A Guide To Cleaning Your Air Conditioner

If your air conditioner is struggling to keep you cool on the warmer days in Spring, it probably needs a good clean to get ready for the sweltering summertime. If you have it on full and it still doesn’t cool things down and seems to be pushing out less air, then it definitely needs a clean and possibly a service by an air conditioning professional.

By |2018-10-04T11:00:49+00:00October 15th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on A Guide To Cleaning Your Air Conditioner

Hydronic Heating

What is a Hydronic Heating System...? Hydronic heating systems use water to move heat energy form where it is produced to where it is needed. Heat energy is is absorbed by the water at a heat source, conveyed by the water through piping, and released into the desired space by a heat emitter, usually a [...]

By |2018-07-19T02:46:49+00:00July 19th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Hydronic Heating

Carbon monoxide, and You

“What is carbon monoxide?” Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colourless, odourless, tasteless gas. It is most commonly formed during the combustion of hydrocarbon fuels, if there is insufficient oxygen available during the combustion process. “Why is it so dangerous?” CO is toxic to all Hemoglobic animals, humans included- basically any living thing that contains red [...]

By |2018-07-16T10:03:04+00:00May 1st, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Carbon monoxide, and You

Basic Plumbing Safety – the Do’s and Don’ts

There are some common sense safety precautions involved in any do-it-yourself plumbing job and there are some legal requirements to keep in mind before attempting the work yourself. Things such as safety tips when using tools, and the legality associated with installations especially of gas appliances. Plumbing by its nature is work done with pipes [...]

By |2018-03-04T13:40:06+00:00March 2nd, 2018|blog|Comments Off on Basic Plumbing Safety – the Do’s and Don’ts

A Buyer’s Guide to Air Conditioners

There’s a lot to think about when you decide to buy an air conditioner for your home or office and choosing the right one can be challenging at best. Things to consider include the size, the initial cost and how expensive it will be to install and to run, as well as the noise factor. [...]

By |2018-03-04T13:52:37+00:00February 26th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on A Buyer’s Guide to Air Conditioners

How to Remove Rust From Plumbing Pipes

Rust on gutters, downpipes and steel rooves is easily noticed and can be attended to but when it comes to the pipes in your home, that channel water and gas it’s another matter. These days it’s common for PVC pipes to be used in plumbing systems for newly-built homes, replacing the galvanised iron pipes of [...]

By |2018-03-04T13:47:32+00:00February 23rd, 2018|blog|Comments Off on How to Remove Rust From Plumbing Pipes

A Buyer’s Guide to Hot Water Systems

It’s a wise homeowner who acts first rather than waiting until the hot water system quietly draws its last breath or goes out with a bang and leaves the family to suffer cold showers while a new one is quickly installed. This usually happens suddenly, always at the wrong time, and leaves you no time [...]

By |2018-03-04T13:48:45+00:00February 15th, 2018|blog|Comments Off on A Buyer’s Guide to Hot Water Systems