Ask an Expert – Do Enzyme Treatments Prevent Clogs?

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WHAT GOES DOWN SHOULDN’T COME UP!  Clogged drains can be inconvenient and expensive to clear.  If you could prevent the build up that leads to clogged drains using enzyme treatments, would you?  Should you? This week’s Ask an Expert question asked us to look at a product that promises to change “the waste particles into water, carbon dioxide […]

How often do we need drain cleaning? Ask an Expert

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Have you always had a question about drain cleaning but been afraid to ask? You aren’t alone. Today’s Ask an Expert topic has you covered: Dear Rob,  How often should your main drains be cleaned? Is it something you can do yourself or do we need R&B? Signed,  Can Lay-people Easily Auger Roots?   Dear CLEAR, […]

SAVE Money Buy Used Plumbing Parts

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This winter R&B is running ourAsk an Expert series where you can write in for free plumbing and heating advice.  This week’s feature letter is about buying used plumbing fixtures and parts.  Is it a way to save money, or false economy? Dear Rob, I am trying to update my kitchen, but good quality fixtures are SO expensive.  […]

Carbon Monoxide Detectors – the LAST line of defense

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The Headline “15-month-old girl saved family from carbon monoxide leak” was the headline in the Province News Paper a few years ago when this blog was first written.  We always reflect on carbon monoxide (CO) this time of year as heating systems are started and doors and windows are closed tightly. The Lesson The article […]

Make the most of your emergency service!

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It’s good to know that R&B emergency service is there when you really can’t wait.  You’re paying for us to come save the day so read about how to make the most of our visit. Are you too cold or wet? We’ve got 24-hour emergency service at the ready! Heating If you can avoid having to […]

Carrier Cool Cash for Fall 2018 – Heating Discounts

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The Heating Shock Most of our heating customers get their annual heating service each year without the need for further work.  However, if you are like our recent fall customer, Mrs. Leaf, your experience might be that the annual service of your heating equipment resulted in the discovery of such high levels of Carbon Monoxide […]

Lap of Luxury Design with Heated Toilet Seats

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Do you have a taste for luxury design?  Maybe you’re planning to attend the Luxury Home & Design Show this weekend at BC Place.  At R&B we are lucky enough to have a little luxury design of our own with our Toto Washlet toilet.  And why not? After all, we supply and install some of […]

Community Support After Fire

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Community Pulls Together You find out what your community looks like when there is a major catastrophe.  While admittedly on a smaller scale, the concept is no different.   Just like Las Vegas, just like Fort Mac, the fire at Mountain Village Apartments in Lynn Valley has already had a huge growth of support in the […]

Patio blog – Natural Gas Barbecue

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Now that you’ve added natural gas to your patio with the warmth of patio heaters, imagine adding a natural gas barbecue!  No more heavy propane bottles. No more standing around by the big tank at the gas station in the heat of summer, with the guests waiting back at home, hungry.   The fire pit adds […]