Entries by Kris Jordan

Three Reasons Your Home Needs Water Filtration

What’s in your water? Do you know? Usually we like to inject a little humor into our blog topics. But this time, we won’t dwell on funny cultural references about things lurking deep beneath Colorado’s reservoirs and rivers, like the Loch Ness monster or the Creature from the Black Lagoon.  Your drinking water is serious […]

Garvin’s Sewer Service Core Values: Safety

At Garvin’s we created a Code of Conduct that includes 6 Core Values. Today we want to explain Safety and what it means to us. We define Safety as: Creating and maintaining a safe environment for both employees and customers Garvin’s Real-Life Examples of Safety For our technicians:  Our technicians, depending on their tasks, either […]

Plumbing Tips Every Homeowner Should Know: Part 2

Welcome back! If you missed the first part of this blog, read it here. We promise, it’s worth it! Let’s continue, without further ado, to our final three handy tips for keeping your home’s plumbing in fantastic shape. Find Lovely Rita meter We know the old Beatle’s song referenced a different type of meter. But, […]

Plumbing Tips Every Homeowner Should Know: Part 1

Owning a home is a two-sided coin. There’s joy in having your own yard, being able to remodel every room to your liking and taking pride in cared-for landscaping.  Your house isn’t just drywall and wood. It’s where your daughter lost her first tooth, and your cousin surprised everyone by proposing to his fiancée at […]

Spring tips to keep your plumbing humming

Spring in Colorado: What a tricky time. It will be sunny one day and cold the next. The wind will howl on Monday and by Tuesday afternoon the sky will be so blue you’ll swear it’s the start of summer.  Spring, the time of new life and snow melt, is actually the perfect time to […]

Why spring is the perfect time for sewer line maintenance

Trees look so gorgeous covered with snow in the winter, don’t they? In the autumn they appear to bed down and take nice, long naps. In the spring, they shelter smaller plants. They host birds in their branches. Trees: Our peaceful manufacturers of oxygen. Not so fast. Trees also have a less heroic side.  Deep […]

Tips for Keeping Your Sewer Line (& Plumbing) in Top Shape

Happy New Year! We hope you have an amazing year, full of health and prosperity. Lots of folks around the world rang in 2022 with cultural traditions.  In Spain, revelers munched down twelve grapes at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve to bring luck.  In the Netherlands, families ate pieces of dough fried […]

What can go wrong with plumbing in a newer home

You love the thought of a new home. New kitchen. Open floor plan. The office with a view. The yard with so much potential! Perhaps you’re getting ready to leave your current home behind, or you’ve purchased a new house and you’re excited to settle in. Once-upon-a-time we covered what can go wrong with plumbing […]

How to prepare your plumbing for the holidays

The last goblin has disappeared into the night and now the winter holidays are coming: Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, to name a few. Are you planning to get together with friends or family? We thought so. It’s time to get prepared! Unpack the good plates and holiday linen, make sure the fireplace works, dust off […]