Ace Plumbing and Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Calgary’

What Are My Options for AC Systems?

Monday, May 15th, 2023

You have a variety of options when it comes to a new air conditioner for your home. In fact, you have so many options that you may feel overwhelmed in trying to make the right decision. The good news is, our team is here to help. We can help you weigh the pros and cons of different air conditioners for your unique needs and family.

We can help with anything from installation to repair when it comes to air conditioning in Calgary because we are the local experts. Keep reading to learn more about the different types of air conditioners, and then give us a call to schedule your in-home assessment. 

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Tank Vs Tankless Water Heaters: Pros and Cons

Monday, May 1st, 2023

If you want to install a new water heater in your home, you may be considering a tankless water heater instead of a more traditional tank system. If you’ve used both in the past, you may already have a preference for one over the other. But, if you are new to tankless water heaters, you may have some questions.

Both systems have a variety of benefits, but they also have their own unique downsides. There is no right or wrong choice when it comes to water heaters. You have to make the decision that fits your family’s unique needs. If you are interested in the installation of a tankless water heater in Calgary, you can give our team a call for an assessment at your home. In the meantime, keep reading to learn more about the pros and cons of tank and tankless water heaters.

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Most Common Bathroom Sink Clogs and How to Fix Them

Monday, April 3rd, 2023

If your bathroom sink is persistently getting clogged, you may be tired of using things such as drain cleaners or plumbing snakes that seem to only help temporarily. Instead, you want to solve the bigger problem. The good news is, we have a team who are experts at plumbing and heating in Calgary, and we’re always here to help your family.

First, you want to find the reason for the persistent clogs and solve it. Then, you want to be more careful of what you’re washing down your drains. You can keep reading to learn more about bathroom sink clogs as well as ways to fix and prevent them from happening again.

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Common Drain and Sewer Problems We Can Take Care Of

Monday, March 20th, 2023

When you think of plumbing needs, you probably think about the pipes and fixtures inside the walls of your home. But there can also be drain and sewer problems outside of your home that have negative consequences for your home and family. The good news is, our team handles all of the above–and then some!

So, if you need drain cleaning in Calgary, give us a call. We can help with all of your plumbing needs, big or small. If you think that you’re having a drain or sewer problem at your house, keep reading to learn more about common issues that we see in the area.

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These Unsettling Noises Mean You Need AC Repair

Monday, March 6th, 2023

In future years your AC unit might be advanced enough to help identify problems early on before they spread. You might think of it like your car’s warning system that offers system lights when something goes wrong. Unfortunately, we don’t have that kind of technology for air conditioners quite yet. Until you have a smart AC unit, it’s your responsibility to pay attention to signs that your HVAC system may need repair.

Sometimes it’s difficult to tell whether AC sounds are normal or not. The best way to differentiate is to listen for new, surprising or unusual sounds. Of course, if you have any doubts it’s always better to be safe than sorry. If you think you need air conditioning repair in Calgary, our team can help. If you hear any or all of the five sounds outlined below, it’s a sign that something is wrong with your AC and needs to be addressed by an expert.

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Skip Drain Cleaning Chemicals, Because This is What They Really Cost You

Monday, February 20th, 2023

When you have a tough drain clog, you may be tempted to make a quick trip to your local hardware store to pick up an over-the-counter drain cleaner and take care of the problem yourself. Why involve a professional plumber, when you have resources at your fingertips?

Some clogs are DIY jobs, and others need the help of a professional. No matter what the case, you want to skip the drain cleaning chemicals at all costs. There are other methods for cleaning out your drains, and getting rid of clogs. And if you need plumbers in Calgary, our team is always here to help. 

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How to Boost Your Heating Efficiency

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

As the coldest days of winter set in, you may be more determined than ever to maintain a lower energy bill and boost your heating efficiency. Fortunately, it’s very easy to boost the energy efficiency of a heater if you know what steps to take. 

If you use heating in Calgary, our team is here to help. You are welcome to give us a call with any questions you have about heating or have us come out and do an inspection. You can also read our tips below for improving the energy efficiency of your heater and making tweaks to your habits.

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What Are The Qualities of a Great Plumber?

Monday, January 9th, 2023
Technician servicing an hot-water heater

If your home has a plumbing problem, you want an expert to fix it. But doing a search online is not enough to find a plumbing expert. You can easily find dozens of results with plumbers in your area who claim to be experts. 

How do you choose the right person for the job? Well, if you need a plumber in Calgary, you could start by calling us. But if you’re wondering what the qualities of a great plumber are, you can keep reading and do your own research to learn more.

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Call an Emergency Plumber If…

Monday, November 28th, 2022

You’ve faced plumbing problems before, and you may prefer to try DIY fixes before making the call to a plumber. But do you know when a plumbing problem is bad enough to qualify as an emergency? You don’t have to be standing in a puddle of water for your leak or another issue to be an emergency situation.

In fact, there are quite a few reasons that you’d want to call an emergency plumber to come to take a look at your home. Whether your plumbing problem is big or small, when you need an emergency plumber in Calgary, our team is here to help. If you’re not sure what requires a call to an emergency plumber, just keep reading to learn more.

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The Power of Professional Drain Cleaning

Monday, November 14th, 2022

The plumbing in your home is designed to last for nearly an entire lifetime, but that doesn’t exempt it from problems here and there. And drain clogs are perhaps the most common plumbing problem that our technicians run into. If you’ve ever had a drain clog, you may have attempted to fix it yourself. But have you ever considered scheduling a professional drain cleaning? 

If you have persistent drain clogs, they may require more than just your hardware store solutions. Especially when you consider that there may be a bigger problem that needs to be addressed. If you have a stubborn drain clog and need 24-hour plumbing in Calgary, AB, our team can help. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of professional drain cleaning. 

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