When we hear about a gas line being damaged, we immediately picture large excavating equipment, but how about a shovel in your own backyard? A recent post from FortisBC reminds us that even seemingly un-intrusive things can cause gas line damage! You can avoid potential costly safety hazards by calling BC 1 before you dig. Check out the full list of common causes of gas line damage at https://www.fortisbc.com/news-events/stories/top-common-causes-of-gas-line-damage-and-how-
As we head into warmer weather, Trane has some tips to help determine when it's right to replace your old HVAC system and when a repair is in order. The $5,000 rule: Multiply the age of your equipment by the estimated repair cost. If the number is more than $5,000, then you should consider replacing your unit. If it’s less, a repair may be the answer. For example: A system that is 10 years old and has a repair cost of $300 = $3,000. It’s probably best to repair it. A system t
With spring in the air you might be getting ready to use your hose or sprinkler. Be sure to keep an eye out when you first turn on your outdoor hose bibb. Check for any signs of water just in case a pipe froze or broke over the winter. For all your plumbing, heating, and cooling needs give us a call at Service First Tradeworks Ltd. (250) 832-5558 or (250) 675-3668.