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  • Calgary Plumbing: Sump Pump Basics – Part 1

    Sump Pump Basics – Part 1 What is meant by a sump system? A sump system comprises of four major parts – a pump, a sump tank, an outlet drain and a ground water collection system. Let us now look into how it works. The ground water gets collected by the drain tile and drain rock buried along with the foundation (and ...

    Posted at October 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Plumber | Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing: Sump Pump Basics – Part 1
  • Calgary Plumbing: Hot Water Heater Service

    With the Canadian winter dropping all of us into a deep freeze, your showers might just be getting a bit hotter and a bit longer. As the winter weather comes with not only cold but dry air, the steam from a hot shower is great for returning a bit of moisture to the air in your home as well. The last thing you want is to be stranded in your home with no hot water when ...

    Posted at January 24, 2013 | By : | Categories : Hot Water Heaters | Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing: Hot Water Heater Service
  • Calgary Heating: Furnace Cleaning Saves You Money

    In order to ensure that your furnace is working in top form, it’s best to have it cleaned about once a year. Not only will this extend the life of your furnace and help avoid emergencies and repair costs, it will also save you money on heating costs. What to expect during a furnace cleaning In the event of a furnace cleaning, a ClearView heating technician will thoroughly inspect your heating system and diagnose any issues. This ...

    Posted at January 18, 2013 | By : | Categories : Hot Water Heaters | Comments Off on Calgary Heating: Furnace Cleaning Saves You Money
  • Calgary Heating: Home Energy Saving Tips

    If you are a homeowner, keeping your energy costs down is most likely one of your main financial concerns. Depending on the size of your home, just the cost of heating in Calgary climate can quickly get out of hand if you don’t take measures to stay on top of it. Here are some easy tips to help reduce your home energy costs. Furnace related tips: Keep your furnace running smoothly in top shape. Regular maintenance will mean ...

    Posted at January 14, 2013 | By : | Categories : Energy Saving,Heating & Air Conditioning,HVAC | Comments Off on Calgary Heating: Home Energy Saving Tips
  • Calgary Plumbing: Water Jet Drain Unclogging

    Water jet drain cleaners are powerful plumbing tools that are specifically designed to unclog the toughest drain clogs. They feature relatively modern drain cleaning technology involving strong water pressure applied in pulses, which differs from traditional drain cleaners. A standard drain cleaning device uses a cable or pipe that simply bores holes through blockages. Cable drain cleaners have a few disadvantages: 1)      Debris is simply broken apart and can re-clog the pipe further down the line. 2)      ...

    Posted at January 7, 2013 | By : | Categories : Bathroom,Drain Cleaning | Drain Repair,Plumber | Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing: Water Jet Drain Unclogging
  • Calgary Plumbing: How do You Know if Your Sewer is Clogged?

    A clog in your sewer line is one of the most serious plumbing issues you can have. It is basically considered a plumbing emergency that should be addressed as soon as possible. You can tell if your sewer is clogged if multiple drains in your home are backed up. Since the water cannot leave your property, it will come back through your home’s plumbing. If you notice this type of disturbance, it is important that you ...

    Posted at January 4, 2013 | By : | Categories : Plumber | Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing: How do You Know if Your Sewer is Clogged?
  • How Do You Know if Your Furnace Needs Service?

    We can’t stress it enough: a faulty furnace in your home can cause health problems for your family, not to mention waste energy and money. That’s why it’s important to ensure that your furnace is running in top shape as much as possible. Here are some tell-tale signs that mean it’s time to call a ClearView technician to take a look at your furnace: Dusty Smell after Turning on Furnace: This is a normal occurrence that is ...

    Posted at December 28, 2012 | By : | Categories : Heating & Air Conditioning | Comments Off on How Do You Know if Your Furnace Needs Service?
  • Calgary Plumbing:Five Common Flange Problems

    Calgary Plumbing:Five Common Flange Problems Hello everyone, Kyle here and we’re back to the flange. The flange is the invisible part of the toilet and arguably one of the most important bits, even though we don’t think much of it. The flange is the part of the toilet which connects it to the waste pipes and while it is usually fairly sturdy, it can crack and break, causing several problems. Here are the top five common ...

    Posted at November 7, 2012 | By : | Categories : Bathroom,ClearView,Plumber | Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing:Five Common Flange Problems
  • Calgary Plumbing: The Nuisance of Frozen Pipes

    Calgary Plumbing: The Nuisance of Frozen Pipes Calgary winters get cold. Really cold. I know all about it; heck, I’m a native here! And sadly, along with humans freezing, pipes can freeze too! Frozen pipes carry a host of problems-the water won’t run and frozen pipes can even crack and burst. Instead of having to deal with the problem as ...

    Posted at October 10, 2012 | By : | Categories : ClearView,heating & air conditioning,Plumber | Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing: The Nuisance of Frozen Pipes
  • Calgary Heating:Where To Find Cheap Parts for Gas Furnace Repair

    Calgary Heating:Where To Find Cheap Parts for Gas Furnace Repair Hi everyone, it’s Kyle here. I’m a DIY kind of guy. I like to put things together and do the work myself. And I’m not alone in this. DIY work is more rewarding for most ...

    Posted at October 8, 2012 | By : | Categories : ClearView,Heating & Air Conditioning | Comments Off on Calgary Heating:Where To Find Cheap Parts for Gas Furnace Repair
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