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How to Waterproof Your Home

Protect your home from water damage in three steps ALEXANDRA FILIACIJUN 24, 2016 The following is a guest blog post from  Sonya Santos, GCP Applied Technologies Do you know what the envelope of your home is? Just as the name “envelope” implies it is the skin of your home that protects you from the outdoor [...]

Categories: Blog, Water|

How To Make a Whole City Your Home

What makes a place feel like home? In this moving performance, Toluwanimi Obiwole shares how she discovered love and community in a foreign city. Toluwanimi Obiwole is a Nigerian-born, Colorado-raised poet currently studying architectural engineering at CU Boulder as well as the Denver youth poet laureate. She is the author of two chapbooks: How to [...]

Categories: Community|


Old houses are full of charm, character, and original features that attract many homeowners who are looking for something other than the cookie-cutter styles that are popular in new construction. But old houses unfortunately come with their fair share of structural concerns, which can lead to fire, high energy bills, and even water damage Denver [...]

Categories: Basements, Remodeling, Water|

5 Risks of Untreated Water Damage in Denver

Minot, N.D. city emergency workers race to build and attach a ring levee around a breach area in the earthen levee on the west side of Broadway June 24, as a large backhoe sinks between two houses. While the flood water continues to run through the original earthen levee, it is now being contained [...]

Categories: Uncategorized|

Denver Fire Damage: My Home Caught Fire, Now What?

A house fire is devastating. In the moment, it is crucial you exit your home immediately for your own safety. No matter what they may be, leave all valuables behind and do not go back in to retrieve them until you have received the all clear from the fire department. No object can ever be [...]

Categories: Fire, Smoke|

How a Roof Inspection can Find and Address Denver Water Damage

Getting a professional roof inspection twice a year—once in the spring and once in the fall—can help diagnose, repair, or prevent water damage to your home by uncovering potential damage to your roof, whether the result of severe weather such as hail in the summer or heavy snowfall in the winter, or general wear and [...]

Categories: Roofing, Water|

Denver Fire Damage: Why the Pros Should Clean the Mess

After the fire’s been extinguished and the fire trucks are gone, the homeowner is left with a smoking, sodden mess to straighten out. Unless the fire was limited to a very small area, experts recommend homeowners hire professional contractors to clean the damaged property. If contacted immediately, and assuming they have immediate access to the [...]

Categories: Fire, Smoke|

Create a Family Disaster Plan to Avoid Denver Fire Damage

It is impossible to predict or gauge what the effects might be when disaster strikes. Often, your typical resources or basic comforts that you come to expect can suddenly be shut off after fire damage Denver occurs – things like water, gas, or electricity. The most practical and responsible thing to do is simply know [...]

Categories: Fire, Remodeling, Tips|

Avoid Denver Water Damage: When to Repair or Replace Your Water Heater

flooding in luxurious interior. 3d creative concept Experts say the lifespan of a water heater is anywhere from 8-15 years. And while the lifespan of your water heater has much to do with its design, how it was installed, the water itself, and how well it’s been maintained, that’s a fair number of [...]

Categories: Plumbing, Remodeling, Water|

8 Fireplace Safety Tips to Avoid Denver Fire Damage

It’s that time of year when building a fire on a cold day sounds like the best idea: a crackling fire in the fireplace makes everything cozier. But before you throw on another log, make sure your fireplace is in good working order. According to the experts from This Old House, fireplaces and chimneys are [...]

Categories: Fire, Tips|