Michael Mead on Mar 21st, 2023 in Boiler
The primary function of a boiler is to heat water and provide either hot water or steam for homes and industrial units. However, with energy costs in 2023 expected to rise to 75%, energy efficiency is more important than ever, and both homeowners and business owners are switching to high-efficiency boilers. AFUE is the standard measure of the boiler's efficiency. It determines the fuel your..
Michael Mead on Feb 15th, 2023 in Boiler
If you live in Burlington, Oakville, or Hamilton, you should be used to the freezing cold in these areas, especially during the snowy winters. Boilers are the best and most cost-effective way to keep you and your family warm. Boilers are the most energy-efficient heating system; they bring warmth into your home, use less fuel, and are easy to maintain, unlike other heating systems. If..
Michael Mead on Jan 23rd, 2023 in Boiler
High-efficiency boilers are designed to maximize energy efficiency and minimize the consumption of natural resources, such as fuel and water. They are typically used in commercial applications, such as office buildings, restaurants, and commercial storefronts to provide heat, hot water, and steam for a variety of purposes. There are several high-efficiency boilers, and they are majorly characterized by having an AFUE of 90% or higher,..
Michael Mead on Jan 13th, 2023 in Boiler
Commercial boilers are large-scale industrial heating systems used to provide steam or hot water for a variety of uses. Commercial boilers can be fueled by oil, natural gas, and electricity. If you rely on a commercial boiler for your business, you know how important it is to keep it running smoothly. But how long should a commercial boiler last, and what can you do to..
Michael Mead on Dec 28th, 2022 in Boiler, Water Heater
Making a decision between a boiler and a water heater to supply hot water to your home might be challenging. Both choices effectively provide a constant supply of hot water, but they do it in different ways and are best used for distinct tasks. In this post, we will look at the fundamental differences between boilers and water heaters, as well as how they work..
Michael Mead on Oct 14th, 2022 in Boiler, Furnace
There are many important decisions that you will have to make when it comes to heating your home, and one of the most important is deciding whether to install a boiler or furnace. Both of these appliances have their own unique benefits, so it can be difficult to decide which one is right for you. In this blog post, we will discuss the difference between..
Michael Mead on Sep 30th, 2022 in Boiler
If you're a homeowner in Burlington or Oakville, you know that your boiler is a crucial part of your home. It's responsible for heating your water and keeping you comfortable all winter. So how do you know if it's time to replace your boiler? Here are a few signs that it might be time for a replacement. Keep in mind that these are just guidelines—every..
Michael Mead on Mar 21st, 2022 in Plumbing
Spring is finally here and that means it’s time to perform routine residential maintenance to ensure that your home is operating at an optimal rate. The first thing you should check is your home’s plumbing system to make sure that it’s up to par with local building code regulations and check for potential winter-related damages. Seasonal temperature changes and elements can wreak a lot of..
Michael Mead on Mar 14th, 2022 in Plumbing
Residential plumbing systems are incredibly complex. The average homeowner most likely has a basic understanding of how their drainage system works without a firm grasp of the specific parts or mechanisms that protect their home from water damage. If you have a home with a basement, then chances are that you’re somewhat familiar with a sump pump. Even if you don’t know exactly what it..
Michael Mead on Feb 28th, 2022 in Commercial plumbing
Commercial plumbing systems get a lot of regular use from customers and employees alike. That means they require routine maintenance checks, repairs, and perhaps even replacements or renovations to stay in tiptop working conditions. As a commercial property owner, it’s your responsibility to ensure that your plumbing is functioning optimally. Some buildings have superintendents or onsite maintenance workers that monitor and fix minor plumbing and..