March 27, 2015
Frost is a good indicator of a frozen pipe, though an interrupted water flow will tend to be the first thing you notice.

A guide to frozen pipes Part 3

If you’ve been following us so far, you should have a good idea of how to avoid frozen pipes and what to do if you discover you have a frozen pipe, but what if the pipe did burst? No matter how it happened, plumbing leaks both small and large can cause major issues that, unless you are extremely handy and have experience with plumbing repairs, will require the intervention of a professional. The first point here is how to tell […]
February 13, 2015

A guide to frozen pipes Part 2

As I am sitting down to write this, Jim Black Construction‘s second installment of a three part series on frozen pipes, weather in the Denver Metro Area has continued to be exciting. Snow, ice, and freezing temperatures alternating to 60+ degrees and sunshine, then back to cold. The Farmer’s Almanac warned us that things would be particularly cold and snowy this winter. I think we’ll all be interested to see how things develop around here, especially as we get closer […]
January 20, 2015

A guide to frozen pipes Part 1

Here at the Jim Black Construction headquarters in Colorado, we’re getting into the coldest and snowiest parts of winter. We’ve already had a few negative temperatures and a lot of work come in from pipes freezing, breaking, and causing quite the mess when the water starts flowing again. Since, statistically, Colorado gets the most snow and inclement weather in February and March, here’s our list of resources and tips for how to avoid your pipes freezing, what to do if […]
December 24, 2014

Jim Black Constr. Christmas Party

Happy Holidays from everyone at Jim Black Construction! We wanted to give an inside look at the JBC family- our annual holiday party. This year it was held downtown at Sullivan’s Steakhouse on December 6th, 2014. All employees and their spouses were welcome to come have a nice dinner, and enjoy a drink with their coworkers. Photos from the event can be seen below. We’ve been extremely busy since the end of the hail season. Those last few storms will […]
December 12, 2014

JBC at Phoenix Life Saving Award Event

Jim Black Construction was a proud Silver Sponsor of the “Phoenix Life Saving Award Ceremony” put on by the Aurora Fire Department on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014. The event, taking place at the Summit Event Center in Aurora, was to honor fire crews who have saved community members lives in 2013 through September of 2014. Opening remarks were by Aurora’s Mayor, Steve Hogan, and City Manager, Skip Noe. The 2013 Phoenix Awards were presented by Captain Wendy Lippman and the […]
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