September 21, 2017

So why does this happen anyways? Basically, over time as your shower is having water flow out of it on the daily, it becomes clogged by the natural occurring minerals and calcium. This isn’t harmful by any means, but it means less water pressure... Read more

September 15, 2017

I’m sure you’ve all heard of it by now – the carbon monoxide detector. This simple device detects the presence of carbon monoxide, a substance that kills more than 400 people in North America every year. It’s a relatively low-cost feature of your... Read more

September 1, 2017

If you're like most people, you've probably noticed annoying limescale buildup in your home. The usual places limescale accumulates are faucets, toilets, and bathtubs or showers. But what causes limescale? And what are the easiest ways to remove... Read more

August 18, 2017

Many washing machine hoses are made from rubber, which inevitably cracks over time, increasing the risk of the hose bursting. By using hoses that are covered with metal casings, you prevent the likelihood of weak spots developing in the hose and... Read more

August 11, 2017

Baking soda and vinegar are one of the most underrated power couples. The two of them combined are unstoppable and provide a wide range of uses for all around the house (besides fun science experiments!). One of the more useful duties these... Read more

August 7, 2017

Having a garburator or garbage disposal in your kitchen is a great way to make clean up faster and easier. However, proper use of these appliances is necessary to prevent them from becoming blocked or breaking down. To prevent the inconvenience... Read more

July 31, 2017

Furnace humidifiers add water vapour to the heated air that is distributed throughout your home. The humidifier valve is what allows the water to enter the humidifier. If debris builds up between the valve’s plunger and the solenoid, the valve... Read more

July 24, 2017

Tankless water heaters, or on demand water heaters, operate differently than traditional water heaters because they only heat water when the faucets are turned on. This means that water is only heated when it’s needed, and a tank is not necessary... Read more

July 18, 2017

Flooding is many homeowners’ worst nightmare. Large amounts of water are difficult and sometimes dangerous to remove from your home, and have the potential to destroy everything they come in contact with. A flood may even force you to evacuate... Read more