How to Prep Your Home for Winter

Published Jan 20 2016 11:09 AM EST weather.com Winter weather can wreak havoc on your home. Rather than stand by and let it happen, get ahead of things by prepping your home from the inside-out so that when the snow starts falling and the temperatures start dropping, you can breathe easy knowing your house is [...]

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Tackling Winter Sewer Problems in Denver: How to Recognize Them and Respond

Just like your home’s pipes and roof, your sewer system doesn’t catch much of a break in the winter. The cold weather in our state can create some unique sewer issues that may have you running for warmer weather. And while sewage back-ups in Denver are no fun (and often require clean-up by a home [...]

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Winter Emergencies: What to Do if Your Pipes Freeze or Burst

Despite best efforts to winterize your home, sometimes a winter emergency can happen—such as the dreaded frozen pipes in Denver. But if you act fast and take the right steps, you can mitigate some of the damage and make the repair or clean-up process less extensive. You may still need to engage a professional to [...]

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Denver Basement Winterizing: 4 Ideas for this Crucial Area of the Home

Preparing your home for winter is important, but did you know that your basement requires special cold-weather attention? Basements tend to get overlooked by homeowners when the temperatures drop. But because furnaces, water heaters, HVAC systems, hot water pipes, and other utilities are often located in the basement, this area of your home is especially [...]

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10 Ways to Winterize Your Home and Prevent Denver Water Damage

The temperatures are dropping and the holiday season is here. Whether we are ready for it or not, winter is upon us. Before the weather keeps us indoors for good, now is the perfect time to make sure to winterize your home. Below are 10 inexpensive things you can do to prepare your home. Clean [...]

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Common Causes of Winter Water Damage Denver Residents Should Know

Winter is creeping up on and before you know it there everything will be covered in snow. With the freezing temps comes the risk of home water damage. In 2013, water damage accounted for 26.4 percent of the total homeowners and renters insurance losses. But most of the common causes of winter water damage can be [...]

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