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A Guide to Hot Water Systems

2019-01-11T17:40:58-04:00January 11th, 2019|Water Treatment|0 Comments

Hot water systems (or water heaters) are used in homes and commercial buildings for a variety of tasks. Over the last 120 years these systems have evolved from old units that created huge greenhouse gas emissions into compact eco-friendly units. Various types of hot water systems are available in  today's market. We’re going to discuss various types [...]

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Tips to Prevent and Clear Blocked Drains

2018-12-29T16:50:56-04:00December 29th, 2018|Plumbing|0 Comments

Nobody likes blocked drains. It's an issue faced by most of the people at some point in their lives. A functioning, clean pipe is important for water to flow freely. Indoor blockage of drains is caused by flushing sanitary napkins, paper towels or hard materials that obstructs the water from flowing. You can know if [...]

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What To Know About Water Softeners

2019-01-07T10:26:46-04:00November 5th, 2018|Water Treatment|0 Comments

While soft water is not everyone's cup of tea, I will say that the majority of people I meet with in the course of my plumbing and water treatment business do indeed prefer soft water. Hard water can be harmful to your appliances, clothes, skin, and hair, which makes it a pretty compelling reason for [...]

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How Tankless Water Heaters Can Save You Money Over Time

2018-10-02T20:48:02-04:00September 26th, 2017|Water Treatment|0 Comments

Tankless water heaters insatlled next to each other. When it comes to saving money on your monthly utility expenses, every dollar counts. Many of us try our best to do so by conserving the amount of water we are using, shortening our hot showers, and turning our house temperature down when it gets [...]

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4 Plumbing Myths You Should Be Aware Of

2018-10-02T21:29:24-04:00September 18th, 2017|Plumbing, Preventive Maintenance|0 Comments

Most people never concern themselves with small plumbing issues until its too late and the damage is done. Its common for people to just ignore the problems at hand because they don't understand the potential issues that can arise in the future if the problem is left untreated. Other times people intake information about plumbing [...]

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Scoping Drains – A Few Thoughts

2018-02-26T10:50:34-04:00May 25th, 2017|Plumbing|0 Comments

A lot of home inspectors seem to jump to the conclusion that, just because there is a mature tree on the property, that it's a reason to scope the drains and be sure that there are no issues. I don't agree. Why fix what isn't broken? If you're feeling perfectly healthy, do you ask your [...]

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Tips for Preventative Plumbing Maintenance

2017-09-16T16:43:37-04:00May 25th, 2017|Plumbing|0 Comments

It's a pain when plumbing problems strike without any warning. Well, the truth is that there is usually some type of warning, like a running toilet or a slow drain. Even with  Guelph plumber before they become serious issues. Below are some things that could be signs of possible plumbing issues on the horizon: Clogged [...]

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Buying Your Own Plumbing Parts

2017-09-16T16:21:32-04:00May 14th, 2016|Guelph, Plumbing|0 Comments

Most homeowners are looking for ways to save money, and I totally appreciate that. I try to be very cost-conscious when recommending solutions for my Guelph plumbing clients. Often, I’m asked on service calls if there’s a way to save money if the client elects to buy their own plumbing parts. […]