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..
Michael Mead on Feb 21st, 2022 in Plumbing
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..
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..
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,..
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..
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..