What a Dry Winter Could Mean for Colorado in 2018

It is no exaggeration to say that the winter of 2017-2018 so far is one of the worst many on the Front Range can remember. Snowpack is at historic lows, even at the higher elevations, and according to some researchers the state is on track for its worst winter in terms of snow in at least 60 years, with numbers that area barely 10% to 20% of average.

Do I Need a New Roof? Here Are the Signs

“The roof caving in” and “keeping a roof over your head” aren’t idioms for nothing; it’s because roofs are one of the most—if not the most—essential parts of your home. Aside from the obvious perils of a roof collapse, a compromised roof can cause all sorts of other...

Understanding Colorado’s Unique Expansive Soil

Expansive soil can be found in all 50 U.S. states and, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers, as many as 25% of U.S. homes are at risk. In fact, expansive soils cause more financial losses for insurance companies in a typical year than all natural disasters combined.

The 5 Worst Wildfires in Colorado History

The state of Colorado sits at the intersection of several risk factors that make the region particularly susceptible to wildfire. It is heavily covered in vegetation, ranging from grasses on the plains to trees and shrubs in the foothills and high country. Its climate...

Foundation Damage? Here’s What to Look For

A damaged foundation is one of the most costly repairs that a homeowner might ever face, ranging from an average low of $4,000 to $10,000 and beyond, depending on the scope and severity of the damage. Even minor crack repair can cost $500 per patch job. But there’s a...