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

What to Do About Invading Tree Roots

Monday, January 17th, 2022

No, we’re not talking about some new horror movie about some tree monsters invading a small rural community (although plenty of our team members would love to see a movie like that), we’re talking about your plumbing system. Tree roots can be especially nasty to drain and sewer systems to the point where it can feel like an all-out war between the two.

Think of it this way, your property is the territory that’s being fought over. The soil and nutrients in the ground are what these trees want and their roots are designed to take in all of those nutrients. Your drainage and sewer pipes are invading that territory and taking up room that these trees would like for themselves. All the sudden you’ve got a battle between pipes and tree roots.

Keep reading to learn more about plumbing services in Vermilion, AB that can help you avoid this situation.

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5 Signs Your Furnace Is Getting Old

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

What happens if your furnace konks out suddenly?

What’s more, it seems that problems like this always happen on the coldest day of the year. You’re forced to deal with a furnace that doesn’t work and may be pushed into buying one that doesn’t quite fit your needs. Plus, you can imagine how hard it is to find someone for heater installation in Vermilion, AB in the dead of winter!

Wouldn’t it be nice to take your time?

You can if you get a new furnace before the old one completely dies. But, how do you know your furnace is getting close to the end? Let’s look at 5 surefire signs you can be on the lookout for.

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Are Your Frozen Pipes Starting to Thaw?

Monday, March 15th, 2021

If you haven’t given your frozen pipes a thawt since the colder days, then you might want to. Pardon our cheesy humor, but it’s important to remember that those frozen pipes will thaw and they’re going to start leaking water from where there was ice. What can you do?

Well, when it comes to plumbing in Vermilion, AB, you can always call our team. They don’t call us Lloydminster’s plumbing and heating authority for no reason! But also, while you wait for our plumbers to arrive and fix your new problem, there are a few things you can do to mitigate damage and keep your home safe.

Remember—burst pipes can start leaking a lot of water depending on the size of the rupture. It’s important to survey the damage so you’re prepared for what’s to come and so that you’re not surprised by any new problems ahead.

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