Congratulations Meghan Bach! Voted to the Board of the Colorado Green Building Guild

The Colorado Green Building Guild is a non-profit trade organization representing a wide range of green building leaders, and serving the community at large by making green building common practice and accessible to all. Based in Boulder, CGBG strives to ensure the widespread adoption of sustainable practices to increase the efficient use of resources, create healthier buildings, and support vibrant, sustainable communities throughout all of Colorado!

Each year, the Guild holds elections for new board members, who serve for two years. The board is made up of qualified members who are dedicated to advancing the craft of green building in Boulder County and passionate about leading this organization to the next level.

Colorado Landmark’s very own Meghan Bach has been voted as a board member in this years election, and we know she is going to bring a lot of knowledge and passion to that table!

Meghan will be co-chair of the Boulder Green Home Tour as well on September 26th this year. They are also looking for volunteers who are passionate about sustainable, green building and living. Here is the link to check out last years event she had the opportunity to volunteer at and loved – http://www.bouldergreenhometour.org/

The next meeting for the BGHT will be held on Monday, March 16th from 5-6pm at Sloan Build, located at 1644 Conestoga Street, Suite 6. They are looking for any interested parties to join the committee if you are interested in checking it out!

 “This tree huger is jumping for joy. Here’s to giant steps on this path of keeping this Planet Earth and its creatures healthy.” – Meghan Bach

Meghan and her family relocated to Boulder from San Diego in 2012 and she says it has felt like home since day one. She feels Boulder has been named “The Happiest City in the U.S.” for a good reason; with it’s constant sunshine and beautiful seasons, the great outdoors, amazing people, great food, varied architecture, views at every glance, excellent schools, and even more incredible people.


Founded in 2004, the guild was the vision of a group of building professionals who decided it was time to make a significant, positive impact on the Boulder community. Boulder was the first city to create mandatory green building standards, called “Green Points,” for all new residential structures and renovations larger than 500 square feet. These builders, however, felt inspired to develop more stringent standards that reflected the increasing need to build healthier and more resource-efficient living spaces. Although each of the professionals contributed to green building individually by creating high quality, durable structures, they realized that their ability to build green homes and workplaces was limited by the lack of available and affordable green building products, as well as the misinformed homeowners and building professionals with whom they worked on a daily basis. They formed the Boulder Green Building Guild to fill this education gap.

In 2011 the Board of Directors voted to transition the Boulder Green Building Guild into the Colorado Green Building Guild in order to develop a broader organization with a new vision that says green is for everyone looking for long-term solutions that control costs, improve health and foster a sustainable community.

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2020 Leap of Kindness Day Food Drive

What would you do with an extra day?

 

Leap of Kindness Day is a day on which chambers of commerce across the county are encouraged to perform acts of service for their communities. For this year’s Leap of Kindness Day, Colorado Landmark’s Louisville office and The Saul Team will be collecting non-perishable items starting Monday, February 24th through Friday the 28th. 

All donations benefit the Louisville Community Food Share and will be delivered to the Methodist Church in Downtown Louisville on Saturday the 29th. All of us here at Colorado Landmark are so excited to become neighbors and active, supporting members of this wonderful thriving community, and to continue spreading kindness and charity through out Boulder County and beyond!

 

Please drop all non-perishable food items off at Colorado Landmark’s NEW LOUISVILLE OFFICE located at: 

1002 Griffith Street

Louisville, CO 80027

 

 

January is Radon Action Month

JANUARY IS RADON ACTION MONTH

Prolonged exposure to unsafe levels of radon increases the risk of lung cancer; in fact, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking, and can cause cancers in pets as well. Any home can have a radon problem – old or new, well-sealed or draft, with or without a basement. An estimated 1 in 6 homes in the U.S. is affected by radon, but that number is much higher in Colorado.

WHAT IS RADON?
Radon is a naturally occurring odorless, colorless, radioactive gas formed by the ongoing decay of uranium in soil, rocks, sediments, and even well or ground water. While radon that escapes into the atmosphere isn’t harmful, dangerously high concentrations can build up indoors, exposing occupants to possible health risks and death.

LEARN MORE ABOUT RADON

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Stress Less | Giving Back | Holiday Pro-Organization Tips

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Stress Less This Holiday Season

Quick Mindfulness Tips:

  1. Breathe – Take slow, deep breaths into your body and feel tension dissolve. Breathing oxygenates the body, clears the mind and re-focuses us right back to the now.
  2. One Thing at a Time – Choose to be present and focused JUST on the activity at hand – be it writing, talking on the phone or cooking dinner. Or maybe, organizing to make room for holiday gifts! This is one of the best times of year to get organized with the upcoming influx of gifts.
  3. Prioritize & Delegate – Does everything need to get done now? Consider hiring help. Your time is worth it and the investment will pay off in many ways.  Organization & Relocation is here to help you with all of your holiday details!
  4. Relax – Understand that everything is fine, and everything will get done!

‘Tis The Season To Give Back

It’s a wonderful time of year to clear out the closets and storage areas of your home and donate those items to charities and shelters for the homeless.

We at Organization & Relocation have upfront knowledge of how much difference clearing spaces in your home can make. The added benefit of donating those household and clothing items to shelters and charitable organizations makes the changes even more of an impact. It is so rewarding to know your items will benefit others and you benefit by improving your space.


Handy Products & Pro-Organization Tips!

Some of our best holiday storage ideas are right at our finger tips!

Our family has numerous nutcrackers and I have for years, stored them rather haphazardly. Now, with this tall storage container, I feel confident that my variety of Nutcrackers are secured until next season.

Check out these Tall Collectible Storage Bins out from THE CONTAINER STORE!


How Do You Secure Ornaments?

These clear, simple containers with individual sections for each item makes packing away your ornaments a snap! And, guess what? Taking them out for next season is too!


These holiday tips are  simple  and will make life easier for years to come.

Happy Holidays from all of us at Organization & Relocation!

We are grateful and thankful for every one of you.

Thank you!


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Colorado Landmark Gives Back!

At Colorado Landmark, we are passionate about getting involved and giving back to our community. Landmark is our company name and  our guiding philosophy – check out all of the incredible charitable efforts put forth by our wonderful agents throughout the year!

 

President and Founder Joel Ripmaster is a proud supporter of the University of Colorado Buff Club, which raises funds in support of the nearly 350 student athletes at the University of Colorado.  These funds provide scholarships, and safeguards the mental and physical wellness of these student athletes.
Joel also supports the YMCA, to help them provide more than $1 million in financial assistance each year. Access to Y support means our neighbors can overcome the hardest moments of their lives.

 

Buffs4Life is another organization that Joel is a proud sponsor of. Their mission is to provide financial and mental health support services to current and former CU Boulder student athletes and coaches in their time of need.

 


CLR Vice President Jennifer Fly is a proud member of GiveBack Homes, a non-profit that links real estate professionals with families in need. GiveBack Homes creates social change by building homes for underprivileged families in the United States and abroad, with funds generated and then donated from brokers’ real estate transactions.  The organization’s motto – “Homes Change Lives” – rings loud and true for Jennifer and she is thrilled to be a part of this social good movement.

 


 

Marybeth Emerson is on the Board of Directors for the Shining Stars Foundation, a non-profit that provides recreational and social programs for children and their families who are challenged with cancer or other life threatening illnesses.

 


 

Brett Sawyer volunteers as a member of the Board of Directors for the Boulder Area REALTOR Association (BARA) and was the 2019 Chairman of the BARA Communications Committee. He is also the Chairman-Elect for the 2020/2021 term for the BARA Board of Directors! Another Board Brett is a director of is Commuting Solutions; dedicated to delivering innovative transportation options that connect commuters to their workplaces, businesses to their employees, and residents to their communities.

Growing up in Boulder, Brett Sawyer was exposed to bicycling at an early age; racing as an amateur, then switching from racing to race support. Avid in the bicycling community, he learned about World Bicycle Relief, an organization that provides purpose-built bicycles to individuals and groups in Africa. Bicycles have been shown to dramatically increase villagers’ access to education and healthcare, and provide more efficient trade between communities. For every property sold, Brett donates a bicycle to a trained and qualified recipient.

Brett also contributes to RPAC, the REALTORS Political Action Committee, which has been critical in maintaining national homeowners rights, renewal of the National Flood Insurance Program, and retaining the mortgage interest deduction on Federal tax returns.

 


 

Since 2001, Jenner Eiss and her family have sponsored over 50  Boys & Girls Club campers. At Gates Camp, located in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, children from low-income families spend a week in the mountains hiking, fishing, canoeing, rock climbing and exploring who they are through the lens of the “Five Pillars”: Leadership, Enthusiasm, Respect, Cooperation, and Honesty.  Jenner says “Our children are our future and I believe in giving children  opportunities and experiences that will help open them up to the  unlimited potential that lies with in each and every one of them.”

 


 

Kamla Chopra is an active member of the Rotary Club of Niwot, and served as the group’s treasurer for two years. She also enjoys volunteering for Habitat for Humanity and the Community Food Share, and is a member of the Niwot Business Association.

 


 

Deborah Read Fowler donates $500 from every closing in the 80503 zip code area to the Niwot Children’s Park. She also serves on the Board of the Community Food Share, and is the President of the Women’s International Niwot Club (WINC) who welcome diversity and actively celebrate cultural difference from all over the world, as well as different parts of the USA.

Other local organizations Deborah sponsors include:
Mountain View Fire Rescue, Niwot Elementary and High School as well as Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, the Boulder Symphony and Children First of the Rockies, where services are designed to help families in conflict or crisis improve their quality of life and ensure the safety and well-being of children.

She also donates to Love for Lily, to support families in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to thrive during their stay and at home; as well as CASA who together with state and local member programs, support and promote court-appointed volunteer advocacy so every child who has experienced abuse or neglect can be safe, have a permanent home, and the opportunity to thrive.

Deborah is a Chairman of FRiLLS (Front Range Leading Ladies)
A Board Member of the Boulder Symphony
A Guild Member of the Community Food Share
Vice President of the Niwot Business Association
and Vice President of IBC (International Business Circle)


The Saul Team hosts an annual coat drive for One Warm Coat a national, non-profit organization that works to provide a free, warm coat to people in need.  Coats are collected and distributed in the communities where they were collected without charge, discrimination, or obligation.  Since their inception in 1992, they have given away more than six million coats.

 

      The Saul Team also donates to Boulder County Open Space & Trails and the Boulder County Humane Society.

 


 

 

Aku Desai  is proud to support the Boulder Safe House (SPAN) which is a human rights organization committed to ending violence against adults, youth and children through support, advocacy, education and community organizing.  SPAN began providing services in 1979 and is crucial to the network of support that offers critical “safety net” services to vulnerable, low-income and at-risk populations. To learn more about the great work that they do for the community, click here: http://www.safehousealliance.org/.

 


 

Paige Coutts donates money and volunteers her time at The Golden Retriever Rescue of the Rockies, a mostly volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that helps rescue-rehab and place unwanted, abandoned or surrendered Golden Retrievers into loving forever homes.

 


 

Kevin Byrne donates to the Boulder Community Food Share and Attention Homes in Boulder. Attention Homes was established in 1966 with the mandate to provide ‘attention, not detention’ to displaced youth, serving over 12,000 young individuals as they become healthy, productive members of our community. They have always been responsive to the needs of youth facing homelessness due to domestic violence or family breakups, so that they no longer are sent to detention centers for housing.

 


 

Mia Ness donates shoes, coats, gloves etc. to A Precious Child in Broomfield every year, where they assist children and families facing difficult life challenges such as abuse and neglect, crisis situations and poverty. Through their four Key Focus Areas, A Precious Child aims to bridge the gap in children’s education so they can become secure, self-reliant, contributing members of their communities as adults.

This past year she was part of the silent auction donations for Pie in the Sky – Project Angel Heart who, with the help of thousands of cummunity members, prepare and deliver delicious, medically tailored meals – free of charge – to Coloradoans coping with life-threatening illness.

 


 

Meghan Bach annually sponsors the Community Food Share as well as ACE – the Alliance for Climate Education, teaching young people about the science of climate change and empowering them to take action!

Meghan sponsors lots of other organizations such as:

The Conscious Alliance, a movement of artists, musicians, food makers, and music lovers on a mission to end hunger in underserved communities nationwide.

Crayons to Calculators collects and distributes new backpacks and school supplies to ensure that Boulder Valley and St. Vrain Valley students head back to school with the tools they need to succeed.

The Trust for Public Land works to protect the places people care about and to create cloe-to-home parks — particularly near cities, where 80 percent of Americans live. Thei goal is to ensure that every child has easy access to a safe place to play in nature.

The Denver Rescue Mission not only provides physical sustenance to meet immediate needs, but spiritual nourishment through programs and support to help guests grow in their faith journeys. The greatest gift of all can be a second chance. Through understanding, professional counseling, and health services programs, they ensure their guests know they are valued and capable of incredible change.

Meals on Wheels provides fresh, nutritious meals and daily well-being checks to Boulder residents regardless of age or income. Making Life Easier.

 


Stacey Richter donates to the Boulder Sudbury School and There With Care;providing a wide range of thoughtful and fundamental services to families and children during the critical phase of a medical crisis.

 


 

Support Local Businesses this Weekend – Small Business Saturday is Almost Here!

At Colorado Landmark, Realtors we LOVE celebrating and supporting local small businesses because we are one! Here are a bunch of great deals from small businesses in our area.

Click Here to See What Shops Are Participating in Boulder! 

Entertainment and activities abound at this year’s Small Business Saturday for the whole family. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Visitor Information Center from 11 am – 2 pm, with rides on the Snowflake Express kiddie train offered during the same time frame (weather permitting). In addition, enjoy Holiday carolers in nostalgic attire roaming downtown throughout the day.

We hope that for the remainder of the holiday season and well into the new year, you will continue to support local shops and restaurants who call downtown Boulder home.  Our district is made up of more than 80% locally owned / operated businesses –  that’s HUGE!   Thank you for your ongoing support!


Shop Small – Shop Local!
Small Business Saturday is Coming!
Shop local on November 30th

 When spending your holiday dollars in Louisville, you not only get to personally pick out that gift that will make someone happy, you also help a small business owner! And that is one of the best gifts of all!

CHECK OUT THESE CHAMBER MEMBERS GREAT DEALS GOING ON NOVEMBER 30TH!


740 Front
740 Front St
www.740front.com
Complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary during brunch with the order of an entrée (Customer needs to mention this offer to their food server) & at dinner receive a complimentary $10 on your next visit when you mention you are there for Small business Saturday.

 

Achtermann Chiropractic & Acupuncture
600 Main St
http://achtermann-us.com/
$5-$20 off packages & 2 for 1 Cupping or Kinesiotape sessions! Promos available the week before & after Thanksgiving. Send an email to acmstaff3@gmail.com, call 303-673-9797 or Text 720-295- 9212!

 

Assorted Goods and Candy
706 Front Street, Suite B
www.assortedgoodsandcandy.com
Assorted Goods and Candy will be having a drawing for a Holiday Chocolate Centerpiece as well as warm apple cider and chocolate and candy samples throughout the day.

 

Big Little Sound
Louisville
www.biglittlesound.com
Book a Holiday or New Years Party on small biz Saturday and get your headphones at a 25% discount!
Valid on both DIY parties and full-service events.
Book a youth or teen party and get 2 for 1 on headphones for a DIY rental! Valid anytime in 2020. No limit on headphones!
Must book and confirm with your deposit on Small Business Saturday!
Feel free to reach out in advance for more information.
Contact info@BigLittleSound.com on the 30th of November to book.

 

Center Your Body Pilates
844 Main Street Suite 101
www.centeryourbodypilates.com
Center Your Body Pilates will be offering two discounts on Saturday only
20% of Retail
Buy a 10 or 20 Pack Class Package and Get two classes FREE!
*Packages Purchased online all day on Saturday will be credited with 2 additional classes after purchase
Open 8am – noon, packages available online all day.

 

Creative Framing Art Gallery
916 Main Street
www.creativeframingartgallery.com
10% off EVERYTHING in the gallery, including Uno de 50, plus 20% off custom framing order. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and beverages while you shop!

 

Eleanor + Hobbs
901 Front Street #100
www.shop-eleanor.com
Eleanor + Hobbs will be serving up some hot cider and Landline Doughnuts

 

Good Farma, LLC
700 Front Street, Suite 204
www.mygoodfarma.com
20% off coupons fro any nutritional service/ raffle for Personalized 4 Week Meal Plan (1 drawing)/ Sweet Treats

 

Inksmith Tattoo & Piercing
565 E South Boulder Rd
http://www.inksmithcolorado.com/
will be offering discounted Gift Certificates, each certificate is $100 valued at $150. It also comes with a $50 coupon.

 

Lucky Pie Pizza & Tap House
637 Front Street
https://www.luckypiepizza.com/
Restaurant / Buy One Get One Beer for mentioning Small Business Saturday

 

Louisville Cyclery LLC
1032 E. South Boulder Rd.
www.louisvillecyclery.com
10% off 2020 Adult and Youth Bikes
20% off 2019 Bikes
30% off all Apparel and Accessories
Louisville Cyclery is now your source for high quality, affordable Skateboards, Scooters, and Accessories! All at 30% off on Small Business Saturday!

 

My Saving Grace
909 Main Street
www.mysavinggrace.net
Small business Saturday we will have a drawing for a $200 gift certificate. Must visit the store that day to enter.
Month of November we will be taking gently used shoe donations to benefit Sister Carmen Community Center. With a donation, you will receive a 25% discount off a full-price pair of shoes.

 

Nutri-Physique
Louisville
www.nutriphysique.net
20% off!
Regular price =$93 Discounted price =$75\
Please call Pam to schedule: 303-665-7992

 

Organic Sandwich Company
459 S. McCaslin Blvd
www.organicsandwichco.com
Free soda with purchase on Small Business Saturday!

 

Pitter Patter
931 Main Street
www.pitterpattershop.com
Pitter Patter is saying thanks to their loyal shoppers by giving away reusable, custom Louisville shopping bags to the first 5 customers who spend $100. They love being a member of the Louisville community and would like to help others share this pride.

 

Rodan and Fields Skincare, Holly Widmar Independent Consultant
844 Main Street, Suite 202
https://hollywidmar.myrandf.com/
Saturday special one free essentials product & preferred customer fee rebate (20$ value): get 10% off and free shipping

 

Tilt Pinball and Events
640 Main Street
www.tiltpinball.co
Email events@TiltColorado.com on the 30th for these deals –
20% off Youth Party (can take place anytime in 2020)
20% off Room Rental for a Holiday party.
20% off Gift Cards (great stocking fillers)

 

The Singing Cook
728 Main St.
www.singingcookstore.com
First 20 customers to spend $75 or more receive a $10 Gift Card to either Acme Fine Goods or 740 Front.

 

Yoga Hive Colorado
917 Front St., Suite160
www.yogahivecolorado.com
Yoga Hive will be hosting a pop-up shop from Refill Revolution, a one-stop-refill-shop for all of your household cleaning and body care products. They will also have eco-friendly lifestyle items such as reusable towels, produce bags (no need to grab those plastic bags at the store for your fruits and veggies), straws, portable utensils, shampoo bars and much more! They are open 10-4 on Small Business Saturday.

 

Yoga Junction
927 Main Street
www.louisvilleyogajunction.com
Yoga Junction will be offering two discounts on Saturday Only:
Save 20% off any retail purchase!
Buy a 10 punch card for $100! (Savings of $35)
*Punch Cards are Available Online through Sunday using code SHOPSMALL19

Lousiville Chamber of Commerce | 901 Main St. |
303.666.5747 www.louisvillechamber.com


Support small, independent family owned businesses that make our community special and interesting!

Small Business Saturday

Thank you for supporting our family business. Lafayette Florist, Gift Shop & Garden Center has been in the same location since 1949. We invested in this community through our longevity, have stayed current and offer the best floral and gardening products in East Boulder County. Come see us!

Enjoy two floors of Gift and Home décor showrooms.

Lafayette Florist, Gift Shop & Garden Center
(303) 665-5552 – Call us 24/7
www.LafayetteFlorist.com
Open Daily
Monday – Friday 8:30 – 7:00
Saturday 8:30 – 5:30
Sunday 10:00 – 5:00
Satellite Store at Good Samaritan Medical Center
Open Monday – Friday 9:00 – 5:00

 

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Lafayette Florist, Gift Shop & Garden Center

600 S. Public Rd, Lafayette, CO 80026

 

Investing – Food For Thought by Phil Booth

Have you considered purchasing an investment property as part of your overall investing strategy?  Here is some food for thought about real estate investment in Boulder and the Surrounding Areas.
INVENTORY

In the City of Boulder this fall (2019), there is 50% more real estate inventory (active listings on the market) than last fall (2018).

This means that there are more options to buy, more listings that have been sitting on the market for an extended period and, going into winter, more motivated sellers. And it means that there are some really good deals to be discovered!

STABILITY AND GROWTH!

A recent “SmartAsset” study found that if you want to buy a home that’s likely to grow in value, Boulder is the number one choice in the entire USA.   Looking at data for 358 metro areas in the U.S. Boulder was found to be the U.S. housing market with the most stability and growth.

https://smartasset.com/mortgage/best-housing-markets-for-growth-and-stability-2019


CONVINCING REASONS TO INVEST IN REAL ESTATE
  • Best long term investment.  Real estate has outranked stocks & mutual funds, gold, savings accounts, CDs, and bonds as the best long term investment among Americans for the last 6 years.
  • High Leverage.  By only having to actually invest 20-25% of the purchase price, while realizing appreciation on 100% of the value, you are leveraging your investment at a 1:4 or 1:5 ratio… now that is putting your money to work!
  • High Appreciation.  In the four year period from January 2015 to January 2019, across the City of Boulder real estate market, property owners saw an average appreciation of 57%  YIKES!
  • Tax benefits.  Tax deductions include interest from mortgage payments, repairs & maintenance, depreciation, insurance premiums and HOA fees.
  • Retirement Income. Rental income can be a great source of passive income.
  • Diversify Your Assets. Diversification in investments lessens your risk of loss.  Do you have all of your eggs (retirement savings) in one basket (eg. stocks)?   Having a real estate investment property represents a safe basket.
  • AND… at last check, real estate is the only investment you can also live in!

HOW MUCH MONEY DO YOU NEED?

With $100k to leverage into a property you could purchase a single family home in Boulder County (Longmont) and see your investment cash flow with rental income.  Likewise, with $350k you could see an investment property in the City of Boulder cash flow.


DON’T WANT THE HEADACHES OF MANAGING THE PROPERTY?

Professional property management is a great option if managing the tenants and property is not your ‘cup of tea’.  Once a property is rented, management companies generally charge around 10% of rent each month.

Fore more information about investing in real estate, please reach out to Phil below!

Phil Booth
Realtor ®, SRES
(Certified Senior Real Estate Specialist)
303.817.8307
Phil@ColoradoLandmark.com 

 

 

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Moving During the Holidays? Three Steps to Make it Easier!

With Thanksgiving here soon and Christmas right around the corner, many people would never dream of moving. However, many people end up planning a move during the holidays. For one thing, they may find a better deal on a home, since many sellers lower their asking prices in fall and winter trying to get their homes off the market. And when scheduling, chances are you’re going to get the date you want, since this is not a popular time of the year to move. The only contingency is having to deal with the weather!

 

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Moving During the Holidays: 3 Tips to Make It Easier

Those who have decided to move during the holidays may find they need to plan more thoroughly to ensure a smooth experience. We have a few tips you can use to make the most of your holidays in the middle of a move.

 

1. It’s All About the Budget

Since this is the holiday season, chances are you are buying gifts for all your friends and family. Moving expenses can cut into your holiday shopping fund. Be sure to start saving now for this extra strain on your budget!

 

2. Watch the Schedule

Moving companies don’t see as much demand during the holiday season, so you aren’t going to have to compete with other customers. However, you’ll still need to respect that many employees may take vacation during this time of year. Avoid moving on Thanksgiving weekend, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve and Day.

 

3. Prepare for the Weather

Depending on where you live, you may have to contend with the weather. Those in the Midwest and Northeast may be dealing with snow and ice storms that can delay moving. Inclement weather often shuts down public transit and other services. Be prepared to make a change at the last minute. You will want to arrange your moving date for a week or two before you must be out of your home to avoid overstaying your time there.

 


 

If you’re moving during the holiday season, a professional moving company and real estate agent can help you make it happen. However, be prepared to make a few changes and go with the flow if weather or scheduling issues arise. Also, don’t forget to take some time to enjoy the holidays! Whether this is enjoying a family dinner or exchanging gifts with that special someone, take time to make the holidays even more memo.

 


                         

 

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Regular Sewer Maintenance Tips from Scott Home Inspection

Did you know your sewer line requires regular maintenance? 

Obstructions in your sewer line can lead to poor drainage, decaying pipes, and even back-ups.

 

On older homes, older pipes are prone to offsets and tree root intrusion.

 

Setting ground around newer homes can cause pipes to shift over time. Or build-ups of grease and gunk can slow down drain water.

 

Because of these issues, it is important to have an independent sewer scope done regularly to understand the condition of your line.

 

A sewer scope inspection can help determine what needs to be done to keep things flowing smoothly.

 

We can recommend rooting or cleaning of the line, or larger repairs if needed.

 

Consider having a sewer scope done along with our maintenance inspection to ensure your house is in good condition from top to bottom!

 

It pays to maintain one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make!


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All of our add-on inspections can be scheduled individually.

Maintenance Inspections 

 

Radon Testing

 

Sewer Scope Inspections

 

Mold Air Samples 

 

Water Quality Testing 

 

Pest Inspections 

 

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The Great Pumpkin Party!

The Colorado Landmark Niwot Office was a part of the festivities for the Great Pumpkin Party this last weekend! Over 600 kiddos dressed up to trick-or-treat downtown and collected goodies from participating local businesses.

What a great time!

Spider Man Collects Some Coloring Material!

Happy Halloween to All! Have a Safe and Fun Day!