Copper vs PVC Water Pipes

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If you have had any recent plumbing work completed on your home or commercial property, you may have noticed the plumber didn’t use the copper water pipes you were expecting. Instead, you may see plastic supply pipes running to your newly installed faucet, and you may be wondering why your plumber chose to use plastic instead of copper. To help … Read More

Why You Should Never Hire Cheap Plumbing Labour

When it comes to saving money, there are a lot of reliable ways to keep some extra cash in your pocket. Making meals at home rather than ordering out can save you lots of money. Keeping lights and electronics turned off when you aren’t using them can save you a lot on your energy bills too. One way you should … Read More

Winterize Your Window Or Central Air Conditioner

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Now that winter has dug its claws in all around British Columbia from Vancouver to Kelowna, there are some things that need to be done around the house. The cold temperatures and heavy snowfall can do some damage to things like air conditioning units if they are left unprotected. Therefore, it is a good idea to take some preventative measures … Read More

Plumbing Tips For Winter

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These plumbing tips for winter will help you conserve energy and save money. They will protect your home plumbing system and ensure that it will keep flowing smoothly. During the colder winter months, there are several items you can do to make certain your home is going to be warm, dry, and safe during extremely cold weather or when your … Read More

How To Improve Heating Your Home

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Even though summer is around the corner, we are still in for some chilly days and nights ahead in Vancouver and surrounding area. And while it’s always tempting to crank the heat when we are feeling chilly at home, turning up the temperature is not the most cost effective or responsible way of staying warm — there are plenty of … Read More

What Heating System is Used to Heat Your Home?

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Have you ever wondered what goes on below the vents? That is, do you know what kind of system heats your home and exactly what is going on when you hear the heat kick in? Many people are comfortable simply knowing that when they move the dial, they will soon feel warm. But knowledge is power and the more you … Read More

Leaking Hot Water Tank

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If you have lived in your home for more than a decade and have not had your hot water tank replaced since you moved in, it may be time to consider getting a replacement. The average lifespan for a hot water tank is usually between 8 to 10 years. Even with annual inspections, an older hot water is far more … Read More

What Can I Put in My Garbage Disposal?

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Many people who experience clogged sinks and drains in their kitchen can often blame the problem on a build up of food and other waste material in their pipes. Even if you have a garburator in your kitchen that is capable of breaking down waste so it can go down the drain easily, there are some materials that are often … Read More