1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Sump Pump Maintenance

    There are several things in the home that don’t cross homeowners minds until there is a problem — the roof, the foundation, the water heater, etc. Another common system that gets overlooked is the sump pump. Not all Front Range homes have a sump pump, and even in those that do, it isn’t always needed regularly, making it even harder to make it a habit of maintaining it. If you do have a sump…Read More

  7. 7 Signs You Need A Sewer Line Repair

    Do you have a sewage backup? Do you have an unpleasant odor in your home or business? It may be time for a sewer line repair or drain cleaning. If you notice any of the seven signs in this blog post in your home or business, you most likely have a sewer line issue. It’s not enough to wait and hope the clog goes away on its own. You want to act immediately before the toxic waste flooding your hom…Read More

  8. What to Know About Water Heaters

    Whether you’re washing your hands or want to take a long hot bath, Estes Park homeowners want to be able to rely on their water heaters on a daily basis. Many water heaters come with a 12-year warranty, so if yours has been in service for a few years more than that, it might be time to start looking for a new one. When shopping for a new water heater, you can expect more energy-efficient models …Read More

  9. 8 Things Your Plumber Wants You to Know

    To be a proficient, expert plumber, it takes a lot of training, knowledge, and experience. So, you can imagine that the average person in Fort Collins is not a plumber and should maybe stay away from anything plumbing related. Is there a leaky faucet? A clogged drain? We know that there are some people who are more comfortable than others with these types of problems, but it’s still a good idea …Read More

  10. New Year, New Water Heater: Picking The Right One For Your Home

    The New Year is here! A lot of homeowners invest money into their properties at the beginning of the year, and one of the most common major purchases is a new water heater. It's a smart investment of your money, too. That's because a new water heater could actually help lower your monthly energy bills by being more energy efficient than the older model you had in your house. Plus, if you end up se…Read More