The use of technology around the home is expanding. In fact, research has shown that 77 percent of people are looking to include more technology in their homes. The bathroom has historically been an area with limited advancements due to concerns around electricity and water safety, but this is now changing. Many recent advancements aim […]
Are your water and electricity bills too high? You don’t have to grin and bear the extra expense. One way to cut down on utilities is by upgrading your plumbing system. Below are just a few recommendations that you can consider.
Is your furnace turning on and off unexpectedly? Short cycling, as the pros call it, is a frustrating and all-too-common occurrence. Generally speaking, there are four major causes for this problem that you should know and be able to identify.
Purchasing, installing, and operating a home’s heating system does not come cheap. Therefore, it is important to learn the most common warning signs that a furnace repair is needed in your Edmonton home. Knowing these red flags can prevent a total furnace breakdown and the expense of replacing the entire system.
Even though the city enjoys a humid continental climate for a majority of the year, an efficient residential heating system is still necessary for Edmonton homeowners to combat the cold nights and winter weather. However, there are so many different heating systems on the market that you are made to ponder which one is the […]
It might sound like an oxymoron at first, but hard water does exist. In fact, hard water is one of the biggest household concerns in the U.S., as many of its states suffer from elevated water hardness values, putting the health of its citizens at risk. While Canada is much more fortunate, enjoying extensive fresh […]
Thermostats have come a long way since the round dial models first seen in many older homes. Thermostat technology have become so advanced that there’s so many options to choose from, including line voltage thermostats, low voltage thermostats, programmable thermostats, and even Wi-Fi smart thermostats. Although your old thermostat may work fine, there are many […]
Turning on the furnace in your Edmonton home can be one of the most satisfying things you can do on a cold day—unless your furnace is broken. If the air never warms up, that’s a sign that there’s something seriously wrong with your home heating system. And since this particular home appliance plays a direct […]
Water is a precious commodity that many households take for granted. Whenever you open a spigot in your home, you expect water to flow out at certain speed—and oftentimes, it does as expected. However, when water starts to trickle or surge, that’s an indication that something’s not right with the pressure, and something needs to […]
Your furnace is responsible for keeping your home warm, but it is the job of the rest of your home’s ventilation features to keep the warm air inside. If you own a multi-story home, you may have trouble maintaining warmth because of ‘stack effect’