Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Carbon Monoxide Detectors the LAST line of defense Why is it that when faced with the expense of an annual safety check and furnace or boiler service that we’re so reluctant to spend that money?  Is it because we can’t see or measure the results?  Categorizing those few hundred dollars into ‘discretionary spending’ rather than…

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Drain Cleaning

Drain Cleaning What you need to know about your storm sewer? If you’re a homeowner, right now drain cleaning for your storm sewer is probably the furthest thing from your mind.  In fact, you’re probably really enjoying your garden right now.  Maybe you’ve spent a weekend raking out the winter and it’s looking pretty fresh.…

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Heat Pump Tips – Six things to know before you buy

Contact Us Heat pump, heat pump, heat pump!  “Marsha, Marsha, Marsha!”  It’s the new star of the show, what everyone’s talking about… It seems like every municipality and government body is jumping on this band wagon and with grants and free stuff and with good reason.  There are many incentives and advantages to getting a…

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New Heating System Quote – What Questions to Ask

Contact Us If you’ve decided it’s time to invest in a new heating system and you’re like most, you’ve done some research.   You’re familiar with the standard efficiencies and maybe even the difference between a single stage furnace and two stage-modulating unit.   If you’ve received any quotes, you may have also had an opportunity to…

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality to Stay Safe

Contact Us “What else will you be breathing this season? Winter weather conditions lead to poor dispersion of air pollutants…” When you spend a lot of time in your home, you want to take steps to make it healthier. Carrier has innovative products to help improve indoor air quality. Like the Infinity air purifier with…

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How to Choose a Heating System for your House

I overheard a customer once asking Rob, owner of R&B, this exact question. What is the best brand and what model should I choose? I opened my ears to listen curiously since his house was in Eastern Canada and we are here in the West, so Rob had absolutely no partiality to any particular brand…

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Rebate Deals!

Here’s something a little different… Did you know in an effort to increase the installation of energy efficient furnaces in all of our homes, Fortis BC is now offering rebates on services that we can provide to you! Interested to know what you can receive rebates on? Read on we have all the information below!…

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Plumbing Emergencies That Require a Professionals Help!

Vancouver plumbing

You may be tempted to try to work on plumbing problems around your house by yourself. While we believe DIY is great, it has a time and place. Attempting to work on issues beyond your skill level may cost you more than you imagine. On top of that, it could be dangerous. Here’s some common…

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Hot Water Heater Safety & Repairs

hot water tank repair

With all the free time most of us are experiencing at home, you might be tempted to fix some things up around the house! This is great! However, when it comes to your hot water heaters it’s not recommended and often unsafe to try the DIY method. At R&B Plumbing, we are ready to assist…

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Gurgling Drain Causes

Drain Cleaning

Have you noticed drains around your home making gurgling noises? While the obvious way to tell a drain is clogged is slow drainage, this gurgling sound can let you know that something is wrong with your drains before it’s too late. Here are some causes for a slow gurgling drain. The most common and obvious…

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