Hints and Tips

Forced Air or Radiant Heat- What’s Best For Colorado?

There are two common heat systems typical for most Colorado homes: forced air or radiant heat. Forced air supplies heat via superheated air pushed through ducts located in the ceiling or floor (or both). Radiant heat utilizes infrared and water-containing coils to...

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Is a Costly Boiler Repair in Your Future?

Use these common indicators of issues before firing up your home’s boiler or radiant heater to ensure you won’t need a costly boiler repair down the road. | Mr. Green Plumbing Blog

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Keeping Cool: Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips

If you’re a homeowner, air conditioner maintenance is most likely one of those things not thought about until the weather starts heating up. Owning a home is one of the best experiences in life, but it takes effort, money, and time to keep a house properly maintained...

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Is your water heater more than 8 years old?

DOE Rules Change for Residential Water Heaters In 2010, the Department of Energy published its final rules for residential water heaters, which will become effective April 16, 2015. The required energy factor (EF), which measures energy efficiency, will vary depending...

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Always be prepared

You can call Mr. Green Plumbing when plumbing problems arise in your Denver home or business, but when a serious plumbing issue occurs, the time it takes for us to get to you can seem like an eternity. Here are few things you should know to prepare for a plumbing emergency:

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You’ve left the building

If you’re going out of town for more than a few days turn the water off at the main control, which is typically in an inside closet, under the house, or in a laundry room. If you'd like to add a shut-off after your sprinkler system, so that your landscaping stays...

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Choices, choices

It’s important to keep two types of plungers in your home and know which to use when water starts backing up. A cup plunger can be used for small drains like bathtubs, showers and bathroom sinks. Forced cup plungers have a funnel that can apply extra force down the...

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Keep ‘em clean!

From simple kitchen drains to storm drains, keeping your drains clean can prevent costly plumbing problems. Drains are designed to allow water to flow out while keeping debris from entering the pipes. Storm drains, for example, drain excess rainwater away from your...

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