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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Damien McCusker

Discolored Water in Your HomeIt can be worrisome when you experience a problem with discoloured hot water in your home. This can occur for several reasons, and some aren't a major concern such as:

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Damien McCusker

Most Common Plumbing Problems and How to Fix ThemWhen you have a serious plumbing problem in your Alberta home, you need to call a plumber for help. However, there are some common plumbing problems that may not need the help of a pro. Here are some of these common problems, and the fix for them.

1. Dripping Faucet

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How HVAC Components Work TogetherIt's a common misconception that a home's heating and cooling systems operate on separate tracks, using different HVAC components and equipment. Yet, in a great majority of residential forced-air heating and cooling systems, each "side" shares components.

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Water Heating Bill: How to Save MoneyHeating water makes up the largest chunk of your utility bill after heating and cooling. That means your water heater could be the reason behind your high monthly utility bills.

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The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water HeatersTankless water heaters offer many advantages over their traditional tank counterparts, ranging from greater environmental friendliness to claims of an endless supply of hot water. That sounds great, but what are the drawbacks?

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The weather in Calgary is enough to drive up your heating bills without inefficiencies in your house adding to the problem. With a few simple home improvements, you can reduce your home's heating load to stay cozier and cut your heating expenses.

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Reputable HVAC Contractor: How to Find OneAs a homeowner, the last thing you probably want to think about is hiring an HVAC contractor.

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Best Ways to Detect Air LeaksIs your home old and drafty? If so, you're probably wasting a lot of energy trying to heat or cool it to a comfortable level. Even if you have a newer home, the foundation may move around over time, shifting the walls a bit and allowing cracks to develop.

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Face It — Your Heating System Needs an UpgradeNo matter how cutting edge your furnace was when you purchased and installed it, over time furnaces wear out and technology changes. Eventually you will come to the point where it makes more sense for you to replace the furnace in your Alberta or Calgary home than it does to repair it. Knowing when it's time to upgrade will help you make the best choices for your home.

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Here is How to Know You're Working With a Quality HVAC CompanyYour HVAC system is probably the most expensive equipment in your house. That's why you need assurance that anyone who performs HVAC installations or repairs in your home does a quality job.

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