How To Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

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:

Read More >>

High Mark Plumbing: Maintaining Your Laundry Room Plumbing

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!

Read More >>

Benefits of Bradford-White Water Heater from High Mark Plumbing

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:

Read More >>

Stinky Hot Water? Vancouver Plumbing to the Rescue!

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?)

Read More >>