Recently we had a customer whose pool boiler failed after just one year.  The problem with this one was a failed heat exchanger.  While pool boilers (heaters) are a wear item, we do typically expect them to last around ten years.  Because this one failed so soon after installation, the manufacturer first looked to the…

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In beautiful West Vancouver, we often see a high water meter bill.  If you suspect you have a leak, or if you’ve determined you have a leak from our blog on “High Water Meter Bill – What You Should Do”, you will likely be looking about for the cause. To follow is a list of…

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*Update: Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see the details of the new May 2019 Bylaw changes* You may have received a surprisingly high water meter bill, or even a letter from your municipality advising you that you have a leak.  If you find yourself in a similar situation and suspect you…

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Flooding because of Sump pump or drainage? Here are some tips. The big news last winter was the flooding of many North Shore homes and Argyle Secondary School.  Heavy rains and big storms are to be expected this time of year, and if climate change continues, every year.  Should we also expect flooding? Isn’t that…

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For a small investment there are things you can do for your furnace, boiler and water heater, to save money this heating season. $135.  Have your furnace or boiler serviced.  Checking and cleaning the burner assembly are among two of the most important things that an annual service will achieve for you.  A nice even…

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