It Can Happen at the Plumbers House!

It was cold this winter. Colder than normal and I thought it was just me, but after taking a consensus I’m not alone in that thought. Spring came upon us and you wouldn’t have known it with 12” of snow on the ground and more expected today. Just hearing the word Spring instead of Winter gets me all twitter-pated. Here are a few things I do before I break the door down to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather. One last furnace filter goes in, new batteries are put… Read More

Money Saving Tips: Springtime in the Rockies

Money Saving Tips: Springtime in the Rockies Hose faucet repair, leak repair and sump pumps My favorite time of year is Spring. I can finally come out of the winter hibernation and see this city come alive. My yard is alive with mother-nature now. Life is good. The following are chores I have already done and hope you do too. They are important and can save you grief and money if you get them done. Check your outside faucet to make sure they didn’t freeze then burse because someone left… Read More

Caesar Pockets Spring into Action!

Caesar Pockets What You Need: 4 cups tightly packed & torn romaine lettuce 6 oz. OSCAR MAYER Deli Fresh Smoked Turkey Breast, cut into strips 1/4 cup drained roasted red pepper strips 3 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese ¼ cup KRAFT Classic Caesar Dressing 4 pita breads, warmed, cut in half COMBINE all ingredients except pitas. SPOON into pita pockets. Enjoy!   Retrieved from: http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/caesar-pockets-112871.aspx  

Did You Know a Drip Can Really Add up?

Did You Know a Drip Can Really Add Up? Drip…drip…drip…the sound can be annoying right? Did you know that a single dripping faucet could waste around 20 liters of water a day? That is a bath tub full of water EVERY WEEK! Or think of it this way, one gallon of water equals 15,140 drips! So if the drip gets you thinking I might need to save some money and not let it run down the drain, give your dripping faucets and leaking toilets a helping hand and call a… Read More

Enjoying Your Home

I am all about decorating the house, especially any time a holiday rolls up on the calendar. Now that March is here, I see green, clover and shamrocks! Decorate your home this St. Patrick’s Day with Irish themed decorations. Go wild with the green and celebrate this holiday with something new and enjoyable. Find the lucky clover in your home!  Buy some fresh greenery at your local hobby store  Pair it up with some beautiful white flower accents that make you smile. Buy with a clear vase and add some… Read More

DIY – Tips &Tricks Bulbing in March

The month of March, winter is still hanging around but spring is starting to show it’s just around the corner. The crocuses have popped through the frozen soil which is a sure sign of renewed life. For me, it’s time to start planning the new projects for the yard and gardens. How do we want the gardens to look this year? What are the flowers of choice? Will we change the landscape? All of these thoughts and more help me start dusting off Old Man Winter. Some of the things… Read More

The Toilet Saving Lives One Flush at a Time

What invention has saved the most lives? If you said a toilet, you’re right. Did you know that more people own a cell phone than a toilet? It’s true. On the flip side, they don’t have to repair it as often! Approximately 2.5 billion people in the world don’t even have access to a toilet. This lack of access to plumbing can cause other harmful issues like water pollution, disease or even death! Imagine if the next time you need to use the bathroom you couldn’t simply go down the… Read More

Shamrock Sandwich

Sandwich of the Month: Shamrock Sandwich This is a fun way to celebrate in Shamrock Style! Shamrock Sandwich Items you need: Large bowl Shamrock Cookie Cutter 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 1/4  cup mayonnaise 2  tablespoons Dijon mustard 1  package (2 ounces) thinly sliced deli corned beef, chopped 2  tablespoons grated red onion 2 teaspoons snipped fresh dill or 3/4 teaspoon  dill weed 1/4  teaspoon salt 1 pound thinly sliced seedless rye bread Fresh dill springs, optional Directions In  a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, mayonnaise and… Read More

Spring Lawn & Garden Checklist

This is a “kickback” month. In other words, kick back and start thinking about preparation for your yard. If you give thought to pruning your trees and spraying for insect prevention ahead of the game then make the call to your favorite Arborist Ironwood Tree Care to save money by paying up front instead of later. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure as they say! March is our in-between month. Here are some great tips: Rarely do we see frozen pipes, however, that can occur. If… Read More