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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 …

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Flooded Basement? Steps Before Calling a Plumber

Flooded Basement? Do these eight things before calling a plumber Few things are worse than walking into your basement and finding standing water. Dealing with a flooded basement is time-consuming, exhausting, and—you won’t be surprised to hear this—expensive. Fortunately, you can save yourself some big bucks by following this step-by-step guide before you call in a professional Calgary plumber for …

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What the Crap is a Bidet?

We’ll try not to get too personal… We’ve all been there. You’re doing our business, and you realize there’s no toilet paper. You start to panic, frantically searching your bathroom cabinets hoping to find even half a roll. With a national TP shortage, this is a reality we’ll likely be dealing with for quite some time. But whether you’re thinking …

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How to Hire a Plumber During the Coronavirus Crisis

Here’s the thing about your plumbing: It doesn’t care, at all, about what’s happening in the world. So the reality that you’re dealing with a global health crisis? It simply doesn’t care. But at ClearView Services, we do. We get that many of you are trying to navigate working from home while also trying to figure out why your kids …

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Plumbing Troubleshooting Guide

1. Dripping Faucet 2. Running Toilet – Flapper 3. Leaking Toilet – Red Dye Test 4. Differences in Plungers 5. Retrieving Jewelry from a Drain 6. How to Locate the Water Shut-off Valve 7. Prevent Plumbing Problems8. Avoid A Plumbing Disaster Dripping Faucet The slow drip of a leaky faucet is not only annoying, it’s expensive and can easily become …

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The Worst Things to Put Down Your Drain (based on actual experience)

OK, friends of ClearView Plumbing, today’s post on the worst things to put down your drain is admittedly a bit self-serving. Imagine this: It’s Thanksgiving day (maybe this is a bit too familiar), and you’re just sitting down for a lovely meal with your family. The turkey’s perfectly roasted, and everyone’s enjoying one another’s company (so far). You’ve just buttered …

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Calgary Plumbing: Stinky Water!

The title sounds a little ridiculous, doesn’t it? Stinky. Water. But this is a real problem for many homeowners and it’s not one that should just be ignored. Smelly water is usually an indication that there are bacteria in the water which could be hazardous to drink. Plus, it’s just not all that appetizing! You don’t really turn on your …

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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 …