Entries by Erin Wilson

The Valve That Could Save You Thousands

Coming into your home is about 100 PSI of water. Without a valve placed on that line, there would be no stopping that pressure and volume of water should there be a leak. You might know where you valve is and how to operate it, but some people don’t. The purpose of this blog is […]

Bath Reno’s and Why You Should Choose Norm’s

There have been lots of companies offering bathroom renovations in Nanaimo lately, and sometimes we have to shake our heads on the process on how they convert you into a new tub or shower. Just to clarify somethings, we have a lot of experience in bath and shower renovations and work closely with contractors, landlords, […]

All About Tankless Water Heaters

Have you heard about a tankless water heater? Wonder what it is or how it works? What are the benefits of a tankless water heater are? Then this blog is for you! Tankless water heaters, or on demand water heaters, are simply a home water heating appliance that doesn’t store your hot water, however, heats […]

Tips to check your Homes Plumbing

We often get calls from customers sincerely curious about the proper function their homes plumbing systems. Most of the time the homeowner can do a general check of their system on their own. But what does this check look like? It’s as easy of looking as looking at pipes, but can involve a tiny bit […]

Basement Suite Heat?

With housing costs on the rise and no show of slowing down dramatically, more and more families are renting suites out. Converting old basements into functional liveable spaces are a great way to help pay for the mortgage. Some people specifically look for houses that already have those areas built just so they can rent […]

Why You Have No Heat

During the cold months, your furnace is your best friend, but that doesn’t mean you should neglect it during the rest of the year. The purpose of this blog is for customers to better understand why their furnace isn’t working properly, or at all. Its also to educate homeowners and can also provide good information […]

Low Water Pressure?

We had a call recently from a customer with concerns over low water pressure. Normally a leak could be at fault, or even clogged pipes restricting the flow. We did a quick inspection of the homes water pipes, faucets, and the outdoor meter. Quickly our Journeyman discovered a cause much more serious cause then an […]

BC’s Climate Action Plan

As a small business in Nanaimo, we might not be thinking about BC’s long term goals or political/economical legislature. However, to be successful and forward thinking, we must consider the economic changes throughout BC and even the world. We saw this change directly when the US put extra tariffs on Canadian steel. This tariff didn’t […]

Product Feature: Rinnai Direct Vent Wall Furnace

Overview In today’s post, I’ll be featuring one of our most loved products to install into homes, Rinnai’s Direct Vent Wall Furnace. Although it’s not a well-known product among homeowners, it has every reason to be. Its innovation on energy saving technology surpasses its competitors, giving you the savings you need. Its the option everyone should […]