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Sprinklers Gone Wild: Dealing With the Aftermath

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The Aftermath of Sprinklers Sprinkler systems can be extremely beneficial to Colorado homeowners. Outside sprinklers help to keep lawns grassy and green throughout the warmer months of the year.  Fire sprinkler systems are present in many Colorado apartment buildings, condos, and commercial buildings. Some people even choose to have their homes fitted with residential fire…

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Here’s How to Prevent a Household Disaster

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Here’s How to Prevent a Household Disaster Maintaining a home can be quite expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. Savvy homeowners know how important it is to stay on top of minor household problems so that they don’t grow to be major headaches. In fact, Consumer Reports recommends that homeowners make it a point…

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Quick Tips on Reducing Water Damage Claims

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Quick Tips on Reducing Water Damage Claims   Water damage is a serious problem that can disrupt your life, create major stress, damage your valuables, and cost you a lot of money. Each year, thousands of Coloradans file water damage claims – and they aren’t cheap. Don’t become yet another victim of water damage. The…

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Protecting Your Denver Home During Monsoon Season

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Protecting Your Denver Home During Monsoon Season Denver’s monsoon season is no joke. Although we’re generally considered to be a pretty dry state (snow notwithstanding), the late summer months make up for it by dumping a whole lot of water on top of us. In fact, just a week and a half ago, some 400…

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Need a Flood Restoration Company? Here’s What to Look For!

Need a Flood Restoration Company? Here’s What to Look For! Home flooding creates huge problems for Denver homeowners. Whether your roof started leaking, a pipe burst under your sink, a faulty sprinkler flooded your basement, or rushing floodwaters from an overflowing creek or river impacted your home’s interior, you’re going to have a big mess…

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Will Your Homeowner’s Policy Cover Water Damage?

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Will Your Homeowner’s Policy Cover Water Damage? Water damages account for a large percentage of home insurance claims each year. Because water damage can come from a number of different sources, it gets classified in various ways and can fall under multiple areas of coverage. As an example, natural flooding is classified as being entirely…

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What Do We Mean by Severe Weather?

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What Do We Mean by Severe Weather? We often hear weather forecasters warning us about upcoming “severe” weather on the news. When this happens, homeowners are generally advised to seek shelter and take the steps necessary to protect life and property. Knowing what to expect from severe weather can make a big difference in how…

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Finding the Root Cause of Sewer Backups

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Finding the Root Cause of Sewer Backups If you’re like the average Colorado homeowner, you understand that your home relies on sewer lines in order to move waste water away from your home and into underground sewer mains. Beyond this basic information, though, you probably don’t ever give much thought to your sewer lines –…

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Summer Vacation Tips to Avoid Water Damage

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Summer Vacation Tips to Avoid Water Damage The very worst time for water damage to occur is when you’re away from home. After all, what could be worse than coming home from a relaxing summer vacation only to find that your home has been flooded, or otherwise severely damaged by water? Unfortunately, this happens more…

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April Showers Clogged Your Downspouts? Get Them Ready for Summer

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April Showers Clogged Your Downspouts? Get Them Ready for Summer Although you may not give them a whole lot of thought, gutters and downspouts are actually an integral part of your house’s overall well-being. They direct and control the flow of rainwater as a means of protecting your roof, walls, foundation, and even your landscape.…

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