout your home?

This happens for a variety of reasons.

Did you blow out your outside lines this year? In some […]

New Lead Free Law For 2014 – Are Your Pipes Ready?

December 26th, 2013|

On January 4, 2014, a new law goes into effect across America that will impact the plumbing in your home here in Colorado. Its an amendment to the Safe Drinking Water Act, and will require all products sold or installed that come into contact with drinking water to have a 0.25% maximum lead content for […]

How Natural Gas Can Save You Money At Home

November 28th, 2013|

If you are considering any major appliance change in your home, you will likely be faced with a key decision: electric or gas? So, how do you choose? Is there anything that would sway your decision one way or another?

What if I told you that using natural gas at home could save you money?

Here are […]

Preventing Water Damage While You Are Away For The Holidays

November 26th, 2013|

The holiday season is here, and that means that you will likely be spending some time away from home.

If you do a lot of traveling during the holidays to spend time with your family, you need to make sure your home is ready to be left unattended. Prepping your home involves more than just making […]

Does Cold Weather Impact Your Water Heater?

October 7th, 2013|

Brrrr. It’s the time of year here in Colorado where we get the most varied temperatures. You may wake up to a heavy chill or even frost in the air. A jacket is mandatory if you step outside even for a moment. Then in a matter of hours, you can be enjoying blue skies and […]

How Colorado Floods Effect Your Plumbing System

September 19th, 2013|

From Colorado Springs to Boulder to Longmont and beyond, flooding has taken its toll on thousands of Colorado homes.

Safety is the first concern. No home or personal property is worth the life of a family member.

Once you are allowed to return, dealing with the after affects can be devastating. In some cases it’s a complete […]

Why A Local Plumber With Multiple Trucks Will Give You Better Emergency Service Than A Solo Plumber With One

September 3rd, 2013|

The plumbing in your home is a vital feature that you depend on each and every day. You use your plumbing for numerous tasks – washing dishes, doing laundry, flushing the toilet, taking a bath, etc. – and you probably take it for granted. You expect it to work with every use.

When your plumbing fails, […]

The Plumber versus Drano – Which Is Better?

August 28th, 2013|

You wake up to a backup in your sink or shower. What is the best course of action? Should you reach for the telephone, or for the bottle of Drano under the sink? For annoying little backups at the least opportune times, its easy to think “quick” and solve the problem as easily as possible. Yet that isn’t always your best solution. Drano and other liquid drain cleaners in a bottle can and do work – sometimes. The problem arises as to what they do to your overall system, and how they will impact you further down the road. Drano is not a solution to the problem – it’s a temporary fix that can cause more damage down the road.

Celebrating National Water Quality Month

August 8th, 2013|

If you have ever been appreciative of your water, there is no better time than August to show your appreciation. August is National Water Quality Month! It is a month to remember that the quality of water is essential to the survival of the human race. Without good, clean water, none of us could even […]