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  • How to Detect a Leak

    Sometimes leaks in your home or office are obvious while at other times they occur out of sight. Before you know it, a simple leak could lead to worse problems such as mold and mildew growth or other damage. Always keep an eye out for any possible signs of a leak. The following are easy leak detection techniques we advise our clients to follow before they give us as call. An easy but important leak detection ...

    Posted at January 6, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Detect a Leak
  • Danger of Carbon Monoxide in the Home

    Each winter brings its toll of serious accidents that are caused by deadly carbon monoxide leaks. Newspapers, television and blog articles carry multiple warnings to the public of the dangers of this gas, yet these accidents continue to occur. Carbon monoxide has been a threat to human safety as long as man has used fire to keep himself warm and cook his food. The burning of any fuel that contains carbon may produce carbon monoxide. This ...

    Posted at December 12, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Danger of Carbon Monoxide in the Home
  • When Tree Roots Find Their Way Into Your Plumbing System

    Street trees are an important component of the ‘green infrastructure’ in Calgary but damage caused by roots to sidewalks, piping and sewers can be an expensive problem. Annual piping and sewer repair costs can be hefty and damage tends to be most severe in the older areas of Calgary with deteriorating infrastructure and large trees. Roots can cause stoppages in plumbing systems, the structural failures are caused by a combination of roots, corrosion, soil movement and ...

    Posted at November 26, 2013 | By : | Categories : Drain Cleaning | Drain Repair,Plumber | Comments Off on When Tree Roots Find Their Way Into Your Plumbing System
  • Calgary Plumbing: The Snake Camera

    A plumbing camera commonly referred to as a “Snake Drain” is one of the most important and useful appliances used in plumbing repair when there is a clogged sink, toilet or bathtub drain. It is called a snake because its movement resembles that of a real snake as it unwinds down into the drain in a turning mechanism. A snake drain is a used if there is hard to reach debris that cannot be cleared immediately. ...

    Posted at November 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Plumber | Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing: The Snake Camera
  • Calgary Heating: Heat Pump Maintenance

    Heat Pumps are efficient additions to home heating systems that require little maintenance on your part. Maintenance should be carried out by a competent service contractor, who should inspect your unit at least once a year. When it comes to hot water heat pumps, filter and coil maintenance can have a dramatic impact on system performance and service life. A dirty filter, coil or fan can reduce airflow through the system. This will reduce system performance ...

    Posted at October 25, 2013 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Calgary Heating: Heat Pump Maintenance
  • 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 Heating: Finding the Right Contractor to Install your Heat Pump

    Selecting a reputable contractor is a key consideration in any decision to buy or modify a heating system. The following tips by our team at ClearView will guide you in choosing the right service to carry out the installation of your heat pump. The installation process of a heat pump is a complicated and involves complex wiring, pipe connecting and insulation tasks. We highly recommend that you hire a professional to provide you with topnotch ...

    Posted at October 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Plumber | Comments Off on Calgary Heating: Finding the Right Contractor to Install your Heat Pump
  • Posted at September 26, 2013 | By : | Categories : Heating & Air Conditioning | Comments Off on Calgary Heating: Optimizing Heat Pump Performance
  • Calgary Plumbing – Sump Pumps Prevent Basement Flooding

    Installing a sump pump at your Calgary home or workplace will avert flooding issues and save you a whole lot of renovation expenses in addition to granting you peace of mind. A sump pump is the easiest and least expensive way to tackle the flooding problems you may be facing. Usually sump pumps are positioned in the lower parts of the basement where water first begins to collect when leakage and flooding occur. The installation of ...

    Posted at September 11, 2013 | By : | Categories : Plumber | Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing – Sump Pumps Prevent Basement Flooding
  • Calgary Heating and Cooling: How to Improve Your Air Conditioner’s Efficiency

    Summers are getting longer and hotter, and electricity is getting more expensive. It makes sense more than ever to reduce the amount of money you spend on air conditioning. Here are some tips to help keep you cool while keeping your costs down: Don’t set the temperature too low on your thermostat. It’s tempting to set the number low to get maximum cooling, but you’ll find that 25 degrees is reasonable and comfortable. Only set it ...

    Posted at August 28, 2013 | By : | Categories : Heating & Air Conditioning | Comments Off on Calgary Heating and Cooling: How to Improve Your Air Conditioner’s Efficiency