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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 [...]

By | October 11th, 2013|Categories: Plumber|Tags: , , , , |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 [...]

By | January 24th, 2013|Categories: Hot Water Heaters|Tags: |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 [...]

By | January 18th, 2013|Categories: Hot Water Heaters|Tags: , , |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 [...]

By | January 14th, 2013|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 [...]

By | January 7th, 2013|Categories: Bathroom, Drain Cleaning | Drain Repair, Plumber|Tags: , , |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 [...]

By | January 4th, 2013|Categories: Plumber|Tags: , , , , |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 [...]

By | December 28th, 2012|Categories: Heating & Air Conditioning|Tags: , , |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 [...]

By | November 7th, 2012|Categories: Bathroom, ClearView, Plumber|Tags: , , , , |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 [...]

By | October 10th, 2012|Categories: ClearView, heating & air conditioning, Plumber|Tags: , , , , , |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 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 [...]

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