About Damien

Damien McCusker, Manager of Arpi's residential service division, has been working in the HVAC industry for 16 years and has hands-on experience in new home installations, furnace and air conditioner replacements, sales and residential service. He spends most of his spare time being an UBER driver, driving his kids to soccer practice and games.

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Water Problem Prevention Tips for Your Calgary HomeMost people in the Calgary area get to enjoy the luxury of "clean" water, but sometimes this isn't always the case. Older homes may sometimes supply their homeowners with odorous and foul-tasting water.

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How to Tell If Your Home Has Poorly Vented Drain LinesYou may have a feeling that something’s amiss with your plumbing. Frequently, poor venting symptoms are mistakenly attributed to blockage inside a drain pipe or sewer line. Instead of looking down the drain, the problem may actually be above your head.

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A Simple Guide for Repairing a Leaky Compression Faucet Repairing a leaky compression faucet is one of the most common service calls a professional plumber receives. This is because compression faucets are one of the most commonly installed fixtures in bathrooms and kitchens.

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5 Tips to Consider When Hiring a Qualified Plumbing ContractorWhether you're calling a plumber for a renovation, ongoing issue, maintenance or a plumbing emergency, hiring a qualified plumbing contractor is vital to the integrity of the work. Here are five tips for you to consider to help you choose the best person for the job. 

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Got a Noisy Toilet? Find Out How to Make a RepairDoes your toilet seem to run constantly, or can you hear a steady trickle of water coming from inside your tank? Maybe you hear a high-pitched whine when your toilet is filling up?

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How to Avoid Costly Plumbing Leaks This Winter Since winter has surprised us a few times already this year in Calgary, it's more important now than ever to take precautions that can help you avoid costly plumbing leaks. Because of our extremely cold temperatures, your water pipes may be in danger of freezing and bursting if you don't prepare them.

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Top Reasons You're Experiencing Low Water Pressure Low water pressure may be a simple fix or an indication of a more serious problem. Finding and remedying these issues early on can help you prevent a good deal of damage caused by future plumbing problems.

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Prevent Burning Your Hands By Installing an Anti-Scald ValveFall is here, winter won't be far behind and Canadians will be scrambling to prepare their families and their homes for what lies ahead. During the heating season, it's also common for more hot water to be consumed during these months than usual. What many people may not know is the dangers that this can pose.

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A Guide for Finding the Best Plumber for Your HomeWhether you're dealing with a leaky sewer pipe or want to install low-flow showerheads, having access to a reliable plumber can be a life saver. Finding the best plumber, however, can be a little confusing.

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Five Things Not to Flush Down the ToiletFor most homeowners, occasional plumbing problems seem to be almost inevitable. Toilets and sinks with clogs, pipes destroyed by tree roots, and many other plumbing incidents can merit a visit from a plumber. Luckily, many plumbing problems are preventable, especially clogged toilets, which are quite common. The first step is knowing what can and cannot be flushed.

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