10 Simple (and Awesome) Ways to Prevent Water Damage (part 2 of 2)

Last week, we explained that water damage is one of the biggest fears of any homeowner. Not only can it cost a great deal of money between damage to the home itself and items such as furniture and appliances, fixing the problem can be incredibly inconvenient. Depending on the severity, you could be looking at [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|Do it Yourself, Residential, Water|Comments Off on 10 Simple (and Awesome) Ways to Prevent Water Damage (part 2 of 2)

Winterization Checklist: Avoid Costly Water Damage

The Denver Metro Area continues to enjoy above average temperatures for October and November. These unseasonably warm temperatures can lead some homeowners to procrastinate their fall winterization. Unfortunately, La Nina is expected to visit colder temperatures upon the Denver area – much colder than last year – throughout December and January 2017.  Harsh winter weather [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Do it Yourself, Water|Comments Off on Winterization Checklist: Avoid Costly Water Damage

10 Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

When temperatures plummet, take steps to protect your property from water damage that can result when frozen plumbing ruptures. Winter has stormed into Denver and most of Colorado, bringing snow, ice and plummeting temperatures that can wreak havoc on plumbing. A ruptured water line can cause extensive, costly damage and disrupt your life [...]

By | February 23rd, 2016|Do it Yourself, Water|0 Comments

10 Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Winter has stormed into Denver and most of Colorado, bringing snow, ice and plummeting temperatures that can wreak havoc on plumbing. A ruptured water line can cause extensive, costly damage and disrupt your life or business. Worse, floodwater can pose numerous safety and health risks, ranging from electric shock to illness from waterborne pathogens or [...]

By | December 20th, 2015|Do it Yourself, Water|0 Comments

In Photos: Anatomy of a Ruptured Frozen Pipe

During one of this winter’s particularly harsh cold spells, a pipe froze and burst in an office building at the Coca Cola bottling plant on York Street in Denver. The pipe was in the ceiling upstairs, so the water from the ruptured frozen pipe intruded on the floors below, taking the entire building out of [...]

By | March 27th, 2015|Mold, Water|0 Comments

Forecasters Predict Harsh Winter: Is Your Home and Business Ready?

Forecasters are predicting a harsh 2014 winter with above-average snowfall and below-average temperatures. We’re experts at cleaning and restoring property after disasters. But we’re human, and seeing so many good people going through tough times takes its toll. That’s why we want to help as many people avoid property disaster as we can. We’ve said [...]

By | October 21st, 2014|Commercial, Do it Yourself, Residential, Water|0 Comments

Avoid Winter Water Damage From Frozen Pipes With These Tips

Summer is giving way to early autumn, but we’re a long way from the snow and ice of January. Still, the average November low temperature in November is 25 degrees fahrenheit. Take advantage of the remaining balmy weather to take a few precautions that could save you costly headaches this winter: frozen, broken pipes. [...]

By | September 1st, 2014|Do it Yourself, Water|0 Comments

What To Do When Pipes Burst and How to Avoid Them in the First Place

Wintertime in Colorado means freezing temperatures and that means freezing and burst pipes are a major concern. If you notice reduced or no flow from your faucets that can be a sign of frozen pipes. Do not despair, though, frozen pipes do not automatically mean burst ones. Many can be salvaged by slowly thawing them [...]

By | February 4th, 2014|Do it Yourself|0 Comments