Heat Wave!

It’s Peak Season for Air Conditioning Systems Like furnaces that break down on the coldest night of the year, an air conditioner is more than likely to fail on the hottest day of the year. This summer’s heat waves have been punishing for AC units, especially those that are poorly maintained. Routine Checks Your air

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Hydronic Heating Pitfalls

There are a lot of plumbers out there with a basic knowledge of hydronic heating, but without a thorough understanding, it’s too easy to make catastrophic mistakes that can cost a LOT of money years down the road.

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Energy-Efficiency Rebates For Alberta Homeowners

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.

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Springtime Flood Avoidance

Rapid spring melting often results in saturated or even flooding properties. Prevent the water outside from winding up in your basement by evaluating your drainage, testing the sump pump, and checking for leaks when you turn your lawn service taps back on.

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Poly-B Piping: Why You Ought To Be Concerned

We get a lot of calls about plumbing problems with polybutylene pipe (“Poly-B”). We’ve written about this stuff before; it has a tendency to develop leaks, and insurance companies sure don’t like it! One might wonder why there’s so much of this grey tubing installed in Calgary. Since we’ve been plumbing here since 1972, we

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