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Electronic Air Cleaners: How effective are they?

When electronic air cleaners (EACs) started to become popular about 15 years ago, they were hailed as a highly effective and economical way to clean indoor air. However, more recently, they have been criticized for their production of ozone (a lung irritant) and because they require regular cleaning (which many homeowners do improperly or not …

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How to unclog a kitchen or bathroom sink drain: Things to try before calling a plumber

If your sink is clogged, there are a number of things you can try before calling a plumber. Use a plunger Many sink blockages can be cleared with a sink plunger. You can also use a toilet plunger if you push in the flange- but it will be more difficult to use and potentially unsanitary …

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Rheem Water Heaters: Install an Energy Star hot water tank and get a $200 FortisBC rebate

Rheem also includes a 6 year parts warranty on functional components, in addition to their 8 year warranty against tank leakage. Most other water heaters only have a 1 year warranty on parts. When you install a new Energy Star hot water tank, FortisBC will give you a $200 rebate. Right now, we also have …

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Waste King Garburators: Vancouver garbage disposal installations

North America’s best regarded consumer publication has rated Waste King’s higher end garburators (the Gourmet SS3300 and Legend 8000) as the best systems available (the Gourmet SS3300 was recently replaced with the Legend 3300). They were found to grind food faster and more finely than other garburators, minimizing the chances of jams or clogs. Their …

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InSinkErator Garburators: Vancouver area garbage disposal installations

InSinkErator, a division of General Electric, is the top selling brand of garburators. They are known for making the quietest garburators on the market (for their Evolution series). Badger Series The Badger Series is InSinkErator’s lower cost line of garburators. They have galvanized steel grinding components, which are not as durable as the stainless steel …

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2021 Fortis BC Furnace Rebate: Get up to $1150 back when you install a new high efficiency furnace

You can receive a FortisBC rebate of up to $1150 when you install a new high efficiency furnace. The rebate is $800 on a 95-96.9% efficient furnace or $1000 on a 97-99% efficient furnace. You can receive an extra $150 if you install a connected thermostat along with your furnace. All of the furnaces that …

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How to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

According to a 2002 report published by the Ontario Lung Association, a survey showed the public believed “indoor air pollution was a relatively minor problem compared to outdoor air pollution.” However, with many people now spending more than 90% of their time indoors, and “concentrations of indoor pollutants can sometimes greatly exceed outdoor concentrations”. This …

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