How to Remove Rust from Bathroom Toilets & Sinks

Rust is unsightly and a pain to clean. As a leading plumbing service provider in Calgary, our team at ClearView Services receives plenty of questions about removing rust stains from plumbing. Here we’ll talk a bit about the cause of rust, cleaning methods, and proactive solutions to avoid future rust. Here’s what you need to know to keep your sink …

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Why Does My Garbage Disposal Smell?

Garbage isn’t associated with good smells, but if your garbage disposal smells funky, there could be a problem. At ClearView Services, we deal with our share of garbage disposal issues in Calgary. We see many causes for bad smells, but fortunately, we know just as many ways to fix the issue. Here, we’ll talk about what causes garbage disposal odor …

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How You’re Probably Misusing Plumber’s Putty and Caulk

DIY is a fun way to get involved in home building projects in Calgary. DIY is a grey area in plumbing. Many plumbing projects are best left to the professionals. Of course, there are some which can be tackled efficiently with the right tools and know-how. At ClearView Services, we receive plenty of questions about caulk and plumber’s putty. They …

7 Signs of a Clogged Drain

One minute, everything is nice and dry. The next thing you know, you are ankle-deep in murky water. The culprit? A clogged drain. A clogged drain is a nuisance that can potentially cause health hazards. If you are asking if there are ways to detect a clogged drain before a plumbing emergency, there are. Below we present the seven signs …

Why Does My Garbage Disposal Smell?

Why Does My Garbage Disposal Smell?

A garbage disposal is a handy appliance that helps make kitchen clean-up quick and efficient. The impellers break down food morsels and scraps and easily wash them down the drain and out of sight. But when your garbage disposal starts to smell bad, it’s time to find a quick solution before things get out of hand. Let’s review some reasons …

Bathtub Draining

Bathtub Draining Slow? Read This

If your bathtub is draining slowly, you’re not alone. Most bathtubs clog for the same reason. And the process doesn’t happen overnight. If you don’t clean your drains regularly, you risk having a serious clog in the future. But the good news is that most drain problems are simple to fix. We’ll see how you can do that. But first, …

Calgary expert checking tankless water heater

Do Tankless Water Heaters Really Save Money?

What if we told you that you could cut water heating bills without compromising water availability? That is the proposition of tankless water heaters. For most homeowners, low-cost water heating is a priority, so it makes sense that you would opt for an energy-efficient tankless water heating system. Energy efficiency and low utility bills go hand in hand. But how …

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How to Plunge Like a Plumber

If you’ve ever come face to face with a clogged toilet, you know it can be pretty tense. Watching that water rise quickly and knowing you only have a few minutes or even seconds to react can be extremely stressful. The last thing you want is for the contents of that bowl to overflow onto your floor! If you want …

Toilet tank cover

Why Is My Toilet Tank Empty?

If you notice your toilet isn’t flushing properly, it could be a tank issue. Lift the lid (if it’s accessible) of your toilet tank and take a look inside. This tank runs clean water, which helps your toilet flush. If the tank is empty, there could be a problem. At ClearView Services we specialize in home and business plumbing across …

plumbing maintenance checklist for winter months

Plumbing Maintenance Checklist for Winter Months

Before the winter season arrives, it’s important to prepare your home for the cold months ahead, particularly your plumbing system. As temperatures drop and pipes begin to chill, there is a growing risk that expanding ice could burst your pipes and flood your home. At ClearView Services we work with clients across Calgary, AB, ensuring homes are ready for the …