3 Practical Tips for Preventing Clogged Drains

April 26, 2020 By Excelsior Mechanical Blog

If your drains are regularly becoming clogged, it may be because you’re misusing them or not carrying out necessary maintenance. There are a few tips everyone can utilize to prevent blocked drains from occurring at all. 1. Buy a Lint Trap for Your Washing Machine It’s normal for fibres and small pieces of fabric to fall off your c…

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Why Hire an Expert for a Gas Line Installation

April 7, 2020 By Excelsior Mechanical Blog

There are many plumbing jobs that you can handle on your own if you have basic DIY knowledge. However, you should never attempt any tasks that involve gas — and this includes gas line installation. In fact, there are several reasons why it’s always necessary to hire an expert. 1. A Mistake Means an Emergency The sligh…

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What to Do When a Pipe Bursts

March 23, 2020 By Excelsior Mechanical Blog

Every homeowner dreads the thought of a burst pipe. This common household mishap is particularly likely to happen during the cold months, when there’s a risk of water freezing and splitting an already weak pipe. The leak can cause serious damage to your home if you don’t act fast. Here’s what to do in the event of a burst pipe in your house. 1. Call …

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Why Spring Is the Best Time of Year for Air Conditioning Tune-Ups

March 10, 2020 By Excelsior Mechanical Blog

Many Canadians welcome spring weather with open arms — warmer temperatures mean you can finally turn off the heating. Yet, since it’s not quite time to switch on the air conditioning, this is the ideal opportunity for a professional cooling system tune-up. Here are some reasons to book this important service before higher tem…

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What's the Difference Between a Boiler and a Furnace?

January 12, 2020 By Excelsior Mechanical Blog

Boilers and furnaces are different heating units, but most people don’t know what sets these two systems apart. Understanding each system can help to ensure your home is heated well, your HVAC system is as energy efficient as possible, and you’re making the wisest investment for your home. Discover the key qualities for each, as well as …

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