Ace Plumbing and Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Calgary’

Call an Emergency Plumber If…

Monday, November 28th, 2022
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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
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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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What to Know About Your Water Heater’s Sacrificial Anode Rod

Monday, October 17th, 2022

Have you ever heard of a sacrificial anode rod? Most homeowners have no clue what it is, but the sacrificial anode rod is a very important part of your water heater. While it’s not a topic you discuss around the dinner table, it is something interesting that you might like to learn more about.

After all, your water heater has an important job in your home. And the more you know about it, the better you understand how it works. When you know how your water heater works, you can identify problems faster when something goes wrong. If you need Calgary water heater services, our team can help. 

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When Is a Plumbing Problem an Emergency?

Monday, September 19th, 2022
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Unfortunately there isn’t a way to predict exactly when you’ll have a plumbing emergency. That’s why it’s called an emergency! Even when you pay close attention to how your plumbing is working, surprises can still pop up. This is because so much of your plumbing – pipes and other fixtures – aren’t visible in your walls, attic, or under your home.

And we all know that plumbing emergencies don’t happen when it’s convenient. They happen when you’re getting in the shower before going to work for the day, or after you come home from work and don’t realize something has been leaking all day long. If you need services for emergency plumbing in Calgary, AB, our team can help. In the meantime, you can learn what constitutes a true plumbing emergency and what isn’t a true emergency.

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What’s an Evaporative Cooler?

Monday, July 25th, 2022

Now that hotter weather is here, many people are looking for environmentally-friendly options for keeping themselves and their families cool during these warmer months. And one of the best ways to fight against the summer heat is using evaporative coolers in Calgary, AB

If you’ve been wondering, “What is an evaporative cooling system,” then you’ve come to the right place. 

We’re going to explore what an evaporative cooler (they’re sometimes called “swamp coolers”) is, how they work their magic, and the benefits of installing one in your home. That way, you can make the most informed decision for your situation and keep yourself nice and comfortable this summer. 

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How to Conserve Water at Home

Monday, July 11th, 2022
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We all do our part to make sure that our homes are energy efficient. Most of the time, this can center around your home’s heating and air conditioning systems. After all, your HVAC systems consume the most energy in a home. While this is the case, it doesn’t mean you should neglect the other parts of your home that affect your overall bottom line. Today, we want to focus on water conservation. 

It’s easy to have tiny, seemingly insignificant leaks in your home, but the fact of the matter is that these can really add up. If you’re ready to change your plumbing in Calgary, AB for the better, then we suggest getting in touch with our team members. We understand the ins and outs of plumbing and water conservation and we’ll help you. 

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How to Keep Your AC Great through the End of Summer

Monday, June 27th, 2022
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To get an air conditioner back up and running after sitting inactive for months, some maintenance is usually required. You can avoid waiting several days for a busy repairer and paying a premium or high price for extensive repairs. However, you must perform this preventative maintenance before summer begins.

You can do this by running simple maintenance tasks like replacing the filters, cleaning the condenser coils, or other routines that will ensure the smooth running of your air conditioner. A good air conditioning in Calgary, AB, should help with this.

If your air conditioning is in working condition, your home will be adequately chilled during the hot weather. Make sure you follow these tips to ensure you are covered during the summer:

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Plumbing Horror Stories and Their Solutions

Monday, June 13th, 2022
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If you’ve talked with friends, neighbors, or even coworkers about the details of homeownership, then we’re sure that you’ve discussed the realities of plumbing disasters. Unfortunately, they happen to just about everyone. Your plumbing system is expansive, complex, and it’s something that you use almost every day. This is why it’s so important to make sure to have a great team on your side when you need plumbing in Calgary, AB.

Today, we want to talk about a few troubles you might encounter. If you run into any of these plumbing problems, there are some pretty clear reasons why they might have happened. Below are a few horror stories you should be aware of. Make sure you note their solutions as well.

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It Might Be Time to Upgrade Your AC If…

Monday, May 16th, 2022

Is there trouble with your air conditioning system? If you’re having difficulty getting your air conditioner to perform properly, then we suggest considering a replacement unit. It might be time for you to make a real change in your home if you’ve had comfort issues for the last few summers.

We understand that you might not be all that excited to undergo an air conditioning upgrade in Calgary, AB. The good news: our professionals are here to make the upgrade as easy as possible.

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How to Prepare for Warm Temperatures at Home

Monday, May 2nd, 2022

Now that spring has sprung, we want you to start thinking about the ways you can make your home comfortable. We’re going to go through the best tips to keep your air conditioning and plumbing system in great shape this season. After all, we are experts in plumbing and air conditioning in Calgary, AB. Get to us when you need quality work. 

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