Living in the Kitchener-Waterloo regions means that we have to accept that our plumbing fixtures are going to start looking like this over time. Mineral buildup! Of course, this can be reduced by using water softeners and/or reverse osmosis systems, but this may be outside the budget of some homeowners. Continue reading
Can you believe it’s almost Christmas!? Well we can….yes we’ve been watching the calendar and making good use of Amazon for some good new-fashioned shopping.
As much as we’d love to see you this Christmas, we’re going to give you some tips to avoid Chasles Plumbing Professionals. Continue reading
You just know when you see the Christmas decorations start to creep into the stores, our warm summer days are winding down. Yesterday was the official end of summer. We’re not happy about it, but because of the tilt of the planet, if it were hot all year here in Canada…we’d all be in trouble.
A common concern we hear from homeowners is that they hear gurgling or burping noises coming from their pipes. This is actually fairly common. It’s not a major issue, but it should be addressed.
If you want to up your game in the eco-friendly movement, the bathroom is a good place to start. There is much wasted water and toxic chemicals that we can all improve upon. Continue reading
‘Tis the season for frozen pipes. It’s been a challenge this past week to keep up with all the calls from homeowners and businesses with frozen and/or burst pipes. Next week, we’re back to similar temperatures (-19C).
If you have a burst pipes, you’ll need to shut off your water main right away. You will likely need to call a plumber if you don’t have the tools and supplies to fix it yourself. Continue reading
Tis the season for dry homes and nosebleeds.
Whether you are using a forced air furnace or the older boiler/radiators, heating your home in the winter dramatically reduces the amount of water vapour in the air. This often leads to uncomfortable sleeping.