Spring Maintenance Tips

Spring Home Maintenance

Spring time is also seasonal maintenance time.  Here’s a list of Spring Home Maintenance chores which will keep your home systems operating at tip top shape.

Shower vs baths

Showers Vs Baths – Which is Better

You’ve had a really hard day at work.  You turn on the faucet, pour bubble bath into the water, and pour yourself a glass of Malbec to enjoy while you are soaking in the bathtub.  Unfortunately, we don’t always have time for a long luxurious soak.  So let us investigate which is better, showers vs baths.

Animals In Your Plumbing

Animals In Your Plumbing

Animals In Your Plumbing What’s the last thing you expect to see peeking up at you from your drain?  An alligator?  A snake?  An opossum? A rat? It must be said, you may find animals in your plumbing or coming out of your plumbing. While it is unlikely you will ever see an alligator climbing up your pipes, there are …

How To Install A Toilet Seat

How To Install A Toilet Seat

How to install a toilet seat can be an easy process. Whether your seat is old and needs to be replaced or you’re just wanting a new seat.

The Importance of Women in Trades

The Importance of Women in Trades

As a young girl growing up in the 1970s, it never occurred to me to pursue a trade for my profession. The most common professions at the time were secretarial, teaching, and nursing. Fifty years later, while more women are choosing trades, women still only make up 4% of employees.

Types of Air Conditioning Units

Types Of Air Conditioning Units

Summer is coming and with it the heat.  It comes as no surprise that air conditioning usage in BC is rising across the province.  Whether it be due to climate change or if people just want to be more comfortable, the number of people with air conditioning units is growing.  If you are considering getting an AC unit then you will have to choose from the several types of air conditioning units that are now available.

How Much Is A Hot Water Tank

How Much Is A Hot Water Tank

How much is a hot water tank?  The average cost range is from $1200 to $2500.  Before you jump into a replacement, make sure you need one.

Plumbing Myths

Plumbing Myths

Many of our customers ask us questions about some of the plumbing myths that exist. With the internet and information being so easy to find, the frequency has been increasing. See if the plumbing myth you have heard about is listed below.

Leaks Under Foundation

Signs Of Leaks Under The Foundation

One of the worst things that could happen is if you have plumbing leaks under the foundation of your home. If your home is newer this is less likely to happen, but older home owners should keep an eye for these signs.