As always Jack DeVetten, the Professor of Plumbing has the best advice on sump pump maintenance for homeowners! Not sure what a sump pump is or why it is the basement to begin with? You have come to the right place. The sump pump is the first line of defence in your home against basement floods. The sump pump keeps water damage out of your house. And it maintains the integrity of the foundation in your home. But, like anything mechanical, it needs proper maintenance to be efficient.
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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.
Soft Water is Boring? Not Really
When you hear soft water is boring, you might raise an eyebrow. So what is thrilling about water, especially the soft kind? Here again is Jack De Vetten, the Professor of Plumbing with some insights into the world of soft and conditioned water. Soft water free from minerals like calcium and magnesium often does not get the spotlight. But here is the twist. There is a world of excitement hidden in this boring topic.
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.
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.
Black Friday Discounts Vanish at midnight Mountian Time tonight. As we welcome the chill of December, it’s the perfect time to think about keeping your home cozy and comfortable. Ace Plumbing and Heating is here to ensure you’re well-prepared for the colder days ahead with some fantastic November and Black Friday specials. But after today, all deals are gone.
Let’s dive into why you shouldn’t let the Black Friday Discounts Vanish into Cold Air.
Get Affordable Furnace Tune-ups. With Guaranteed Results Now
Hi, Jack Devetten, the Professor of Plumbing here with Ace Plumbing and Heating in Calgary. The Sailboat and a furnace have more in common than you think. But first, did you know in my free time, I am the captain of this ship? I love to spend time out on the open waters of a calm lake on a nice summer day. With a cool breeze at my back. All is well on my well-maintained boat. Clearly, to stay afloat, instruments and all components on this vessel must be in tip-top shape. Because the alternative usually does not end well.
But the same line of thinking also goes for the invisible hero in the basement of your home. Your furnace is the most neglected appliance next to the hot water heater you rely on in the winter. Especially when it is -42 plus a light wind.
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.
No matter how well you take care of your plumbing, eventually you’ll have to schedule a professional service. It may be for a plumbing repair or some other need. But there is a plumbing service that you can invest in that is preventative and that’s professional drain cleaning services.
You can even consider us the all-in-one solution in Okotoks for plumbing and heating. No matter what the problem is, we can help. But ideally, you want to stay ahead of problems. Keep reading to learn more about the warning signs that can indicate you need to schedule a professional drain cleaning now before your plumbing problems get worse.
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.