What is an alternative septic system?
What is a Water Softener?
A water softener is an appliance that is typically used in a residential environment to remove the hardness from the water being used for drinking, bathing, cooking, and washing clothes.
A booster pump improves water flow and pressure. It provides the extra boost needed to bring your water pressure to the desired level.
If your water heater is getting older, it’s a good idea to shop for a replacement before you run out of hot water, or worse… wake up to water all over the floor!
When you’re involved in the purchase or sale of a home, whether you are a Realtor, homeowner or purchaser you may already own, or you may encounter something referred to as a "combination heating system."
Q: What’s the big hoopla about PEX plumbing?
A: In most cases, it’s much ado about nothing.
(NC) There are many reasons why homeowners renovate and one important consideration is the return on investment. Macerating toilet systems, like those by Saniflo (Saniflo.ca), are a great option for homeowners looking to maximize their return on a bathroom addition because of their comparatively low installation costs.
The A-Z of housing terms from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
There's an ugly side to whirlpool baths. Aside from getting your hair caught in a suction fitting, and possibly drowning; failure to follow proper maintenance procedures for a whirlpool bath's circulation system can result in the growth and transmission of infectious bacteria.
Keeping your feet warm is the key to comfort, which is one reason why homeowners are increasingly turning to hydronic radiant heating systems over conventional methods.
Gil Strachan is a professional home inspector, representing Electrospec Home Inspection Services in east-central Ontario since 1994.