10 Awesome Plumbing Hacks

Calling the pros for every plumbing issue in your home is time-consuming and costly. Now, don’t get us wrong: We love helping our Calgary plumbing customers with problems big and small! But if you’re feeling empowered to DIY your simple plumbing issues, we’re here to help you do that, too. From regular maintenance to clogs to leaks, we’ve compiled 10 …

Why Does My Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?

Here’s a familiar scenario: You’re getting some housework done on a Saturday afternoon. You’ve got the TV going in one room, speakers in the other, all the lights are on, and you plug in your super-powered vacuum. Then? Click. The power goes out, and you’re left wondering what in the world just happened.  What probably just happened is you tripped …

Why Does My Heater Smell Like Something Is Burning?

If you haven’t already turned on your furnace, you will be sooner than later. And while most people love the comforts of fall—pumpkin spice everything, fuzzy blankets, warm coffee on a chilly morning— turning on your furnace for the first time of the new season might put a damper on your fall fun.  After months of disuse, new season furnace …

calgary plumber, calgary air conditioner, calgary hvac

4 Main Causes of Sewer Damage

There’s no delicate way to talk about sewage. Sewage problems are just… gross. Ever smelled backed-up sewer pipes? Ugh. Worse yet: Ever had sewer water actually back up into your shower or spill out onto the floor? Barf.  Without a proper waste disposal system, you can experience a whole host of issues: spreading diseases, mold outbreaks, and breathing problems. As …

calgary plumber, calgary air conditioner, calgary hvac

Why Does My Garburator Keep Backing Up?

Let’s be honest: A clogged garburator is just ewwww. First, there’s the mystery smell. Then there’s the inconvenience of a slow-draining sink, complete with bits and pieces of yesterday’s breakfast floating around in there. Gross. Garburators back up for plenty of reasons—including these top three. Disposal Clogging Culprit #1: Incorrect Use File this problem under “things they should have taught …

calgary plumber, calgary air conditioner, calgary hvac

AC Frozen? Here’s How Long It’ll Take to Defrost

Here’s a problem you likely never anticipated: Ice on your HVAC in the middle of summer. It’s actually more common than you think! When we’re running our AC units more often and at colder temperatures, they’re more likely to freeze up. If you notice something wrong with your AC, especially visible ice crystals, it’s time to take action. We’re here …

calgary plumber, calgary air conditioner, calgary hvac

What Happens if I Do Electrical Work Without a License?

Spoiler Alert: A Lot of Really Bad Things We love a good DIY project. They’re so satisfying, aren’t they? Fixing something with your own two hands? Confidence-boosting. Making custom upgrades to your space? Comfort-enhancing. Saving a pretty penny? Wallet-approved!  Of course, that’s assuming everything goes well. But be honest: How many DIY projects have you started—and never finished? Or started …

calgary plumber, calgary air conditioner, calgary hvac

Tankless Water Heater Not Working? Here’s What to Check

Tankless water heaters are energy-efficient, have low maintenance costs, and are reasonably durable. But just like any appliance, they’re not completely  immune to issues.  If your tankless water heater isn’t performing up to par here’s what you should check.  Scenario 1: There’s no hot water! This is the most common problem you can expect with a tankless water heater. To …