How do you Find the Main Water Valve in Your House?
How do you Find the Main Water Valve in Your House? Do you know where your main water shutoff valve is? If you experience a water leak or just need to turn off the water in your home for renovations … Continue reading
Spring Air Conditioner Maintenance
Spring Air Conditioner Maintenance From your Trusted Plumbing and Heating Expert in Vancouver With a chilly breeze still in the Vancouver forecast, your air conditioner is probably the last thing on your mind. But in just a few short months, … Continue reading
How Do You Dewinterize Your Property?
How Do You Dewinterize Your Property? With the snow melting and the days getting longer, now is the time to start thinking about when you’re going to dewinterize your property. Arriving to discover broken pipes can be very inconvenient, especially when all you … Continue reading
Holiday Plumbing Issues
Holiday Plumbing Issues With Christmas here in one short week, you’re probably busy buying gifts and preparing to host a big holiday dinner with your family and friends. During the holiday’s we use our kitchens more than usual. This can result … Continue reading
Benefits of Annual Boiler Maintenance
Benefits of Annual Boiler Maintenance Boiler maintenance is vital if you want to keep your boiler working efficiently at all times. A boiler’s function is to heat the water supply to ensure there is hot water and provide household warming. The … Continue reading
How Do You Winterize Plumbing?
How Do You Winterize Plumbing? When water freezes, it expands as it turns to ice. This expansion causes pressure within the pipes which can cause damage such as leaks and breaks. Winterizing your plumbing is a process that prepares your … Continue reading
How Do You Change a Furnace Filter?
How Do You Change a Furnace Filter? Have you changed your furnace filter yet this fall? As the weather continues to grow colder in Vancouver, your furnace will likely be running continuously for the next few months. It is important … Continue reading
How can you save money on your heating bills?
How can you save money on your heating bills? It’s no surprise that your energy bills will jump significantly during the fall and winter months. Your heat is turned up and your lights are on longer. Are you looking for … Continue reading
Fall Plumbing Tips Vancouver
Fall Plumbing Tips Vancouver Is it possible for the upcoming winter to be colder, snowier, and longer than last years? Before we talk about the possibility of another never-ending winter, let’s focus on the current season at hand and the … Continue reading
Should you Perform Furnace Maintenance in the Summer?
Should you Perform Furnace Maintenance in the Summer? A properly functioning furnace in your home is essential – especially here in Vancouver! Have you ever experienced that “uh-oh” feeling when you try to turn on your furnace on a cold … Continue reading
Do You Need Air Conditioner Repair Services?
Do You Need Air Conditioner Repair Services? In Vancouver, when it gets hot – it’s hot. When the summer heat and humidity sets in, your family depends on the cool comfort of an air-conditioned home. Unfortunately, most air conditioner breakdowns … Continue reading
How Can You Conserve Water This Summer?
How Can You Conserve Water This Summer? Worldwide water supplies are becoming increasingly limited. Climate shifts, development, and global population growth are draining our water supplies. As a result, it is important for everyone to do their part to conserve … Continue reading
Should You Upgrade to a New HVAC System this Summer?
Should You Upgrade to a New HVAC System this Summer? HVAC is an abbreviation for heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. These systems provide thermal comfort and air quality in your home. HVAC systems include: Central air conditioners Heat pumps Furnaces Boilers … Continue reading
Get Your Home Ready for Summer – Outdoor Maintenance
Get Your Home Ready for Summer – Outdoor Maintenance It is incredibly important to maintain your house throughout the year. Maintenance will not only keep your home as perfect as the day you bought it, but it can also help … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Vancouver Garburator Repair
Vancouver Garburator Repair Is your garburator jammed, noisy, sluggish, smelly or just not working? These are all signs that it is time for a Vancouver Garburator Repair. A garburator is a relatively simple machine. It generally operates trouble-free for several years. … Continue reading
Summer Furnace Maintenance
Summer Furnace Maintenance Who needs summer furnace maintenance? A properly functioning furnace in your home is essential – especially here in Vancouver! Have you ever experienced that “uh-oh” feeling you get on a cold day in the fall, when you … Continue reading
4 tips for saving energy during the holidays
4 tips for saving energy during the holidays will help you save money and keep you warm this winter season. The holidays are an expensive time, especially if you’re expecting guests. The costs add up quickly with shopping, dinners, decorations … Continue reading
Preventing pipes from freezing
Preventing pipes from freezing is a necessity to ensure your home does not incur water damage and broken pipe bursts this winter season. As a homeowner, preparing pipes from freezing should be on your to-do list before the cold months … Continue reading
Turndown technology saves energy and money
Modern, high-efficiency boilers are more combustion-efficient than older models. Turndown technology saves energy and money. While providing the same amount of heat with less input, modern, high-efficiency boilers operate at much higher efficiency. Coupled with greater turndown ratios, this efficiency … Continue reading
Boiler Installation and Service
You have done your research; you have evaluated the cost and compared the pros and cons of installing a new boiler. The next step is to evaluate the boiler installation and service. In many cases, to avoid disrupting building users, … Continue reading
Fully Modulating Boiler
Whether it is to save money, run a more energy efficient home, or both – many homeowners are benefiting from fully modulating boilers. Modulation defined The process that increases or decreases the heat output (firing rate) of the boiler. In … Continue reading