5 Signs Your AC Is Leaking Freon

One of the most common issues your air conditioning system can experience is a Freon leak. Freon (more commonly referred to as refrigerant) works to cool your home by removing warm air from within your air conditioning system and relocating it outside. But for various reasons, Freon may begin to leak. Not only can a Freon leak cause performance and …

Drip, Drip, Got A Leak In Your Ceiling?

Have you ever come across a wet spot on your ceiling, directly under your tub or shower upstairs, which kept on getting worse by the day? And what was the next thing you did? Did you call a plumber to have it checked and repaired? Was the plumber sure that he diagnosed the cause of the problem correctly before he …

How to Get Rid of Roots in the Main Drain

Did you know your sewer drain can get backed up by roots? If all drains seem to be working fine and the toilet still doesn’t flush, the issue could be with the main sewer outside of the home. Although temporary drain repairs can be carried out with the help of a plumbers tape (a 50-100 feet long steel strip around …

Guide: How to Unclog a Sink Drain

To unclog a sink with a plunger, fill the sink halfway with hot water. Position the plunger over the drain, then work the plunger up and down until the water starts to drain. If you don’t have a plunger on hand, you can also unclog your sink with vinegar and baking soda. To do so, bail out any water that’s …

Save Up To $500 On Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR)

Turn the waste heat going down the drain into valuable energy savings. Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR) devices are silent, maintenance-free energy savers that capture heat otherwise destined for the sewer, and transfer it to cold water coming into your hot water heating device. This results in less energy being required to heat your water to the desired temperature. Rebates …

Spring is FINALLY Here! Time for Air Conditioning Maintenance

Spring is FINALLY here! The weather has been unpredictable, to say the least, but that first glorious hot day of summer reminds us that it’s time for a tune-up of that air conditioner. An air conditioner’s filters, coils, and fins require regular maintenance for it to function effectively and efficiently throughout the years. Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning …

How to Lower Your Water Usage & Save Money This Summer

Calgary may not be known for its hot summer heat, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want to take full advantage of the sunny months ahead. Tending to the garden, washing the car, and giving the exterior of the house a thorough cleaning all require gallons of water. This summer, lower your water usage and save money by following these …

Sump Pump Basics and Why You Need One

In case you stay in an area of the country that is very flat in nature and has low elevation, or in a region with a very high water table, you run a high risk of flooding (like it often does in Calgary). There is a valid reason that these places are known as floodplains. Moreover, you must have already …