Entries by Norms Mobile Service

6 Bathroom Renovation Must-Dos for Your Nanaimo Home

A successful bathroom renovation can help one of the most important rooms in your house keep up with the growing needs of your family. If you’re about to start on a bathroom renovation for your Nanaimo home and you want to make sure to do it right, then check out this handy list of 6 […]

5 Possible Reasons Your Water Heater is Breaking Down

Having hot water is easy to take for granted until your water heater breaks down and you’re forced to wash dishes in cold water or, even worse, to take a cold shower in Nanaimo, BC. Hot water tanks, just like almost any home appliance, will eventually suffer from some sort of problem and begin malfunctioning. […]

Tips to Save on Heating Bills this Winter in Nanaimo

With our beautiful British Columbia buried in snow and the coldest months yet to come, many BC residents are beginning to ask how to save money on heating costs in our crazy economy. For more than 45 years, Norm’s Mobile Service Ltd. has been a family owned and operated business serving Nanaimo’s gas fitting, heating, […]

Reasons Not to Cover an Air Conditioner in Nanaimo

For more than 45 years, Norm’s Mobile Service Ltd. has been a family owned and operated business serving Nanaimo’s gas fitting, heating, air conditioning and plumbing needs. Our team of certified, licensed journeymen can offer a same day response to both commercial and residential customers at competitive rates. During that time we’ve been asked a […]

What Size Air Conditioner Do I Need?

Air conditioners perform three basic functions: they lower the air temperature, remove air moisture, and filter the air. You have 3 options when it comes to purchasing an air conditioning unit: window units, portable, or built in. Window units can be installed in either a single- or double-hung window and are the most popular because […]

5 Reasons You Need Drain Cleaning in Nanaimo

While a clogged drain is a sure sign that you need drain cleaning, it’s best not to wait until your drains are slow and sluggish. You’ll want to schedule regular drain cleaning in Nanaimo for these five important reasons: 1) To prevent flooding One of the most common and frustrating problems caused by dirty, clogged […]

How to Maintain Your Heat Pump This Winter

Heat pumps are a perfect choice for many Nanaimo homes, which have comparatively fewer heating and cooling needs than the rest of Canada. They actually work in a very similar way to most air conditioners. Often, in fact, one unit can both heat and cool a house by reversing the same process of heat transfer, […]

Protect Your Pipes & Your Property

If pipes are old or damaged, they may have been structurally weakened and be more likely to burst. The most common direct cause of burst pipes in Nanaimo is, in fact, water. Although it doesn’t get as cold on Vancouver Island as it does in many other parts of Canada, it’s still cold enough that […]