Taking Care of Your Hot Water Heater

A client recently called us with a complaint of no hot water and the following symptoms regarding his Hot Water Heater: When he first found there wasn’t any hot water he relit the pilot light, and then fired up the burner. However, when he checked on it a couple of hours later, the water was still cold, the gas burner was off again, and the pilot was, once again, also not burning.

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Green Home Retrofit Checklist

Even if the home you live in now is far from green, and you’re not planning a major renovation anytime soon, there is plenty you can do to start living in a greener, healthier home. Here are some project ideas:

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HB 09-1091

Carbon Monoxide Detector Bill Introduced in Colorado 2009 General Assembly
HB 09-1091 was just introduced in the Colorado General Assembly and by all accounts is on the fast track to passage.

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How to Fix the Economy

The fix:

In a word, it has to do with housing.

The plan: Part of the anticipated economic stimulus plan is likely to include provisions of a “Fix Housing First Homebuyer Tax Credit” bill introduced by U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia.

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Replacing Support Posts

Replacing A Rotten Support Post

Exterior decks on older homes are often supported by 4×4 posts that are “untreated” lumber and become rotten over time, requiring replacement. A recent client of mine needed this kind of work done and contacted us to help with the project.

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Simple Concrete Repairs

Is Your Concrete Driveway or Sidewalk in Need of Repair?

With the economy being in the shape it’s in, more and more people are holding on to the homes they have rather than upgrading, resizing, etc. This trend has natural consequences, such as the need for people to do more repairs and routine maintenance on their existing homes as time passes.

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