Is Floor Radiant Heating Options for Canadians?

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If you’ve ever woken up feeling tired and you forgot to put on your slippers before stepping on the cold tiles in your bathroom, you may have found yourself wishing for a heated floor. These days thanks to some great innovations in heating technology, heated floors can become a wish come true! In fact, there are a number of ways … Read More

My Basement is Flooded! What Do I Do?

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Residents living throughout the Vancouver area may be all too familiar with having to deal with a flooded basement, whether due to heavy rainfall or a burst pipe. This region receives significant precipitation during the year, particularly as we transition from spring to summer, and summer to fall, meaning the likelihood of basement flooding is a bit higher here than … Read More

Is the Air Pressure & Ventilation Balanced in Your Home?

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The key to home comfort and energy efficiency lies in properly sealed homes with excellent ventilation. Ensuring that these two factors of air circulation are well balanced will keep your home’s occupants feeling comfortable year round, while simultaneously keeping your energy costs low. If your home is too tightly sealed, the air can become a lot more polluted with dust … Read More

Residential Boiler Maintenance & Seasonal Checklist

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If your home is equipped with a boiler, you may not be completely aware of the amount of regular maintenance it requires on a seasonal basis. Performing regular maintenance on any major appliance or piece of equipment in your home is a great way to ensure you get the most out of it in terms of efficiency and lifespan. Your … Read More

Plumbing Disasters to Avoid

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There’s no doubt that most homeowners take a great deal of pride in their DIY abilities. If you’re a homeowner, or just someone who likes to take care of things on your own to save time, money and possible headaches in the future, then you know the feeling we’re talking about. There is nothing quite like that sense of satisfaction … 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 plumbers, 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 … Read More

How to prevent pipes from freezing

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In places across British Columbia, from Vancouver to Kelowna, the winter temperature can range from mild to freezing cold. And for those who live through the cold weather every year, comes the knowledge that frigid temperatures pose a threat to your home. One of winter things that can cause the most damage is having pipes freeze and burst. Not only … 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

Furnace Replacement & Repair in Kelowna

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Recently, Lillie Family Heating extended its plumbing services beyond the great Lower Mainland to the beautiful city of Kelowna, and what a great place it is, even in the winter! Compared to other places in the country, winters in Kelowna are really pretty great. The temperature can certainly dip below zero and there is a dusting of beautiful white snow … Read More

Why is HVAC Maintenance Important?

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The key to longevity, whether it’s your health or your car, is proper and routine upkeep and maintenance, and an HVAC system is no different. Not only is a heating, ventilation and air conditioning system a very important component to your home, it’s a rather expensive one at that. So it’s a good idea to do what you can to … Read More