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March 20, 2017
Sump Pump Maintenance

Sump Pump Maintenance A sump pump is a submersible pump that is placed at the bottom of a specially constructed sump pit. Both the sump pump and the sump pit are typically found at the lowest point in your basement or … Continue reading

March 6, 2017
Spring Air Conditioner Inspection

Spring Air Conditioner Inspection From your Trusted Plumbing and Heating Expert in Vancouver With snow still in the forecast in March, your air conditioner is probably the last thing on your mind. But summer will be here in no time. … Continue reading

February 24, 2017
Common Spring Plumbing Problems

Common Spring Plumbing Problems As we look outside at the grey skies and rainy Vancouver weather, it is hard to imagine the warm, sunny weather of spring and summer. But soon enough, we will be emerging from winter hibernation. It is … Continue reading

February 10, 2017
Common Signs of a Wet Basement or Crawlspace

Common Signs of a Wet Basement or Crawlspace Many homeowners dread the thought of a flooded basement or crawlspace. But there are other threats when it comes to water in your home. In fact, persistent, small amounts of water can … Continue reading

January 23, 2017
Dewinterize your Recreational Property

Dewinterize your Recreational Property With spring on the way, now is the time to start thinking about when you’re going to dewinterize your recreational property. Broken pipes can be a real pain to repair when all you want to do it … Continue reading

January 16, 2017
Spring Plumbing Tips

Spring Plumbing Tips While we still may be a few months away from the official start of spring, the ice in Vancouver is beginning to melt and the rain will soon be back in full force. As this is the … Continue reading

December 16, 2016
Guide to Tankless Water Heaters

Guide to Tankless Water Heaters These days, more and more people are moving away from the traditional storage water heater and opting for a more energy efficient tankless water heater – and for good reason! Tankless water heaters mean an unlimited … Continue reading

December 8, 2016
Common Winter Plumbing Problems

Common Winter Plumbing Problems There may be sunshine in the forecast for Vancouver, but we’re not out of the woods yet. Environment Canada has issued numerous snowfall warnings for the area during the month of December. With snow comes freezing temperatures and … Continue reading

November 23, 2016
New Furnace Purchase & Installation Guide

New Furnace Purchase & Installation Guide Purchasing a new furnace is not a decision you want to make hastily on a cold night in December. Not to mention, you don’t want to have to rush install the new furnace yourself. A … Continue reading

November 14, 2016
Guide to Conventional Storage Water Heaters

Guide to Conventional Storage Water Heaters Conventional storage water heaters continue to be the most common type of water heating system for the home. In this blog post, we will discuss: How storage water heaters work What criteria to use … Continue reading

October 13, 2016
Furnace Replacement Guide

Furnace Replacement Guide Is it time to replace your old furnace? A comfortable home for your family and friends requires an efficient heating system. A system that heats your home without using a large amount of energy to do so, … Continue reading

October 7, 2016
How to Repair your Furnace

How to Repair Your Furnace Forced-air furnaces are normally very reliable; although, overtime they can break down. When they do, it is crucial to get them up and running again quickly. With a little do-it yourself experience and proper guidance, you … Continue reading

September 20, 2016
4 Facts You May Not Know About Water Heaters

4 Facts You May Not Know About Water Heaters Exploding Water Heaters? The myth of the exploding water heater is rare, but actually true. While it’s possible for a water heater to explode, there are simple ways to prevent it. These … Continue reading

September 5, 2016
How to Fix It – Toilet Leaking

Common Toilet Problems Is your toilet leaking? Running? Slow filling? Noisy? Or just won’t flush? In this series of blog posts, we will provide you with information about common toilet problems and give you some tips to help you fix … Continue reading

August 18, 2016
How to Thaw a Frozen Water Pipe

How to Thaw a Frozen Water Pipe If you turn on your faucet and only a trickle of water comes out, then it may be due to a frozen water pipe. The most common place for a frozen water pipe is against exterior … Continue reading

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