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Mar 9, 2016

Drain clogs are one of the most common home plumbing issues your Vancouver plumber is called to address. While minor clogs can be a small disruption and can be easily resolved, major clogs represent a long-term problem for your plumbing and a major inconvenience. Understanding how minor clogs...Read more

Mar 9, 2016

The term hard water refers to water that contains a high concentration of dissolved minerals, particularly calcium and magnesium, which are commonly found in groundwater sources that feed municipal water systems. Studies indicate that as much as 85% of the water sources in the United States are...Read more

Nov 17, 2015

When you picture your plumbing system, you likely imagine pipes, drains, and faucets; you may even picture your toilets, your disposal, or your water heater. However, there are several other appliances in the home that make use of its plumbing system as well, including refrigerators, dishwashers...Read more

Oct 9, 2015

Toilets account for the majority of water use in the bathroom on a daily basis, and are responsible for as much as 31% of your home’s overall water consumption. Toilet problems certainly cause inconvenience, and can waste water that may cause damage or raise your water bills excessively....Read more

Sep 17, 2015

Water pressure describes the amount of force behind the flow of water through your home’s pipes. Most homeowners don’t think twice about their water pressure unless they experience a problem with a reduction in the amount of water they receive from their taps; however, your water pressure is a...Read more

Aug 3, 2015

Water hammer is a common home plumbing problem that causes a knocking or banging noise when you shut off water running from a tap or showerhead. This noise can also occur during washing machine or dishwasher cycles. Although you may view water hammer as only an annoyance, the circumstances that...Read more

Jul 28, 2015

Technological advancements in recent decades have made home life more convenient and economical than ever before. However, these developments aren’t limited to areas such as your computer, your lighting, and your HVAC system—your plumbing can benefit from these advancements as well! Learning...Read more

Jun 16, 2015

A reliable garbage disposal makes kitchen cleanup and meal preparation a breeze. Though this appliance can take on tough jobs, it does have its limits—and like all drains, not everything should go down your kitchen sink. Fortunately, it’s easy to keep your garbage disposal humming with some...Read more

May 20, 2015

Sump pumps reside in the lowest point of your home, providing protection against flooding and associated water damage. Most homeowners rarely think about their sump pump until this appliance is needed—however, without regular care, your sump pump may not work properly to prevent flooding in your...Read more

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