Denver Never Stops Moving….Welcome!

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No matter how you got to Denver, plane, train or automobile, here you are! Welcome to the Front Range of Colorado.

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There are many different areas that comprise the Denver area.  No matter which one you choose you will need some information that will help you get started on setting up your new life here.

Area Codes: Denver/Boulder (303), (720), Fort Collins (970) and Colorado Springs (719)

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Utilities:

Xcel Energy: www.xcelengery.com (800)895-4999

City of fort Collins: www.fcgovcom/utilities (970)212-2900

Poudre Valley Rural Electric: www.pvrea.com (for those outside city limits of Fort Collins

Colorado Springs Utilities: www.csu.org (719)448-4800

Water and Sewer Companies

City of Boulder Utilities Division (303)441-3200

Aurora Water and Sanitation: (303)-739-7388

City of Fort Collins: (970)212-2900

Colorado Springs Utilities: www.csu.org (719)448-4800

Denver Water Department: (303)893-2444

The South Adams County Water And Sanitation District: www.sacwsdorg (303)288-2646

BEFORE YOU DIG!

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Call the Utility Notification Center of Colorado three working days before you begin to dig or excavate for location of underground utilities.

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Phone Companies

Qwest: (800)244-1111

AT&T: (800)222-0300

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Cable/Satelite

Comcast: (800)288-2085

Qwest: (800)244-1111

Direct TV: (800)539-9953

Dish Network: (800)784-5670

Trash Services/Recycling

Contact your city or town to find out how trash and recycling services work.addimage

Denver Trash Collection: (720)865-6900

Waste Management:

Denver:(303)797-1600, Fort Collins: (970)482-6319, Colorado Springs:(719)632-8877

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For other items that you want to recycle but can’t put them in the recycle bin. Like electronics.  I have used Eco-Cycle http://www.ecocycle.org/ They even have a bin for used Yoga Mats…

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Now, you have the utilities turned on, your moved in, somewhat unpacked and you need to find a repair man for your home. Who do you call? You don’t know anyone. I would recommend going to the

Home Advisor Site: http://www.homeadvisor.com

This service is free to the consumer. On their website you can find a pro, read reviews and feel comfortable that they have been screened and approved.

Motor Vehicle Laws

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Colorado license plates must be obtained within 30 days after residency has been established and within 90 days you must register your vehicle. Your are considered a resident if you are employed in Colorado, own or operate a business in Colorado or have rented or purchased and apartment or home.  For more information go to: https://www.colorado.gov/apps/dor/dmv/vehicle/registration/renewal/welcome.jsf

You will also find information there regarding vehicle emissions inspections there to.

Pet Licensing

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Ullie and Jake want you to know that you must license your dogs and have then vaccinated for rabies. If you are unsure call the county that you live in for more information.

Again, welcome to the Front Range of Colorado! There is so much to do here you will not be bored. The only problem you may have is deciding what to do!

If you are planning on buying a home or need help with rentals don’t hesitate to give me a call. My website is:  http://www.sondramsmith.com


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