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A Guide to Dealing with Low Water Pressure

A Guide to Dealing with Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure can be frustrating, but the good news is that you don’t always have to call in a plumber because it is sometimes possible to deal with this problem on your own. There are a number of common causes of low water pressure that you can troubleshoot and...

How to Deal with an Overflowing Toilet

How to Deal with an Overflowing Toilet

An overflowing toilet is a common occurrence and it is natural to panic whenever this occurs because it can lead to a horrible mess. Knowing how to deal with this situation is important because it will help prevent your bathroom from becoming a disgusting mess or even...

How to Identify and Prevent Mould in Your Home

How to Identify and Prevent Mould in Your Home

The growth of mould in your home is very problematic because it can cause a number of health problems and can cause major issues for those who have asthma or other respiratory problems. Mould usually grows in damp areas, like a shower or bathtub, but can also be found...

5 Ways To Increase Your Home’s Humidity In Winter

5 Ways To Increase Your Home’s Humidity In Winter

It’s common for your home to feel less comfortable during the winter season because this is when the natural humidity levels drop. Increasing your home’s humidity will provide you with a number of benefits in terms of comfort and health, so if you want to add humidity...

Can I Run My Furnace without a Filter?

Can I Run My Furnace without a Filter?

If you’ve ever wondered whether you can run your furnace without a filter, the answer is no. A filter is a necessary component, and without one, your furnace cannot do its job and will not be able to function properly. Simply put, a filter is critical and your furnace...

4 Reasons to Have Your Drains Cleaned By the Professionals

4 Reasons to Have Your Drains Cleaned By the Professionals

It is sometimes tempting to tackle plumbing issues on your own but there are certain tasks that should be done by professionals to ensure results. Clogged drains may seem like minor issues but the reality is that they can become serious and are often a pain to deal...

Four Most Common Leak Causes

Four Most Common Leak Causes

Leaks are irksome and can lead to future water problems in the home or developing mould and unwanted growths. Many homeowners tend to neglect water leaks with the belief that the leak will subside, however, this can exacerbate the problem. Protect the most important...

How to Stop Outdoor Faucets From  Freezing This Winter

How to Stop Outdoor Faucets From Freezing This Winter

The winters in Edmonton can certainly take a toll on homes, especially on the pipes. One of the biggest fears many homeowners have is coming home to completely frozen pipes! While pipes inside the home are often insulated from winter weather and receive heat from HVAC...