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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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Discoloured Hot Water? Here’s What it MeansIf can be worrisome when you turn on a faucet and discoloured hot water comes out. You might automatically think a faulty water heater is to blame, but there are other potential causes and some are more serious than others.

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How to Know if You Need a New Water HeaterWill you know you need a new water heater before your existing water heater completely fails? Water heaters tend to be the most frequently replaced large appliance in a household, lasting on average about 10 years.

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Determining the Best Spot for Your Tankless Water HeaterIf you are upgrading to a tankless water heater, you're likely aware that an efficient water heating system can significantly reduce energy bills in the typical home.

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Telling Signs It's Time to Consider Installing a Water SoftenerCalgary's water supply is hard, which means it contains significant amounts of minerals like calcium carbonate and magnesium. While high mineral content doesn't affect water's taste, it can wreak havoc on the human body and a home's plumbing system.

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Water Heater Problems That May Be Plaguing Your Calgary HomeIf you've been having problems with hot water in your home, it helps to have a working knowledge of common water heater problems. Following are some of the most common issues experienced with storage tank water heaters. First, though, a quick primer on how a traditional tank water heater operates.

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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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Tankless or Storage? Comparing Water HeatersWhen it comes time to replace your aging or ailing hot water tank, it's important to consider all your options before choosing your new appliance. Begin by narrowing down your choice between a tankless or storage model water heaters with some help from the information listed below. 

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Common Reasons Why Your Hot Water Isn't WorkingHot water heaters usually work without a hitch. However, like all machines, they can wear out and breakdown as time passes. To that end, the following are some common problems you may come across as the years pass by:

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Why Should I Flush Out My Home's Hot Water Heater?There are many benefits to having a tankless water heater. They're compact in size and are much more efficient than other types of systems. As with all water heaters, some maintenance is necessary to ensure proper long-term functionality.

Cleaning Priorities

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Rust in hot water tanks can make for an unpleasant shower or bath experience, but the damage that can be caused by rust is a more pressing concern. Knowing how rust forms in hot water tanks gives you the opportunity to maintain the preventative measures your HVAC professional takes to keep the tank in your Calgary home safe from rust.

Sources of Rust in Hot Water Tanks

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