Guardian Plumbing & Heating Ltd. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Lloydminster’

3 Great Benefits From an Air Purifier

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

Air purifiers are amazing tools for homeowners to address some of the problems that couldn’t be addressed only a few decades ago. Stuffy air, viruses, and mold can now be dealt with scientifically through the installation and proper setup of an air purification system. This blog post is dedicated to explaining some of the great benefits that come with such an amazing system!

Don’t worry, not every home is well suited for an air purifier. While we’d argue that most homes can see measurable benefits from an air purifier, we’re not writing this blog post to push this technology on you. We want the decision to purchase an air purifier in Lloydminster, SK to be yours alone. But we want to make sure that you have all the necessary information to make a decision that’s based on data.

So, let’s talk about a few reasons why you might want an air purifier.

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Does Your Basement Need a Dehumidifier?

Monday, May 9th, 2022

The short answer to this question is yes, but there are a lot of details required to get to that answer. You might be familiar with dampness in your basement, especially if you’ve got a concrete slab or a dirt basement floor, but your home’s foundation actually depends a lot on the moisture levels of the basement. Too much moisture could spell disaster in just a few years’ time, as the foundation of your home begins to rot and crumble from erosion.

A dehumidifier in Lloydminster, SK is one of the best purchases you could make for the future of your house and also for your comfort. Not only are dehumidifiers powerful systems to use for the summertime when your air conditioner is struggling to keep things cool and dry, but they can also help protect your basement from moisture.

Let’s talk today about how a dehumidifier can help your home stay safe and secure.

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Your Furnace Needs Repairs If It’s Smoking

Monday, February 28th, 2022

People have pretty different reactions when it comes to smelling smoke. Some people think of a late-night out camping and a campfire, and the smell brings with it fond memories. Other people can quickly become alert because smoke can mean fire somewhere it shouldn’t be. We’re not here to make you feel or think a certain way, we just want to make it clear that smoke coming from a furnace is never a good thing.

Yes, a gas furnace is burning materials to heat your home, but it’s a lot more complicated than that. Smoke isn’t as much of a byproduct from the combustion of natural gas, and smoke that comes from your furnace and into your home is a big problem. If you’re detecting smoke anywhere in your home, or even abundantly coming from the exhaust port then we urge you to call our team for furnace repair in Lloydminster, SK.

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Do You Need a Backflow Preventer?

Monday, February 14th, 2022

One thing that we don’t mention on this blog enough when it comes to emergency plumbing in Lloydminster, SK is contamination. This is a problem when wastewater, or contaminated water mixes with the freshwater that’s supposed to come into your house through your main water line. Though contamination can happen for a number of reasons, it should never be allowed to happen without quick alleviation from a professional plumber.

One way to stop contamination from happening before it starts is with a backflow preventer. In this blog post, we’ll be going into detail about these nifty little components, how they work, and why your home might be able to use one.

Just remember that contamination should never be taken lightly. It can quickly lead to household or community-wide illnesses and your health should always be treated with a high degree of seriousness. Our team can help if you need emergency plumbing care to alleviate contamination.

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3 Reasons You Might Need a Furnace Fix

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

Furnaces are reliable heating systems in our area. So many homeowners depend on hot-air furnaces that are powered either by electricity or natural gas, so it makes sense that you might be vigilant about a budding problem in your unit. Furnaces that start developing problems are going to put out less heat and they’re probably going to cost more in the long run, so the faster you get your system repaired, the better!

There’s a good reason why we’re referred to as “Lloydminster’s Plumbing and Heating Authority,” and that’s because we know exactly how to help a homeowner with a furnace problem.

Let’s focus on three specific issues that might be occurring in your furnace, and why our team can help you with heating repair in Lloydminster, SK. For any additional questions, or if you think you might have a furnace issue that’s unique and different from the ones listed, then don’t hesitate to call us!

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Your Ducts Could Be Leaking!

Monday, August 16th, 2021

Leaking ducts are a major problem, not just during the summer but for the entire year. If you’ve got a centralized air conditioning and heating system, chances are they both use the same set of ductwork. These ducts are your home’s veins, transporting the cool, comfortable air to the rooms where you can feel it. However, the more leaky your ducts are, the more uncomfortable your home will be.

We’re going to focus on some major aspects about duct repair in Lloydminster, SK. We’ll talk about what can go wrong when ducts are in disrepair, and we’ll also mention how homeowners can easily tell if they need this service.

This is an insidious problem that we feel homeowners should be more aware of. People can often be too quick to assume that their air conditioner is what’s really struggling, when the ductwork could be the culprit leaking all the conditioned air!

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3 Reasons for a Restaurant to Invest in Drain Cleaning

Monday, August 2nd, 2021

It’s no secret that restaurants rely on their commercial plumbing systems in order to function properly. This isn’t just for the sake of convenience, it’s also vital for the health and safety of your establishment. If a safety inspector uses your restroom or checks the water from your sink and starts encountering backflow or consistent clogging, then you’re going to be in some serious trouble.

Let’s steer away from the horror stories of commercial plumbing in Lloydminster, SK and focus on the positives. It’s time to think of your commercial plumbing system as an investment. The more care and attention you pay towards it, the better professionals you hire for the job, the more likely you are to be able to focus on what matters.

In the case of a restaurant, you’ll get to focus on your food, your customers, and your bottom line, as you leave the toilets or sinks to us!

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Are You Dealing with Hard Water?

Monday, May 24th, 2021

If you could use any word to describe the water in your home, you probably wouldn’t use the word “hard.” We get it, it’s a strange concept for homeowners to wrap their heads around. How can water be hard? Why is hard water even a problem? These are great questions to ask and today we’re going to get to the bottom of all of them.

If you’ve been experiencing some minor discomfort with your water, both personally and through the use of your appliances, then you could be dealing with hard water. Our team specializes in water treatment in Lloydminster, SK to the point where we have several types of water softeners that could help your home alleviate this problem.

The first step is figuring out whether or not your home is being plagued by hard water. Then, we can get down to business fixing the problem!

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Stay Far Away From Drain Chemicals

Monday, May 10th, 2021

This is a pretty important thing we need all of our customers to be aware of. Think of this like a public service announcement by the professional plumbers of Lloydminster. We don’t just focus on drain cleaning in Lloydminster, SK, we also focus on helping homeowners keep their drains in good condition.

If you’ve ever thought about buying one of those bright, colorful bottles of chemical drain cleaner from the grocery store, then you’re not alone. There’s a huge market for these chemicals, and a lot of homeowners have their cabinets stocked full of them. It doesn’t really matter which brand you’ve chosen, you’ve most likely chosen wrong.

Let us explain—chemical drain cleaners are a terrible idea for a number of different reasons. We’ll get into those reasons below. And, if you’re looking for a better solution for your drain clog, then we’ve got that as well. Just keep reading!

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End of the Season Boiler Checklist

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Boilers are durable if anything. Homeowners are often surprised when they call our team thinking their boiler is on their last legs, only to hear that it’s doing rather well and will last another 5 years pretty easily. It’s not magic, boilers are robust and designed to outlast other heating systems because they don’t focus on sending air through the vents. You’re never in need of air filter changes because the system doesn’t utilize air at all!

We’re going to provide a pretty thorough end of the season boiler checklist to ensure you’re taking appropriate care of your system. While our team performs expert boiler services in Lloydminster, SK, we can’t do everything by ourselves. You as a homeowner will be in charge of the interim for your system.

So, let’s talk about just a few things you can do for your boiler to ensure it lasts well into the future!

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