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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Your Calgary Plumber Presents: 4 Essential Updates for Your 10-Years-New House

If your home was built more than ten years ago, chances are many of the fixtures — especially those that were builder’s grade — are starting to show their age, meaning leaks, plugged drains, toilet troubles, and maybe a water heater that is due for replacement. Take it from your Calgary plumber: avoid unpleasant surprises

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Extend Your Hot Water Tank’s Life By Years With This Simple Tip

When you hear the words, “emergency plumbing situation,” a burst hot water tank is likely one of the first scenarios that comes to mind. Unfortunately, many homeowners and landlords are unaware that the average life expectancy of a hot water tank is about 8-10 years, and even more don’t know how to properly maintain their

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