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Homeowner Tips Blog

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Landscaping and Your Septic System

Hey, NoCo, it’s time to start thinking about landscaping for the spring. The weather is warming up, we’re seeing more of the sun, and the days are getting longer. These things are signs that spring … Read More

Spring Home Maintenance Tips to Save Money and Energy

Although springtime is typically meant for cleaning, we believe it is also a great time to evaluate your home’s electrical use and maintenance. Doing so can assure your electrical appliances are functioning well and can … Read More

A Reminder of What SHOULDN’T Go Down the Drain

As you go through your daily life, it can be hard to remember what should and shouldn’t be going down the drains in your home. We live our daily lives, and our plumbing/septic is often … Read More

Whole-House surge protectors

Surge Protectors: Preventing Electrical Disasters

Like power strips, surge protectors allow multiple components to be plugged into the same device and outlet. Besides offering more plug space, surge protectors are also utilized to decrease the risk of circuit shortages, damage … Read More

Septic Systems & Power Outages

Here in Northern Colorado we’re fairly used to the snow. But that doesn’t eliminate the risk of experiencing a power outage. In fact, power outages are fairly common when there’s lots of snowfall. Heavy winds … Read More

Is Your Septic System Struggling Right Now?

It’s winter here in NoCo and that means lots of snow and freezing temperatures. While some of us may be enjoying the snow, your septic system probably is not. Much like other plumbing in your … Read More

How Laundry Can Affect Your Septic

Have you ever thought about how your laundry may affect your septic system? Unfortunately, the answer is probably no. You may not have even known that septic and laundry had any relation at all. In … Read More

Smoke Detectors

Is Your Smoke Detector Protecting You?

Your smoke detector may be the only thing protecting you from fire-related disasters. A functioning smoke detector is necessary to get an instant notification when a fire breaks out and, subsequently, protect your home and … Read More

Hidden hazards of smoke

Smoke is a complex mixture of toxic gases and tiny bits of matter, called particulate matter. The Environmental Protection Agency warns of the dangers of particulate pollution. EPA AIRNOW “Particle pollution is a mixture of … Read More

SELLING A HOUSE IN NORTHERN COLORADO? KEEP THESE THINGS IN MIND

It is no secret that the housing market in Fort Collins and surrounding areas is booming. Real estate in the Front Range is selling at premium prices. If you own a home or property in … Read More