In an effort to save a little bit of money, many of us like to think that we’re capable of performing various handyman tasks and repairs around the house or our place of business. But the reality is that you should almost always hire professional plumbing contractors for residential and commercial water pipe repairs. DIY plumbing repairs can easily land you in more hot water..
How to Deal with Plumbing Issues in the SpringPosted by Michael Mead on Feb 14th, 2022 in Plumbing
After a long and cold winter season, the mild temperatures and sunshine that springtime brings with it are a welcome change. Springtime in Ontario is rejuvenating and allows people to get back in touch with nature. It also happens to be one of the toughest seasons in the plumbing industry. Every season presents different types of residential and commercial plumbing challenges. As a longstanding plumbing..
What Is Radiant Floor Heating? How Do Radiant Floor Heating Systems Work?Posted by Michael Mead on May 21st, 2021 in Boiler, HVAC
Radiant heating is an innovative method of heating commercial, industrial, and residential properties. Typically, radiant heating systems utilize existing walls, ceilings, and flooring to effectively, efficiently, and evenly distribute heat throughout the property in question. The process uses radiation to directly deliver heat from a warm surface throughout the property. Since the heat source is coming directly from structural elements like flooring, ceilings, and walls,..
Maintenance Tips for Tankless Water HeatersPosted by Michael Mead on Apr 27th, 2021 in Water Heater
Tankless water heaters are a great investment that can provide an endless supply of hot water for your residential or commercial property right when you need it. That’s why they’re also referred to as on-demand water heaters. In addition to being extremely cost- and energy-efficient, the absence of a tank in which to store hot water also saves you a great deal of space and..
How to Choose the Best Technicians for Gas Piping Installation in HamiltonPosted by Michael Mead on Apr 13th, 2021 in Gas Piping
Eventually, you may need to repair, replace, or install a new gas line for your home or business. When and if that time comes, you need reassurance and peace of mind that the gas technician you’re planning on hiring has all of the necessary skills, experience, and qualifications to perform the job safely and properly. Gas piping installation in Hamilton and other parts of the..
Types of Water Heater Vents: Which One Is Right for You?Posted by Michael Mead on Apr 6th, 2021 in HVAC, Water Heater
Homeowners rarely think about the technology and equipment it takes to keep their home running until those components require maintenance, replacement, or repairs. Water heater vents definitely fall under that category of often-neglected or forgotten-about, but necessary, appliances. Chances are that unless you work in the HVAC, plumbing, or home improvement industry that you probably didn’t know there are different types of water heater vents..
What You Need to Know about Gas Piping InstallationPosted by Michael Mead on Mar 16th, 2021 in HVAC
Ontarians are gearing up for sunnier weather and warmer weather usually means more outdoor BBQs and cookouts (even if they are only with immediate members of your household for the time being). Spring and summer are also the ideal seasons for homeowners to renovate their properties. Before getting started on a home or business renovation project, however, it’s important to identify and locate all gas..
Signs That You Need to Replace Your Old FurnacePosted by Michael Mead on Mar 9th, 2021 in Furnace
As a property owner, there are certain things, such as furnace maintenance and functionality, that you’re responsible for. How do you know when it might be time to replace your existing furnace? Certain telltale signs such as loud noises and fumes could mean it’s high time to consider replacing your existing furnace instead of repairing it. Furnace repairs essentially prolong the inevitable need for replacement...
How to Decide between Buying or Leasing Water Heaters and BoilersPosted by Michael Mead on Feb 23rd, 2021 in Boiler, Water Heater
No matter which way you look at it, every business needs a durable, reliable, and high-quality commercial boiler system to help keep it running all year-round. The question is whether it’s worthwhile to outright buy a boiler system or if it makes more sense to lease one instead. Buying a boiler system means that you own it and the only long-term expenses you’ll incur are..
The Differences between Combi Boilers vs. Conventional BoilersPosted by Michael Mead on Feb 2nd, 2021 in Boiler
A lot of research goes into determining what type of boiler system you need for your home. Keep reading to learn about the differences between combi boilers vs. conventional boilers and the advantages that both have to offer. What Is a Combi Boiler? A combi boiler is a single unit that eliminates the need for a hot water storage tank. It’s a combination of a..