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After a long and tiring day at work, you deserve to relax with a long, hot bath. This is especially true during the cooler seasons in Denver. Such a scenario is possible because of the presence of your water heater. Unfortunately, hot water is a convenience that many people take for granted—until the water heater completely gives up on them. Fortunately, water heaters do not just give up without warning. Like most other plumbing appliances, water heaters will exhibit a number of problems as they near the end of their service life. With that in mind, be sure to look out for the following signs:
For the most part, homeowners in Denver usually don’t give their plumbing systems a second thought—at least until something goes wrong. While most people think about leaks and other similar problems, one plumbing disaster that people should make an effort to prevent are sewage backups.
In an age where more people are conscious about the state of Mother Nature, homeowners and building owners have to be more considerate of what type of buildings decide to put up. Sustainability is the name of the game, and everyone has to do his part in order to reduce his carbon footprint and do nature a favor. A new building, whether for residential or commercial purposes, should be designed such that it does not contribute to more wastage.

Summer in Colorado is also known as lightning season and the formidable--although often forgotten--threat to your safety should never be underestimated. Lightning strikes can cause massive power surges, around 50,000 degrees F of heat per bolt, which can then result in fires leaving extensive property damages worth up to hundreds of thousands of dollars, as well as deaths and injuries. These grave risks should encourage every homeowner to improve protection at home.

Recently here in Colorado we have experienced lots of rainfall in the last month. From Colorado Springs to Fort Collins, there are areas that measured almost 15 inches of rain in the last 28 days! colorado-flooding-2 Here are some tips from Tim Ruel, Total Plumbing Service Manager:

The warm seasons are here—now’s the best time to have your furnace inspected before the cold season comes ‘round again. Your home furnace is an extremely useful piece of equipment, but it can also be hazardous to your wellbeing if not well taken care of. For this reason, it is necessary to have your furnace inspected at this time of the year to prevent fire hazards and certain health problems when you start using your furnace again.

Time can really wear down your plumbing system and tarnish its parts. However, accidents like large, solid household items getting flushed down toilets may also happen and hasten the wear and tear or make them more glaring. Of course, bad habits when using the garbage disposal, toilet, and other fixtures would do the same. Above all, the biggest mistake that you can do is not having your plumbing system maintained regularly by professionals.



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