How Long Does a Furnace Last?

December 10th, 2021

Eventually, every homeowner needs to decide when it’s time for a new furnace. It helps to know how old your current furnace is and how long you can expect a furnace to last. Keeping up with annual furnace maintenance is one way to extend the life of a furnace. But at what point do you start saving money with a new furnace install?

A new furnace installation provides benefits for your household and peace of mind during the Canadian winters. But how many years should a furnace last before a replacement is needed? Let’s discuss the factors that affect a furnace’s lifetime. 

Don’t suffer the cold if you’re having furnace issues at home. Schedule an appointment and have a technician take a look at your furnace. Our HVAC experts at Ace Plumbing and Heating can recommend the next best steps and keep you informed about the health of your home’s heating.

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What Should The Humidity Be in Your Home?

November 5th, 2021

We all know about Alberta’s dry climate, especially in the winter. Even if you do have a humidifier in your home, it can be tough keeping your home at the right humidity level. But there are benefits for your health and your home in keeping air moisture levels at the right place.

Getting a professionally installed humidifier system might be easier and cheaper than you think. Let’s explore what the right humidity can do for your home lifestyle and why a humidifier, or dehumidifier, is a worthwhile investment. Get in touch with your trusted local professional for information on humidifier options for your home.

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10 Ways to Save Money on Your Water Bill

October 15th, 2021

It’s an inevitability for a homeowner — the water bill. But even if you’re faced with a water bill each month, there are ways to reduce the financial drain. These tips and tricks can be done at home and will help you save money on your water costs. But if you have any serious plumbing issues, call a professional plumber to ease the burden. 

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Why Do I Always Run Out of Hot Water?

September 3rd, 2021

Every Albertan knows that having hot water in the house isn’t a choice, it’s a necessity. Staying warm in our frigid winters requires the occasional hot shower and a warm water supply prevents our pipes from freezing. But have you found yourself running out of hot water when you need it most?

There are a few reasons that your hot water supply might not be providing what you need. If you’ve got a hot water emergency, it’s always best to call our team for immediate service. For less urgent matters, consider these factors when you’re frustrated with a limited hot water supply.

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How to Choose the Best Toilet for You

August 16th, 2021

Whether you’re renovating your bathroom or replacing an old or broken toilet, choosing the right toilet is a more significant decision than you may think. 

When it comes to kitchen and bathroom plumbing, the toilet is one of the most important items. But with all the toilets available, how do you know which is suitable for you and your household? 

Keep reading to learn more about the 4 steps of choosing the right toilet and what makes this decision so crucial. 

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Air Filter vs. Air Purifier: Which is the Best?

July 8th, 2021

Everyone wants to believe that the air quality inside our homes is the best it can be. But that may not be true. Especially in the winter, when windows are usually closed and air circulation is at a minimum.

Your home may need an air cleaning device to improve the air quality, such as an air filter or an air purifier. We can help you with that! Ace Plumbing will help improve your household’s air quality and ensure you’re breathing the best air possible in your home. Contact us to make sure your family’s always breathing the cleanest air possible.

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Are Water Filtration Systems Worth It?

June 10th, 2021

We all enjoy a glass of crystal clear drinking water. But often it’s what you can’t see that makes the water coming out of your tap taste funny. Filtered water is a practical way to make sure you’re consuming quality H2O.

There are a variety of ways to get filtered water, be it bottled products or pitcher filters. But the most convenient method at home is water filtration systems. The question is, are they worth it? 

The short answer: almost always.

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The Buyer’s Guide to Central Air Conditioning

May 13th, 2021

Warm is an understatement during Alberta summers, and you don’t want to rely on a single fan to keep you cool. Installing a central air conditioning unit can provide your home with cool comfort during the summer months, but what should you look for when buying an AC unit? 

Whether you’re sick of repairing your old unit, or you’ve never had AC before, consider this your buyer’s guide to central air conditioning. 

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5 Common Toilet Problems & How to Fix Them

March 31st, 2021

Toilets often have issues at the worst times. A plumber is usually your best solution, but there are some problems you can try to fix yourself. Before you call for an emergency repair, learn more about five common toilet problems and their potential solutions. 

If the problem continues and you really need to contact a plumber, Ace Plumbing has experienced plumbing technicians standing by 24/7 to fix any toilet problem you may be faced with.

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The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

December 2nd, 2019

If you have a furnace in your home, you need to understand the dangers of potential carbon monoxide poisoning. The vast majority of homeowners here in Okotoks choose to power their home’s furnace. We understand why—it’s an affordable and abundant resource. We’re not in the business of scaring our customers and we don’t want to make you afraid of living in your home. We just want you to remain safe and comfortable throughout the winter season.

You don’t have to worry about this on your own. You’re in the right place to get all the information that you need. You can come to us for furnace repair in Okotoks, AB. Make sure that you rely on professionals from our team for the work that you really need.

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