Water Pressure in the Home

Water Pressure in the Home

In a residential setting, water pressure is set to approximately 45-50psi, as the valves and seals in your water system and appliances are  designed for this pressure.  Over time, code has allowed...

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Unbelievable! 

I just came back from a call in the Hatzic area of Mission, which was I had thought was just a simple furnace tune up. This was a Ruud brand furnace,  and I've worked on quite a few. One of the more...

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Maintaining your Gas Fired Equipment

Maintaining your Gas Fired Equipment

Most people living in urban areas have a natural gas supply in their home. This supplies energy to appliances in your home such as furnaces, water heaters, fireplaces and cooktops. When properly...

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Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless Water Heaters

​Have you ever looked at your old hot water tank and wondered, 'Why am I paying to keep all of this water hot when I'm not even using it?' Every time the 40 gallons of water in the tank cools a few...

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“My Furnace Won’t Work”

“My Furnace Won’t Work”

“My Furnace Won’t Work!!”   At the beginning of each heating season, we get flooded with calls from people who have turned up their thermostat but the furnace is not warming up their house. Our...

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Poly B Piping

Poly B Piping

Poly-B Polybutylene, Poly-B, piping was removed from the market in 1998 and some homes will have it up until the 1990’s. It was used almost exclusively between 1978 till the early 90’s because of...

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How Much Water is too Much?

How Much Water is too Much?

How much water is too much? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), average North American families with four in a home use about 1500 liters of water daily. This does not include...

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