Do Your Drains Smell Bad? Here’s Why

You’ve just finished dinner, washed the dishes, and disinfected the counter tops. But something still stinks, so you give the stove and the sink a good scrub down as well, just for good measure. Something still stinks – and you think it’s the drain. What do you do now? (Hint: don’t reach for a chemical [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Categories: Air Conditioner, Drain Cleaning | Drain Repair, Hot Water Heaters|Comments Off on Do Your Drains Smell Bad? Here’s Why

The Importance of Furnace Tune-Ups and Maintenance

Until the temperature begins to plunge way below zero in winter, you may not give much thought to your furnace or the need for furnace maintenance. However, ignoring this essential system can lead to a number of costly issues down the road. The good news is there’s a simple way to ensure your furnace continues [...]

By | January 5th, 2016|Categories: Furnace Maintenance, Hot Water Heaters, HVAC|Comments Off on The Importance of Furnace Tune-Ups and Maintenance

Calgary Plumbing: Hot Water Heaters

Winter is a time when hot water heaters in Calgary are being tested to their limits. You may not notice it, but chances are if you are like most Calgary residents, your showers get longer and hotter during the winter months. That means that your hot water heater, something you don't often think about, is [...]

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Calgary Plumbing: Common Winter Plumbing Issues

When temperatures drop far enough during Calgary winters, the intense cold can cause plumbing disasters for homeowners. Older homes and buildings are particularly at risk of developing issues with their plumbing systems stemming from cold temperatures. Here are a few common plumbing issues that can arise and cause major trouble during the colder months of [...]

By | January 25th, 2013|Categories: Drain Cleaning | Drain Repair, Hot Water Heaters, Plumber|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing: Common Winter Plumbing Issues

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Calgary heating: Should You Turn off your Furnace Pilot Light?

Should You Turn off your Furnace Pilot Light? Nowadays, we’re all looking to save some money, aren’t we? We do things like cut coupons, walk or take transit to save on the gas and turn off the lights in rooms we’re not using. But did you know that you can save seventy-four dollars or more [...]

By | October 1st, 2012|Categories: Heating & Air Conditioning, Hot Water Heaters|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Calgary heating: Should You Turn off your Furnace Pilot Light?

Calgary Heating: Conventional Storage Tank Water Heater Vs. Tank-less Water Heater

Calgary Heating: Conventional Storage Tank Water Heater Vs. Tank-less Water Heater We’ve been looking at the tank-less water heater in the last post or so and how neat they are. I like them anyway! But of course, I also think that most people want to do good thorough research into a product before purchasing it [...]

By | June 22nd, 2012|Categories: ClearView, Heating & Air Conditioning, Hot Water Heaters|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Calgary Heating: Conventional Storage Tank Water Heater Vs. Tank-less Water Heater

Calgary Plumbing: Things Which Wreck Water Boilers Part 2

Calgary Plumbing: Things Which Wreck Water Boilers Part 2 In the last post, we looked at the most common things which can wreck your water boiler: rust, corrosion and neglect. But there are some unknown things which can also ruin your water boiler if you aren’t careful. So today, we’re going to look at the [...]

By | June 6th, 2012|Categories: Energy Saving, Hot Water Heaters, Plumber|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing: Things Which Wreck Water Boilers Part 2

Calgary Plumbing: Things Which Wreck Water Boilers: Part One-Common Enemies

Calgary Plumbing: Things Which Wreck Water Boilers: Part One-Common Enemies How to wreck your water boiler in a few easy steps! I thought about calling this post by that name, but it seemed a little negative, even though we are dealing with a fairly serious problem here. Most people simply ignore their water boilers until [...]

By | June 4th, 2012|Categories: Energy Saving, Heating & Air Conditioning, Hot Water Heaters|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Calgary Plumbing: Things Which Wreck Water Boilers: Part One-Common Enemies