The unforgiving Canadian winters can drop temperatures down to at least minus 40 degrees Celsius. For residents in Alberta, preparing for the chilly season months and months before is already a routine. They know that furnace maintenance is a top priority in preparing to keep keeping the whole family warm and comfy during winter.
Pipes are durable, but they don’t last forever. Time will come when you need to repair or replace them to ensure the proper flow of water supply in your home. But, how do you know when to call a plumber for new pipes? What are the signs of old age and problems?
A large portion of household budgets across the country goes into heating bills, especially during colder months. If you want a comfortable home, you need to allot enough in your budget for heating. It can be quite a financial challenge to families with fixed incomes and those who just get by.
Some may not realize it, but water is gradually becoming a scarce resource in many parts of the world. For urbanites who greatly depend on water for their daily needs, conservation should truly start at home. You can make a huge difference by making some adjustments to your water usage habits, or by upgrading your […]
Your house is meant to serve as a haven for you and your family. Investing in your own residence amounts to a big commitment, so it is imperative to care for its every aspect, from the inside out. When it comes to plumbing, you can actually add value to your home by applying the upgrades […]
While it is known that winters can be extreme in Alberta, the summers may be just as unbearable, too. Humid days prevent people from venturing outdoors, and they often seek refuge in the cooling comforts of their home AC systems. As reported by Statistics Canada, residents in this province maintain the right level of comfort […]
If not addressed right away, excess water in your home can bring about other side effects that can be more costly to repair. Clogs can cause water to seep into your floors and walls, causing water damage, molds, and even electrical problems. You and your family may be inconvenienced by a foul smell, and this […]
If you are a resident of Alberta, chances are you’re no stranger to the below zero temperatures of winter. With these extreme weather conditions, it isn’t any wonder why homeowners are very dependent on an ample supply of hot water. It is therefore incumbent for everyone to keep their water heaters in topnotch shape.
A plumbing system gone awry, right along with a complete electrical failure, deals an inconvenience unmatched by any other systemic snafu in a household. Just think about not having a proper supply of water to bathe, flush a toilet, or even brush your teeth? Its span when it comes to daily exigencies is nearly infinite. […]
Many homeowners tend to take their heating system for granted until the cold weather starts. After all, it is only when you need the heater that you start to even think about it. Because it has been mostly ignored over summer, it can throw fits when winter finally rolls around, and long after a maintenance […]