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 >>

Tips & Tricks to Conserve Water & Energy with Your Plumbing

To assure that your Burnaby Plumbing system is as ecologically friendly and economically efficient as possible, a thorough inspection of your system is recommended. There are a number of steps you can take as a homeowner to decrease water consumption. By decreasing waste, you will be taking a step in the right direction with regards to contributing to your community’s environmental health. Read More >>

Tips for Water Heater Sizing

There are no hard and fast rules to determine the best size and type of water heater for your application. Water heaters are classified according to several factors, whether for private of commercial use. The Vancouver Water Heaters experts at High Mark Plumbing can help you decide which water heater will best suit your needs. Read More >>