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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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Troubleshooting Issues Caused by the Toilet FlapperPlumbing leaks, faucets left dripping and toilets that won't stop flushing can all add up to a major water drain in your Calgary home. In the case of a toilet, endless water cycling is usually caused by a fault in the toilet flapper. These issues are often simple to fix, but can be expensive if left unaddressed, so it pays to know a bit about toilet flapper troubleshooting.

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7 Ways to Reduce Your Home’s Monthly Water BillThere's room in almost any household for effective ways to reduce water bills. On average each Canadian citizen consumes about 340 litres per person every day. That’s about twice the per capita water consumption of industrialized countries in Europe.

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Upgrade Shower Heads to Reduce Water Consumption Without Affecting Your RoutineDid you know the average family uses nearly 40 gallons of water every day just for showering? You can lower this amount and save money in the process when you upgrade shower heads in every bathroom. Here’s how to choose the right replacement to reduce water consumption without affecting your routine.

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Take Control During a Plumbing Emergency With These Professional PointersWhen a plumbing emergency strikes, will you be ready? The consequences of a pipe rupture or a major drain backup can be severe water damage and every minute will count.

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Is Your Home Plumbing Ready for an Upgrade?You may not give much thought to your home plumbing system until it starts to show its age and problems begin to develop. By learning how to spot the signs of aging plumbing and weighing your upgrade options now, you could avoid the headaches of extensive water damage and expensive repairs in the near future.

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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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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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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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