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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What You Need to Know About Turning the Outdoor Faucet Back On…

…And Preventing Costly Repairs As we enjoy this uncharacteristically warm winter here in Calgary, many homeowners are turning their outdoor faucets back on much earlier than usual, whether it’s to wash the car, spray off the patio, or just to run water for yard work purposes. You may be one of these homeowners, and if

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Have a Holly Jolly – Not a Floody, Muddy – Christmas

You’ve packed the gifts, gassed up the car, bundled the kids and double checked that the doors are locked – but before you leave on the annual Christmas trip, have you thought about what you need to do to prevent an emergency plumbing call on Boxing Day? Whether you’ll be gone for a few days

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