Furnace Repair Vancouver BC
April 16, 2017
Clear Warning Signs Your Furnace is About to Break Down in Vancouver, BC Winter is not a very good time to think about repairing or replacing your furnace. But you don’t have to wait till winter, if there is a genuine need to do so. Just like with every other appliance at home, your furnace … Continue reading Furnace Repair Vancouver BC
Furnace Repair and Maintenance – A Winter Essential
December 21, 2015
It’s that time of year again, and the need for your furnace to be on top of its game is more important than ever. Reliably staying warm during winter is a priority, especially when you have a family to consider. If you run late from work and come home to find your furnace cold it … Continue reading Furnace Repair and Maintenance – A Winter Essential
Tips for Saving Money on Heating Bills This Winter
October 19, 2015
Many people find it hard to save money on their heating bills during the winter, especially if it’s an especially brutal one. While air conditioning bills can total hundreds of dollars a month, heating bills can typically become even more expensive on a monthly basis. This is because there is often more energy required to … Continue reading Tips for Saving Money on Heating Bills This Winter
How to Prepare Your Heating System for Winter
October 1, 2015
It’s that time of year again- the leaves are falling from the trees, the weather is getting colder and colder, and children have started looking for snowflakes again. What does this mean for you? You could kick back and watch a game of football, or brew a big pot of hot chocolate, or you could … Continue reading How to Prepare Your Heating System for Winter
How Does Pipe Re-lining Work?
April 28, 2015
Pipe re-lining is a process that repairs your damaged sewage pipes without having to dig up any drains. Instead of digging a wide and unnecessary long trench, professionals use the new pipe re-lining technology which doesn’t require much digging and is much stronger than the current method of pipe replacement. During a pipe re-lining procedure, … Continue reading How Does Pipe Re-lining Work?
Tankless Water Heaters – How Do They Work?
April 14, 2015
A tankless water heater is home water heating system that heats water on demand as needed, and does not store the hot water in a tank. They are designed to be energy efficient as they provide hot water only when required, saving the user on energy costs. The tankless water heater works by heating water … Continue reading Tankless Water Heaters – How Do They Work?
The Many Advantages of Installing Tankless Water Heaters
March 11, 2015
The Tankless Water Heater is an on demand hot water system with no water storage tank. When a hot water appliance, faucet or fixture is turned on, the tankless system senses flow and a spark igniter activates the gas burner. As cold water enters the system, the heat exchanger rapidly raises the temperature of the … Continue reading The Many Advantages of Installing Tankless Water Heaters
Vancouver Saves Energy with Geothermal Heat Pumps & Energy Star Appliances
February 28, 2014
When the heating technicians at Tap Roots perform heating installations in Vancouver, BC and the surrounding areas, we not only want to install the heating unit that will make our customers the most warm and comfortable, but also the heating unit that will help them to save energy for years to come. There are, of … Continue reading Vancouver Saves Energy with Geothermal Heat Pumps & Energy Star Appliances
3 Reasons to Hire a Professional Technician for Boiler Repair
January 13, 2014
When money is tight and your boiler goes out, it may be tempting at first to try to perform your boiler repair needs on your own. While some people feel they are pretty handy with tools, and others would do just about anything to save a few bucks, here at Tap-Roots Plumbing and Heating we … Continue reading 3 Reasons to Hire a Professional Technician for Boiler Repair
Is Furnace Repair a Good Option for an Old Heating Unit?
December 29, 2013
Around the holidays, money can be especially hard to come by. After planning family get-togethers and gift-giving, you may not have enough left over to replace a dying furnace unexpectedly. But replacement might not be your only option. At Tap-Roots we offer affordable furnace repair services that might be able to salvage a little more … Continue reading Is Furnace Repair a Good Option for an Old Heating Unit?
Pressure Balance Valves Can Save You from Injury by Preventing Hot Water Scalds in Your Vancouver or Richmond, BC Home or Business
There are all sorts of little plumbing gadgets we take for granted, but there’s one in particular that’s so important it actually can save us from being scalded! The plumbing device we’re referring to is the pressure balance valve. The pressure balance valve allows us to take showers in water of a consistent, comfortable temperature … Continue reading Pressure Balance Valves Can Save You from Injury by Preventing Hot Water Scalds in Your Vancouver or Richmond, BC Home or Business
Why Is My Plumbing Making Noise? Common Reasons for Noisy Pipes
The occasional noise from your pipes or other plumbing fixture is a given, and is a normal part of their everyday function, but when you start hearing noises that could wake you up at night or startle the dog, then you might have a problem. Nobody wants to hear clanging or banging coming from inside … Continue reading Why Is My Plumbing Making Noise? Common Reasons for Noisy Pipes
Top Tips for Winterizing Your Home’s Plumbing
Winter comes with many challenges. You will have to live with the cold for a couple of months and pay more for home heating. If you also did not put in measures to protect your plumbing, then you will have a number of burst pipes to deal with. Before winter sets in, it is paramount … Continue reading Top Tips for Winterizing Your Home’s Plumbing