Boulder Colorado Spring Runoff Season

Boulder CreekBoulder County is advising residents and property owners to get ready for the spring runoff coming soon.

If you or your property are in a flood zone, you need to consider the possibility of flooding during the high stream flows that come with the spring runoff of snow melting in the high country.

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Selecting Homeowner’s Insurance

UnknownChoosing homeowners insurance can sometimes feel complicated or overwhelming. It doesn’t have to though.

Perhaps even more important that just a low premium, there are a number of other factors to consider when choosing home insurance.

And consider another potential flaw when choosing insurance: it’s the “I’ll just use who I’ve always been using” approach. This doesn’t necessarily net good results for you.

Hundreds of providers offer insurance to meet various consumer needs and home owner requirements can vary widely for individuals. To help consumers find their way through the maze of data points you need to review to choose an insurance provider, a team of writers at Reviews.com took a close look at insurance companies and set out to find the very best in home coverage.

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9 Neighborhood Features That Hurt Home Values

power plantstarbucks logoSome neighborhood features, like having a Starbucks nearby, can bring up home values, (or is it that Starbucks moves in when home values increase?)

However, some Boulder neighborhoods don’t seem to be affected by things like this.

Having a cemetery or power plant nearby can bring home values down, at least in some areas.

To calculate, realtor.com® analyzed home prices and appreciation rates in ZIP codes of the 100 largest metro areas across the country… Read more

HARD to RECYCLE and HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE EVENT

recycle itemsSuperior Colorado is having another hazardous waste and ‘hard to recycle’ event soon up at Eldorado K-8 school.

The Town of Superior is sponsoring the Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Recycling Event for 2016!
Saturday, April 16th bring all your stuff you know you shouldn’t throw in the trash to Eldorado K-8 School.
It’s at 3351 S. Indiana St. on the south end of the town, up on the hill above the Firehouse.
Be there between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm. You don’t need an  appointment and you can come by and drop off your items anytime within those hours! There’s one catch: to get the town to subsidize your recycling, you need to be a Town of Superior Resident.

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8 Bad ‘Home Improvement’ Habits

Home maintenance, or home improvement is ignored by many homeowners, however there’s a twist to this.

While you don’t want to be that guy/gal who finds out they need extensive work done due to ‘deferred maintenance’, especially when you’re ready to sell your home, there are some considerations we must observe.

Home owners can definitely overdo it when it comes to the upkeep of their home. On the TV show This Old House they recently shared several ways that home owners’ enthusiasm may actually harm the house.

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