Garage Heat: Now is a great time to think about it!

Have you ever considered an overhead gas heater for the garage? You might associate them with commercial spaces, but they can be a great addition to a residential garage if you like a warm, dry car in the morning, or if you use your garage as a workshop or utility space. Natural gas heaters are

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Beware The Unlicensed Contractor!

We face a lot of competition from unlicensed contractors (via Kijiji and social media) who charge low rates. In this tough economy, if a large company lays off a lot of employees, some will decide to be self-employed freelancers. You should be aware of the potential risks of hiring the unlicensed independent “handyman.”   The

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Stuck in Cold Water

Have you been wondering if your water heater is almost ready to give out? If you have had your water heater for 8-10 years, you would be wise to plan to replace it sooner rather than later — likely in the coming year or two. But did you know that when temperatures are especially cold — as they have been in Calgary this month — your water heater is more likely than other times to quit for good?

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Is Your House Making You Sick?

Have you been feeling under the weather? Tired, low energy, headaches, stomach aches or chronically “stuffed up”? Whereas in the summer we spent plenty of time outside and kept our windows open, therefore benefitting from constant ventilation, come winter, gasses like radon and carbon monoxide accumulate, and contaminants like mould, off-gassing from carpets and paints,

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Breathe Easy With These Indoor Air Quality Tips

Indoor Air Quality Advice From Your Calgary Plumbers If you find yourself sneezing or sniffling, your family is getting sick more, or you’re waking up in the morning feeling stuffed up, the indoor air quality in your home may be to blame. Dust and dander in the air; off-gassing from new carpet, paint and upholstery;

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