Category Archives: Flooding

Flood Warning in Your Future

Floods can occur with little or no warning. Sudden, stalled, or heavy rainstorms can be flood producers. Late snow storms and rapid snow melt can be flood producers. When Spring brings warmer weather, snow melt and hail storms can push rivers and streams to their brinks and over. Hail storms clog storm drains on city…
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Why Does My Basement Flood?

As winter loses its icy grip on Colorado, and the weather softens into Spring, homeowners and business owners may get hit with an unwanted invader – water in the basement. Basements can flood anytime, but especially at this time of year, if your basement is prone to water troubles, beware. Restoration King provides these tips…
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Of Fire and Floods

June 23rd, 2012. The Waldo Canyon forest fire began four miles northwest of Colorado Springs. A blaze that would not be fully contained for 17 days, the Waldo Canyon fire covered over 18,000 acres and claimed 346 homes and two lives. Hundreds more homes were damaged by fire and smoke. It was the most destructive…
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Colorado’s Wild Weather Causes Widespread Flooding

Record rain and snowfalls all across southern Colorado have produced massive flooding and wide-spread damage this month. On May 9th, three weather records were broken in Saguache County with a snowfall of nearly 16 inches, not only breaking the record snowfall for the date but also breaking the all-time record for the entire month of…
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