Water heaters are a little bit like cars; when you pay 22k for a sedan, there’s not very much to distinguish one brand from another. However, compare a basic economy model to a top-of-the-line BMW and you’re certain to notice some differences in build quality and performance. What is this then? A Mercedes? A
You probably know about touch activated faucets. They’ve been around for quite a while, yet some customers are a wee bit leery of the concept due to misconceptions about their operation and safety. Take it from us, you have nothing to worry about. Breaking the Bacterial Chain If you’re working in the kitchen and
We like, totally live in the future, man Pretty much everyone carries a smartphone these days, and most people also have broadband Internet access in their homes. Combining these two things with wireless networking technology makes for some exciting possibilities. Côr Home Automation is an associate brand of Carrier/Bryant. With their system you can run
Mom would tell me, “keep your grubby paws off the thermostat and put on a sweater!”… I suppose that’s still good advice, but what we perceive as a draught– cold air entering– also means warm air escaping. Remember, interior air warmer than the outside ambient temperature is primarily air you have paid money to heat.
Energy Efficiency Alberta has launched a rebate program for Alberta homeowners who upgrade their homes with eligible installations of new insulation, triple-glazed windows or tankless water heating systems.
Too many of us treat the toilet like a garbage can, when our sewage systems are designed strictly for water-soluble waste. Here’s a quick rundown of some things you should never put down a toilet or drain.
One out of eight homes in the Calgary region have unacceptably high radon levels, posing a public health concern that every homeowner should take seriously.
If your home was built more than ten years ago, chances are many of the fixtures are starting to show their age. Avoid surprises with these four quick checks.
The average lifespan of a hot water tank is 8-10 years but, with regular maintenance, you can keep your water heater running smoothly for longer, pushing the need for that investment back by a fair bit.
You may not have heard of a Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) but maintaining it properly is key for the good of your furnace and the air you breathe every day.