1. Managing Your Home’s Heat During the Winter

    When it comes to the winter months, there are a variety of things to get excited about. There is plenty of snow to frolic around in, there might be a variety of winter sports you want to participate in, and there are delicious treats, hot drinks, and holidays with the family to look forward to. And many people will tell you that there are few things better than curling up in a warm and cozy home o…Read More

  2. Preparing Your Home and Plumbing for Winter

    For folks who live in Colorado, especially folks living in the Front Range area, the upcoming winter months are somewhat of a double-edged sword. For many people, the sight of snow covered trees, getting warm next to a heater with a warm drink, and the opportunity for winter sports brings about some excitement and enjoyment for the winter months, especially with thoughts of the upcoming holidays. …Read More

  3. Boiler Preventative Maintenance

    We all know you should get the oil in your car changed every 3 months or every 3 to 5 thousand miles. But when should you get your boiler serviced? It’s a different piece of machinery to consider, as well as experiences quite a different usage style compared to your car. But like a car, it provides a pretty essential service for you most days, and not maintaining it is just as much of a pain. Ke…Read More

  4. Water Heater Expansion Tanks: What They are Designed For

    When most people hear the word water heater expansion tanks, they have no idea what it means, what it is, or what it does. The few people who do know it, probably think of it as that little tank that sits above the water heater. If they have one that is. They won't really understand what it does nor how important it is to have with today's codes and developments. That’s where Ace Hi Plumbing can…Read More

  5. Everything You Need To Know About Direct Vent Water Heaters

    If you are a first-time homeowner, then you are very likely still learning all about the different components of your home. It’s not like you didn’t know where the air conditioner, furnace, or water heater resided in the home — or homes — you grew up in. But, chances are good that you didn’t have a lot to do with them. But once you got the keys to your very own castle, everything changed…Read More

  6. How To Stop Your Water Heater Pilot Light From Going Out

    Everyone loves some accessible hot water, whether it’s a hot shower on a cold winter morning before work or a steamy bath to help overcome a bad cold. We rely on our water heaters to provide this modern luxury whenever we please, but at one point or another, you have probably let the water run for a while before realizing that the water isn’t heating up at all. While there could be a number of…Read More

  7. The Pros and Cons of In-Floor Heating

    One of the most luxurious additions you can add to your home bathroom is heated floors. While these are having something of a renaissance in modern architecture, this feature has actually been found in homes since the time of the ancient Romans. Despite being a part of home design for literally thousands of years, this system isn’t fully figured out, and while it offers its share of advantages, …Read More

  8. Common Basement Plumbing Problems

    Many new homes (and older homes as well) in Colorado are sold with an unfinished basement, which is quite appealing to homeowners. Now, they can have the man cave they’ve always wanted, the extra bedroom in the basement for a teenager to have “alone” time, or the perfect gym layout you’ve always dreamed of. An unfinished basement offers up a lot of potential that lights up homeowners eyes.…Read More

  9. How Your Garbage Disposal Affects Your Kitchen Plumbing

    A garbage disposal is one of the best inventions in our kitchens. It makes clean up after meals a snap. You simply rinse your dishes, including uneaten food and food bits, down the drain, hit the garbage disposal, and everything is whisked away without you ever having to think about it again. But did you know that what you do put down your kitchen drain can affect your plumbing? Ace Hi Plumbing of…Read More

  10. Tree Roots and Your Sewer System

    Trees are a beautiful part of any landscape, they provide shade, a home for birds and critters, and the foliage creates an impressive scene in the fall. But there’s one aspect of trees that can be incredibly damaging and harmful for your home — its roots. Large trees, even when they are located a good distance away from the home, have roots that spread up to one-half to three times wider than …Read More