Winter is upon us once again. Before the bone chilling nights hit, Vancouver Pipe Repair Experts at High Mark Plumbing offer advice and tips to avoid frozen pipes in your home. Should you have the unfortunate event occur, always remember that the General Plumbing Specialists at High Mark Plumbing are at your beacon call 24/7. To help you prepare for winter, High Mark’s Plumbing technicians recommend you fully prepare for worst case scenario by:
The holidays are upon us! With all the rushing around and entertainment that accompanies this time of year, we tend to forget to maintain the plumbing. High Mark Plumbing points out the five most common causes of Vancouver Plumbing Emergencies.
Water conservation laws enacted in the 1990s reduced the quantity of water used to flush a toilet from five gallons to less than two gallons! This has resulted in toilets clogging more easily and more often. The Coquitlam Drainage Experts at High Mark Plumbing offer advice to help you minimize the potential for your toilets to clog.
Winter nights, with a fire blazing, snuggling with your loved ones – everything is perfect – until you realize you have to stay awake until the embers completely die down. So much for warmth and romance! But, if you had a Gas Fireplace Insert installed by High Mark Plumbing, you can have a romantic, warm cozy night by the fire – every night!
Many homeowners discount the possibility of potential plumbing problems in the laundry room. We worry about the appliances (washer and dryer), forgetting about the plumbing system until something goes terribly wrong. Because there are hot and cold water supply lines to the washing machine and utility tub, and drain lines from each, there most certainly is potential for plumbing problems – as the Vancouver Plumbing Experts at High Mark Plumbing well know!
As homes become more efficient with regard to heating and cooling, the percentage of energy consumed to heat water increases. For this reason, it is important that you purchase the most efficient water heater available. When deciding to purchase a standard, storage tank, gas operated water heater, Bradford White Water Heaters have a number of advantages over their competitors. Available from High Mark Plumbing, your Vancouver Water Heater Expert, the benefits of owning a Bradford White Water Heater include:
Having problems with your toilet? Arrrrrrgh!!! For Expert Plumbers in the Vancouver area, call High Mark Plumbing. Before calling, there are some tips and tricks to diagnose your problem.
It always seems to happen at the most inopportune times – the dreaded drain clog! Not every clog requires an emergency call to Vancouver Drain Cleaners, however, there are steps you can take to salvage your weekend (evening, party, etc.). Try the following simple maneuvers while waiting for your Vancouver Plumbing experts to arrive.
Inevitably, if you live in a home, apartment, trailer, etc. you will likely suffer from a clogged drain at some point. With five basic drain cleaning products, how does one choose the best for their situation? The Vancouver Drain Cleaning Services experts at Highmark Plumbing offer some advice on the matter.
If you notice a rotten egg smell when you run the hot water, chances are the water is a chemical reaction. Some water – specifically untreated well water (private or municipal) – has naturally occurring anaerobic bacteria. When this bacteria reacts with the sacrificial anodes (magnesium and aluminum) in the water heater, the chemical reaction produces hydrogen sulfide. As we all learned in high school chemistry, hydrogen sulfide smells like rotten eggs (or do rotten eggs smell like hydrogen sulfide?)