Candela Properties News

Spring Maintenance Reminders

By Kurt Eilmes / April 7, 2021

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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Frigid Temps this Weekend!

By Kurt Eilmes / February 12, 2021

The temperatures are forecast to be brutally cold this weekend so there are a few things around your home that can be done to hopefully prevent any temperature-related issues: If you are leaving for the weekend, keep your temperature set to at least 60 degrees; leave any cabinet doors under sinks on exterior walls open so…

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By Kurt Eilmes / October 22, 2020

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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By Kurt Eilmes / September 28, 2020

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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By Kurt Eilmes / August 31, 2020

The 44-year Colorado Springs tradition of a hot air balloon event on Labor Day weekend will continue with the Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off on September 5-6. In the spirit of community and innovation, event organizers Hot Apple Productions, LLC and the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation plan to bring hot air balloons to residents across Colorado Springs amid the COVID-19…

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City of Colorado Springs Burn Ban

By Kurt Eilmes / August 25, 2020

A Burn Ban is now in effect for the City of Colorado Springs. Our fire danger is VERY HIGH and we want our community to be safe. For a look at our quick guide

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