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.
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?
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,
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;
A Sure Sign of Spring: Turning the Outdoor Water Lines Back On Sometimes, it’s the little things: turning on the sprinkler for the first time in the spring or summer (to water the lawn or so the kids can have some fun, or both), preparing the garden by soaking holes for bedding-out plants or