Recent Hurricanes Remind Us of the Importance of Flood Insurance

The Recent Hurricanes Remind Us how Importance of Flood Insurance Got flood insurance? If you’re like most Colorado homeowners, chances are that you probably don’t. In fact, the majority of American homeowners have never purchased a flood insurance policy and that puts them at serious risk in the event of a natural disaster. Recent Hurricanes [...]

By | 2017-12-07T05:31:11+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Insurance, Water|Comments Off on Recent Hurricanes Remind Us of the Importance of Flood Insurance

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

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 [...]

By | 2017-11-13T18:57:04+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Do it Yourself, Residential, Water|Comments Off on 10 Simple (and Awesome) Ways to Prevent Water Damage (part 2 of 2)

10 Simple (and Awesome) Ways to Prevent Water Damage (part 1 of 2)

10 Simple (and Awesome) Ways to Prevent Water Damage (part 1 of 2) Ask any homeowner what his or her biggest fears are when it comes to damage to their beloved home, and you can bet that “water damage” will be at the top of that list. It certainly isn’t difficult to figure out why. [...]

By | 2017-11-13T18:57:31+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Do it Yourself, Residential, Water|Comments Off on 10 Simple (and Awesome) Ways to Prevent Water Damage (part 1 of 2)

Flood Mitigation Castle Pines

Abbotts performed this dry down in Castle Pines, CO. The main water shut off broke resulting in the flooding of a crawl space. Abbotts setup a drying system including air movers and dehumidification units to mitigate the flood, dry out the space and prevent mold and mildew from forming.

By | 2016-10-19T15:04:49+00:00 October 6th, 2016|video, Water|Comments Off on Flood Mitigation Castle Pines

Melting Snow and Ice Means Water … and Odor

Melting Snow and Ice Means Water… and Odor Most Coloradans know well enough the dangers of the rugged state’s seasonal changes. Winter brings snow and ice and the potential for frozen, broken pipes. Spring brings the thaw, which can turn to flooding when seasonal rains get heavy and join forces with the melting runoff. But [...]

By | 2017-12-11T22:50:52+00:00 March 15th, 2016|freeze, Mold, Water|0 Comments

REPORT: Flooded Homes Now Face Mold Concern (NEWS VIDEO)

It seems like Abbotts is becoming almost a nightly fixture in Denver news. Listen to our President, Travis explain the mold risks Coloradans are facing following all the recent rain.

By | 2016-10-19T15:04:55+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Do it Yourself, Insurance, Mold, Water|0 Comments

Water Damage? Follow These 10 Tips

Your property is flooded. What Next? Water damage from flooding or plumbing issues like frozen, ruptured pipes can present harrowing challenges. It’s hard to know what to do first when the water recedes. Act fast and follow these tips after the water recedes to minimize damage and make the process of restoring your property easier [...]

By | 2016-10-19T15:04:55+00:00 June 12th, 2015|Do it Yourself, Mold, Water|0 Comments

Flooding Risks: We’re Not Out of the Woods, Yet

Denver and the Front Range face flooding risks ahead, as monsoon season winds down. The national media is awash with images and tragic stories about dangerous flooding in other states. 11 dead, 30 missing after record floods swamp Texas and Oklahoma As we turn our thoughts toward the people facing dangerous flooding, [...]

By | 2017-07-26T21:15:49+00:00 May 28th, 2015|Water|0 Comments

Proposed Colorado Law Could Speed Up Fire, Flood Warnings

Faster warnings could save hundreds of millions in damage and save lives. The Denver Post reports Colorado state Rep. Tracy Kraft-Tharp, D-Arvada, is drumming up support for a $10 million effort to better forecast wildfires and floods, which could save hundreds times more in property losses from any one single event by [...]

By | 2017-09-12T19:03:12+00:00 February 4th, 2015|Fire, Water|0 Comments