Spring Maintenance Reminders

Because of how dry and mild it’s been the past few weeks, I am getting a few inquiries about when to activate sprinkler systems. It still might be a few weeks too early to do so because we traditionally get our last freeze around May 1st. With that said, it’s not a bad idea to start…

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SINGLE DIGIT TEMPS ON SUNDAY

WEATHER CHANGING: The mild fall temperatures are coming to an abrupt end on Sunday when the lows will be in the single digits. I emailed out Fall Maintenance reminders last month covering sprinkler systems, heating systems, gutters, etc. If you did not receive that, please let me know. In the meantime, please disconnect all garden…

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WINTER MAINTENANCE REMINDERS

It is time to start getting our homes prepared for the upcoming winter months. Here are a few reminders to help you do so. We find it’s much better to be proactive with these maintenance items rather than reactive. SPRINKLER WINTERIZING: to prevent pipes or the backflow device from freezing and bursting, we have to…

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Bear Management and Resistant Trash Ordinance

Colorado Springs City Council adopted two ordinances to help manage wild bears in neighborhoods west of I-25. Effective March 1, 2020, the ordinances require residents and businesses within the bear management area to secure their trash or use bear-resistant trash containers and the establishment of a “Bear Management Area Map.” Who is affected by the…

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Summer Maintenance Notes

1. Gutters should be cleared and free of debris so rain water can flow away from the foundation of the property. If assistance is needed, call of of the general contractors on our links page. 2. Homes with lawns should be aerated, fertilized and watered at least 2 to 3 times per week depending on…

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