Wednesday, 8 June 2016
Does your thermostat keep tripping the reset? The reset button is a safety switch for the thermostat that disconnects electric supply to the heater if the water exceeds a certain temperature. The sensing button of the reset is always in contact with the metal tank. For that reason, it quickly senses water temperatures through conduction. If you get tripping problems with your hot water tanks in Saskatoon, then that is an indication of a thermostat defect. There are different causes of such tripping. Defective Thermostat If your thermostat is failing to shut off and allows continuous heating of the water, tripping will occur. Note that this only happens if the water heats beyond the set temperatures. Electric Water heaters in Saskatoon have two thermostats that are under access panels. Either could cause its element to heat the water beyond 180 degrees F when the reset opens.
Monday, 6 June 2016
There is no doubt that a clogged drain can present a very real problem. Not only will waste water be unable to leave a property, but unpleasant odours and even bacteria can likewise build up over time. Some recent scientific innovations and advancement in drain cleaning technology now allow professional plumbers in Saskatoon to tackle this issue with a greater amount of efficiency. Fibre Optic Cameras It can be argued that one of the most effective innovative techniques revolves around the use of fibre optic cameras to examine the internal condition of a drain or pipe. These cameras offer a clear view of where the obstruction is located and in turn, the plumber can remove it easily. As there is less guesswork involved with this method, the customer is likely to save a greater amount of money and time.
Saturday, 4 June 2016
Innovative products and services have become a part of modern life. Although we often hear about such advancements in reference to the electrical or automotive industries, this statement is just as true when referencing plumbers in Saskatoon. What does the future hold? The End of the Plumber? Many articles have addressed whether or not the traditional plumber will be out of a job in the coming decades. However, the consensus is that there will always be a need for the human element within this field. Although machines and diagnostic equipment have made most jobs much easier, fixing an issue will involve tried-and-true techniques that have been passed down from generation to generation. It is highly improbable that robots will replace humans in this field of work. This is more fantasy than reality.
Wednesday, 1 June 2016
Most of us envision the great outdoors and spending time underneath the warm rays of the sun during the summer in Saskatoon. So, any issues with indoor and outdoor plumbing tend to be brushed to the side. It is still wise to list a few tips and tricks which are designed to save the average homeowner a great deal of time, money and aggravation. Outdoor Concerns After the long Saskatoon winter, it is likely that exterior taps have not been used for months. Any ice that may have built up in the lines during this time could cause leaks when the taps are once again turned on. So, it is wise to walk around the property and activate any spigots that are present. Check for leaks before using them as normal. Otherwise, you could literally be pouring your finances down the drain.