The Different Ways of Maintaining a Safe Water Heater

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Maintaining your water heater can help prevent serious problems that may arise. Water heaters are necessary, but they need to be maintained so they don’t cause major problems later. With a water heater providing the hot water you need for showers and dishes, it’s important to keep it working throughout the year. Here are some […]

4 Reasons to Install a Convenient, Eco-Friendly Garbage Disposal

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The garbage disposal is a relatively new invention. The idea of perching a set of metal blades just out of sight under your sink to grind up food waste is less than 100 years old. An estimated 20% of the typical American home’s trash is food waste. Garbage disposals give you a better way to […]

5 Noticeable Signs Your Water Heater Is Going Bad

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A water heater is designed to heat water in your washing machine, dishwasher, and shower. It’s made with a circulation pump, which circulates the hot water through radiators or heaters to disperse heat throughout a property. In cold climates, this circulation pump activates automatically when there’s a low outside temperature. This causes hot water to […]

4 Signs Your Garbage Disposal Needs Repair

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A garbage disposal that’s experiencing issues can be frustrating. It makes it difficult to dispose of food scraps, and your kitchen may not smell that fresh. How do you know when your garbage disposal needs a repair? Keep an eye out for the following warning signs. 1. Water Leaks If you notice puddles under your […]

How Ignoring a Plumbing Leak Can Be Costly

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Plumbing leaks are often considered insignificant and something that can be ignored. However, if a plumbing leak is not taken care of immediately, the damage it can cause to your home may cost you a small fortune. Plumbing leaks can quickly turn into costly repairs, with potential damage to your home’s floors, walls, and even […]

How to Prevent Plumbing Leaks in Winter

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When the cold weather comes, people start to notice drafty windows and doors, and they use weatherstripping to insulate their homes against the elements. That’s a simple fix, but you still have more winter-prep work to do. You need to protect your plumbing before freezing temperatures cause the pipes to burst. Insulate the Pipes Thermal […]

Some New Year’s Resolutions for Your Plumbing

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If you find that you’ve been putting off plumbing repairs or maintenance, why not make taking care of your plumbing one of your New Year’s resolutions? Your plumbing system is based on simple principles, but when something goes wrong with it, nothing else in your house seems to work the right way. Here are some […]

How Cold Weather Can Impact Your Plumbing

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Winter temperatures can put a major strain on your home’s plumbing system. Failure to prepare for winter can lead to serious problems that can be expensive to remediate, such as clogged drains, bursting pipes, or a poorly performing water heater. Taking steps to get prepared for the winter will ensure you avoid these issues. How […]

Is a Faulty Water Heater Affecting My Electric Bills?

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A water heater is one of those appliances that many Boulder, CO residents may take for granted — until it stops working. When a water heater breaks down, it can cause all sorts of problems, not the least of which is an increase in your electric costs. Here’s a look at how a faulty water […]

Prepare Your Plumbing System for the Winter Using This Checklist

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Winters in Boulder can be beautiful, but the cold weather can be difficult for our plumbing systems to deal with. There are things you can do to prevent issues from occurring. Here’s a checklist that you can follow. Have Your Water Heater Inspected and Flushed After a day of enjoying the snowy terrain around Boulder, […]