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
If your home was built more than ten years ago, chances are many of the fixtures are starting to show their age. Avoid surprises with these four quick checks.
As consumers, we assume anything we can buy in a store will meet specific safety standards. The truth is that a lot of skirting of these regulations goes on.
You might be wondering how to know if you have it in your home, what to do if you do, and what exactly the risks might be to not replacing it.
Many homeowners are unaware that the average life of a hot water tank is about 8-10 years, and even more don’t know how to properly maintain their tank.