Ace Plumbing and Heating Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

5 Toilet Problems. How To Repair The Phanthom Flush

Monday, June 17th, 2024
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Toilets are an essential part of our daily lives, yet they often create problems that can be both annoying and disruptive. Whether the toilet is plugged, a slow fill, or one of those mysterious phantom flushes. These are problems every homeowner will encounter at some point.

So, this week our topic is about five common toilet problems that homeowners will encounter. Jack DeVetten, the Professor of Plumbing will provide you with five actual case studies, their symptoms, and then some practical solutions. The names in the case studies have been changed for privacy reasons.

By the time you have finished reading this guide, you’ll have the confidence to handle these repairs yourself, saving both time and money. So, let’s dive in and get your toilet running smoothly again. Grab your tools, and let’s master the art of toilet repairs together!

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Four Reasons to Call for Plumbing Service

Monday, May 27th, 2024

Some plumbing problems are easy enough to address that you can attempt a DIY solution. But other plumbing problems require the help of an expert plumbing technician. How do you know the difference? 

We are highlighting some of the reasons that you should call a professional and explaining why you should leave these problems to an expert plumber in Okotoks. Keep reading to learn more about the four plumbing problems that you don’t want to attempt to fix yourself.

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Top 5 Home Plumbing & HVAC Emergencies that Can’t Wait

Monday, May 13th, 2024
Plumber using a wrench to tighten a siphon under a sink.

There are household problems, and then there are emergencies that simply cannot wait. When it comes to your plumbing and HVAC systems, you want to be aware of five things in particular that should be treated as emergencies. 

You can keep reading to learn more about five situations which you should call us and schedule an emergency appointment for your HVAC system or residential plumbing. Prioritizing an appointment for HVAC and plumbing emergencies in Calgary can help you protect your systems from even more serious problems.

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Regular Drain Cleaning Benefits

Monday, February 19th, 2024

Drain clogs don’t just pop up overnight. They develop very slowly over time. First, a few particles cling to the insides of your pipes. Then these particles attract more and more until a clog is big enough to block water flow in your drains. 

Regular drain cleaning is the best way to stay ahead of tough clogs and prevent them from ever happening in the first place. You can give our team a call to schedule your drain cleaning service today. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about the benefits of investing in regular drain cleaning.

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Scary Water Shortage! Save The Snowpack! Action Needed Now!

Monday, January 29th, 2024
Image of Jack De Vetten the professer of plumbing talking about the coming scary water shortage

Scary Water Shortage!

Today, Jack Devetten, The Professor of Plumbing, is addressing three issues that are showing up in the media daily. He is going give insights about the coming scary water shortage and explain the consequences unless we all do our part to help save the snowpack and glaciers.

This has been made clear on the news, on social media, and in government agencies. All talking climate change, drought, and a looming water shortage crisis. Those of us who have lived in the Calgary area for a long time can agree that the amount of snow accumulation in the higher elevations of the mountains is significantly less. And that the snow seems to disappear more quickly and much sooner than before.

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Tips on Winterizing Your Pipes for Winter

Monday, December 25th, 2023

One of the best things you can do for your home ahead of winter is winterizing your plumbing system. Frozen pipes are a problem you never want to deal with. Aside from the inconvenience of not being able to access water, you also risk pipes bursting as the frozen water expands. Luckily, it’s something you can prevent entirely.

You just need the help of an expert plumber in Okotoks, AB. No matter what your plumbing needs, from help winterizing your home to addressing frozen pipes if they do happen, we are here to help. You can keep reading for tips on winterizing your home’s plumbing system to prevent frozen pipes as temperatures drop.

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Avoid a Clogged Drain on Christmas and New Year’s

Monday, December 11th, 2023

Plumbing problems are never fun to deal with, but during the holiday season it’s even worse. You already have more going on than usual, and a clogged drain can really put a damper on your holiday spirit. While you may be frustrated, clogged drains are actually very common at this time of the year.

Our team is always here to help, even during the holiday season. We know that plumbing problems don’t sleep and can happen at the most inconvenient times. You can keep reading to learn our tips for preventing dream clogs now and all year long. Then give our team a call if you have a clogged drain in Okotoks, AB.

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Avoid A Plumbing Nightmare this Halloween

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Plumbing problems can sneak up on you and cause surprise. Plumbing problems are not always super obvious until they absolutely have to be addressed. However, there are usually some early signs that you can identify if you pay close attention to the plumbing in your home.

Noticing any of the signs outlined below means that you need to schedule drain cleaning in Calgary, AB. You can keep reading to learn more about common drain problems we see and the early signs of each one. If you have concerns about your plumbing, give us a call sooner rather than later to avoid a plumbing nightmare.

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Plumbers Do That? 3 Services A Plumber Can Do

Monday, September 18th, 2023

When you think about plumbers, you probably think about having someone make repairs to the pipes and faucets in your home. But professional plumbers can do a lot more than that. In fact, you might just be surprised about some of the times that you need to call a plumbing professional.

If you’ve been searching for plumbers in Calgary, AB, you’ve reached the right place. You can keep reading to learn more about the many services that our plumbers offer. Then give us a call to schedule your appointment for any of these needs.

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Strangest Things Found in Drains & Plumbing

Monday, August 7th, 2023

While you never want to face a drain clog, most of them are easy to break down and get your plumbing working again the way it should. But there are some times that we face very unusual clogs that are caused by less obvious objects. Thing that will make you wonder how such an object ever got into your drains. 

If you have been searching for plumbers in Okotoks because of a tough clog in your drain, you’ve reached the right team. You can keep reading to learn more about some of the unusual causes for drain clogs, and how our technicians can help get to the root of the problem and find a solution.

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