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  • 16/05/2017
    6 Essential Air Conditioning Maintenance Tasks for Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

    Spring is finally here which means that summer is just around the corner. Make sure you’re ready for summer in Edmonton by adding your air conditioning unit to your spring cleaning and maintenance checklist. Keep reading for six things you can do right now to make sure your home will be ready for the summer heat.

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  • 25/04/2017
    5 Signs Your Hot Water Tank Is on Its Way out

    Of all the appliances in your home which one do you rely on the most? Your coffee maker? Your toaster? How about your hot water heater? You depend on it day after day to deliver a steady supply of hot water whenever you need it. Can you imagine what life would be like without it? Keep reading for five signs that your hot water tank is close to failure so you won’t ever find yourself stuck taking a cold shower.


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  • 08/12/2016
    Hot Water Heating Costs: Selecting A hot Water Tank

    Canadians are big users of hot water

    Canadians use an average of 75L of hot water each at home every day—for washing dishes and clothing, cleaning and personal hygiene. For the average family, that adds up!



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  • 10/06/2016
    Gas Line Installations

    Nothing says "Summer's here!" like firing up the outdoor grill. Is this the year you finally get that natural gas grill or outdoor kitchen? Wouldn't it be nice to free yourself from the heat of cooking indoors?


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  • 06/06/2016
    Seasonal Commercial HVAC Maintenance

    Heating and Cooling Season Maintenance Tips

    At the beginning of each heating and cooling season in Edmonton and area we suggest the following maintenance:


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  • 30/03/2016
    All-In-One Home Heating And Hot Water Solution: SyncFurnace!

    The new SyncFurnace provides 3-zone functionality in one-unit convenience. Combine the advantages of an all-in-one unit to heat your potable water, operate your radiant or in-floor heat system and fire your furnace. All three functions in one quality gas or LP-fired unit!


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  • 14/03/2016
    Variable Speed Drives In HVAC Applications - No Longer An Afterthought!

    What are variable speed drives (VSDs, or variable frequency drives)?

    SDs are electronic devices that allow you to control an electric motor to precisely match its process requirement. In HVAC systems, centrifugal pumps and fans use variable-torque load motors that can greatly benefit from this technology.


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  • 16/02/2016
    How To Tell If Your Furnace Needs Cleaning

    As the cold weather moves into Alberta, homes and businesses across Edmonton are cranking up the heat. But have you noticed that moments after the furnace kicks on you have a sneezing fit?


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  • 26/01/2016
    Faucet Problems: When You Need A Plumbing Service In Edmonton

    Many people in Edmonton put off fixing their leaky faucets because it’s often viewed as a non-critical issue. But that couldn’t be further from the truth.


    Leaky faucets waste money by driving your water bill higher. Plus, a single leaky faucet can send hundreds of gallons of water down the drain, one drip at a time.


    Besides being economically unsound, if you’ve ever had the displeasure of trying to fall asleep while a faucet drips in the dead of night, you know how annoying it can be. It’s well worth fixing right away!


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  • 22/12/2015
    What Is A Home Furnace Inspection And Why Should I Get One?

    Edmonton is gearing up for winter and all over the city people are turning up their thermostats to fight the cold. You can practically hear the sound of thousands of furnaces kicking in all at once. It’s like a symphony of warmth and comfort.


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  • 08/12/2015
    How To Know When To Get Your Furnace Inspected

    If the air quality inside of your home is affecting your health your furnace might be to blame. Dust and dirt in the ventilation system can distribute tiny particles of bacteria, mildew and other contaminants throughout the air in your home. It’s true. Keep reading to find out how you can keep the air in your home clean and breathe easier this winter.


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  • 30/10/2015
    How To Know When Your Boiler Needs Repair

    Boilers are at the heart of your home—they provide warm water for your shower, supply your stove with gas and keep your house nice and warm during Edmonton’s harsh winters. When your boiler doesn’t function correctly, it can be a real nuisance. Annual boiler servicing is highly recommended for the following reasons:


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  • 15/10/2015
    Top Ten Bathroom Plumbing Problems That Require A Professional

    Have you ever had to take a cold shower, pull out debris from a clogged drain or unblock a toilet? If so, you probably agree that plumbing complications are a real nightmare. If you’re faced with one of the following issues, you should call a plumber:


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  • 27/08/2015
    Drain Cleaning In Edmonton

    Beware of debris in your drains!

    Are you having issues with your drains? Has your dirty water been coming back up? Unfortunately for you, if your drains are clogged and the dirty water has no place to go, it has no choice but to come back into your house, making a big mess you are left to clean up.


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  • 14/08/2015
    In-floor Heating In Edmonton

    Endless Edmonton winters

    Our feet suffer enough through Edmonton’s winter. Double socks and fluffy boots can only warm your toes to a certain extent. Imagine coming home to relieve your feet from the coldness and placing them down on a warm and toasty surface.


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  • 30/07/2015
    Maintaining Your Hot Water Tank

    Maintaining the Water Heater; How to Guarantee Landing in Hot Water

    After a long day at work, nothing feels better than taking a relaxing shower and feeling the warm water wash away the day’s trials and tribulations. Of course, after a long day at work, nothing feels worse than needing to get out the tool-kit and manual to fix a broken water heater. Properly maintaining your hot water storage tank, and the hot water heater, not only prevents accidents and complications in the long-term, it also ensures that your home runs smoothly and efficiently.


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  • 16/07/2015
    Furnace Repair & Replacement

    Boiler service and repair in Edmonton

    Ice-cold winters in Edmonton require a nice warm place for you to run to when you can no longer bear the frigid weather. To ensure your home is properly heated, you’ll need a reliable boiler that will provide you central heating and hot water.


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  • 13/07/2015
    HVAC Maintenance & Repair

    Maintaining a Clean HVAC System; the Residential Uses of the Laws of Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics

    For those who don’t know, HVAC stands for heating, ventilating, and air conditioning. More than just a fast acronym for a lengthy title, an HVAC is one of the most ubiquitous appliances in a modern, 21st century home and any modern, 21st century building.


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  • 19/06/2015
    Air Conditioning Repair; Keeping Cool So Your Unit Doesn't Blow Hot Air

    It’s a hot summer’s day. The air is stagnant and the sun beats down on the concrete and asphalt streets. The streets simmer under the rumble-rumble of the day’s goings on. The only solace after this bone-melting day is that your home is an arctic palace of cold air.


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  • 10/06/2015
    Hot Air, Hot Furnaces, and Winter Woes

    There’s no avoiding the truth: Edmonton winters are cold. When temperatures fall well below zero degrees Celsius, it only makes sense that we raise our home thermostats to accommodate the colder weather. That being said, with the winter season finally over, it’s more important now, more than ever, to make sure that your home furnace is in good working condition.


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