Do you keep a babysitter in your basement?  No?  Then who is watching a most precious asset?  No, not your kids, your home!  How will you know when your water heater bursts, your sewer backs up, or something has chewed through a pipe to cause a flood?  In short, who have you got watching for your emergency, and what will…

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Around a year ago, my friend, we’ll call him Ron to preserve his anonymity, and his lovely wife Patience, completed a beautiful renovation on their home. Like renovation hopefuls everywhere, they never intended to blow their budget and they had firm dates planned for completion.   About 8 months beyond his planned finish date and painfully over…

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Air purification is among the five new things you need for your home. Ready to hear about the latest and greatest and why you need it now? Read on! Sometimes we choose to add a little something special to our wardrobes or our house decor but when was the last time you spent money on…

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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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How low (flow) can you go? It turns out you can go very low, 4 liters per flush, and still get excellent results. How to choose the best low flow toilet comes down to, how do you know what toilets will work? You have two options. You can go with a R&B recommended brand like Kholer, American Standard, or…

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How Low (flow) Can You Go? As strange as it seems in such a lush a city as Vancouver, water conservation is important.   In fact, if you live – or are looking to live – in West Vancouver or the UBC Endowment Lands, you are already a part of a residential water meter plan.  Paying for…

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