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.
We put a lot of time into forming a quote based on quality equipment and expert installation. We’re committed to providing our customers the very best value, and sometimes that’s not the lowest price.
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.
In Calgary, a lot of people start using their air conditioners starting around April, or when daytime temperatures begin to regularly exceed 15 degrees. Now’s the time to make sure yours is ready to go.
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.
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
In our last blog, we discussed water softeners, and this brings us today’s topic. We’ve been getting a lot of service calls lately regarding Baxi boilers. These are wall-hung “combi” boilers, designed and built in the UK, to provide hot water as well as in-floor heating. These units are common in Calgary communities like Hawkwood,
We are so lucky to live in a place where the tap water is clean and safe. Unfortunately, as Calgarians, we have very hard water, or, in other words, water that is high in mineral content.
Houses are now built to be nearly air-tight, which is positive for two reasons: first, it means that our homes are less drafty and we lose less heat through our walls and ceilings; second, it means that we have more control over air flow and humidity. However, an air-tight house without proper ventilation, air filtration and humidity control can be a recipe for disaster!