New Year’s Resolutions

Did you know New Year’s resolutions are said to go back to the ancient Babylonians around 4,000 years ago? According to this History.com article, a similar practice occurred in ancient Rome after Julius Caesar established January 1st as the beginning of the new year...

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How Human Waste Helps Fight COVID

It turns out waste is not always a waste! Recent articles from 9 News and others are detailing the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s (CDPHE) testing of wastewater for COVID variants. Amazingly, you can find out the infection rate of the population...

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Your Trees Are Thirsty

As of tomorrow (Friday, December 10th), Denver is supposed to get its first snow in over 230 days! This has obliterated the record for latest snow on record, the previous record being November 21st. According to Fox 31, on average, Denver sees its first snow by...

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Etymology of ‘Apex’

I’ve always enjoyed etymology, the study of where words came from. How do we end up with words like ‘fascination’ or even ‘etymology’? Luckily, we live in the age of Google where we can now know that in the typing of a few keys and a few clicks of the mouse/taps on...

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The Sewer Dwellers

Have you ever heard the legends of alligators in the sewers of New York in the 1920s and 1930s? According to the myths and legends, these giant creatures would terrorize hapless sewer workers from time to time. The legends, mainly the length and size of these...

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Are Your Service Lines Insured?

If you own a home and have spoken with your insurance agent in the last couple of years, they may have told you about their new service line coverage. Many homeowners are unaware that the service lines that run underground on their property are their responsibility....

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“The Underwater Guys?”

Have you heard about the recent issue with raw sewage being poured into the ocean by the ton? According to this article, Chinese ships have been dumping poop into the South China Sea. As a matter of fact, more than 200 ships have dumped so much sewage you can...

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The Importance of Being Licensed

One of the strengths we at Apex Plumbing pride ourselves on most is our owner’s Master Plumber’s License. It seems like a fairly small thing in the grand scheme of things, but it actually matters a great deal. Why, you ask? Allow me to explain. In 2018, MVM...

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Are Your Water Lines Leaking Money?

Each year, trillions of gallons of water pass through private and city water lines across the world. Up in Ontario, Canada, a thinktank was created by several provincial construction unions and contractors to determine just how much of that water was being wasted...

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