Posts Categorized: How To

Post-Christmas Plumbing Issues

We have gotten through the Christmas holiday and hosting guests, holding dinners and parties. You may have been using your kitchen more often than normal and busy kitchens may equal more grease and food waste down the kitchen drain and garburator. People are so caught up in the holiday madness that plumbing and heating issues are the very last… Read more »

Halloween is Over…Now What to Do with Your Pumpkin

Halloween 2016 has come and gone. Some had many trick or treaters, others in the office only a handful of visitors. Now it is very easy to take care of the leftover candy and chocolates but what to do with your jack-o-lantern/ pumpkin? Eat It Your pumpkin is in good shape having survived Halloween without being kicked or… Read more »

Samsung Washing Machine Safety Advisory

Samsung is working with Health Canada to address potential safety issues with certain top-loading, high-efficiency washing machines that can vibrate so much to cause a risk of injury or damage property. Washing bedding, bulky items such as winter coats or a load of jeans on certain settings may cause the washers to vibrate abnormally and customers should… Read more »

Natural Gas Safety Tips

There are also a number of things you can do to keep your natural gas appliances and ventilation and air supply piping and gas line well-maintained and safe for everyone. Seven (7) Natural Gas Safety Tips Keep all your appliances owners’ manuals. You may think you have no use for them now but they come in handy for troubleshooting and… Read more »

Signs Your Furnace is Not Working Properly

A furnace does not usually stop working no apparent reason. There are almost always signs that the furnace is not working properly prior to the furnace stopping. Be on the look out for and aware of the eight (8) following signs: Observe a yellow or wavering flame The pilot light goes out a lot (note not all furnaces have standing pilot… Read more »

Tips to Reduce Heat Loss in Your Home This Fall

Summer is coming to an end. It may not be officially Fall as that is not until September 22nd- but when Labour Day has come and gone it is time to get ready for fall. While people are putting away their summer clothing and taking out their fall clothing- you should think about getting your… Read more »

Prevent Your Home Against Water Damage

Water damage is one of the most common and costly challenges facing homeowners. Below are four things a homeowner can do to safeguard their home against preventable and expensive water damage. Ways to minimize the risk of water damage Install water alarm system. Operates like smoke detectors but warns of leaks from toilets, water heaters, overflowing baths… Read more »

Parts of a Sink

Stainless Inlet Supply Connectors Flexible supply lines bring water and gas from the permanently installed pipes behind your walls to your fixtures and appliances. These lines connect your fixtures and appliances to the in-wall plumbing and have simplified the installation of  new toilets and faucets. Emergency Shut Off Valve You should not have to turn off the water to the entire… Read more »