As homeowners, we do what it takes to keep our homes in top shape and prime condition. Eventually, even after performing regular maintenance, some unexpected issues will arise from time to time. One common problem that homeowners usually encounter has something to do with the plumbing system—a leaky faucet. A leaking tap with it’s continuous
Everything breaks down sooner or later. No matter how well made..
The fifth anniversary of Calgary’s 2013 flood is coming up, and we’re all reminded of how rainy it can be here in late spring and early summer. Sewer backflow is a damage vector that you can actually do something to prevent, and chances are your insurance company will reward you for doing so. A
What a winter we’ve had, with few chinooks and much more snow than we’re used to in Calgary. If you’ve lived here very long, you know we could still see plenty of wet, wintry weather in April and May; you’ll want to keep that spring precipitation and melting out of your basement. Icy Rooftops
We’ve very recently blogged about carbon monoxide (CO) detection and the rash of venting problems occurring this winter, but we were shocked and saddened by the recent tragedy of a twelve-year-old Airdrie boy who died from CO poisoning in his own bed. The source of the gas was found to be a condensing boiler unit