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  • Fall Plumbing Tips

    Now that the summer is drawing to a close, it’s important to start thinking about repairing your plumbing for the fall season. As temperatures drop, your pipes face the risk of freezing, cracking and leaking. The best way to prevent winter damage to your plumbing system is to have your pipes maintained and repaired before it’s too late. Here are some fall plumbing tips to keep your pipes clear and functioning for many ...

    Posted at September 6, 2016 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fall Plumbing Tips
  • Properties of an Effective Drainage System

    If your plumbing system is doing its job properly, it should dispose of liquid waste promptly and hygienically. Every fixture, including a wall-mounted tap, should have drainage facilities to prevent the accumulation of wastewater and spillage. Waste should be removed quickly from each fixture by a system of drainpipes that will prevent any further human contact or home damage from occurring. Drainage systems should be of adequate size and easily cleaned – Drains should be ...

    Posted at December 8, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Properties of an Effective Drainage System
  • Grease in Your Sink Leads to Plumbing Disasters

    For some harried cooks (especially during the holiday season), the simplest way to get rid of fat from cooking is to pour it down the kitchen drain. Fats, oils and grease rinsed down the plumbing system can congeal and block pipes, causing sewer backups, not only in your home, but into the streets, ditches and gutters that flow into area waterways Typically, homeowners are responsible for maintaining the portion of the sanitary sewer pipe that runs ...

    Posted at November 21, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Grease in Your Sink Leads to Plumbing Disasters
  • Water Conservation

    Closely monitor your water usage for even one day and you will realize that using water wisely will reduce your water costs, not to mention extend the life of the existing water supply and waste treatment facilities. Water conservation simply means reducing the amount of water we waste. By using the following tips, a typical household can cut water consumption by 35% or more: • Adapt or replace older water-using appliances or fixtures with one of the many ...

    Posted at June 25, 2014 | By : | Categories : Uncategorized | Comments Off on Water Conservation
  • 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
  • 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