Plumbing problems in North Vancouver can range from the mundane to the apocalyptic!

Hillcrest Plumbing, Monday, November 28, 2016

Depending how handy you are with tools and your tolerance for the “ick” factor, you can resolve many home plumbing issues in North Vancouver on your own. The trick is to know how much you can do yourself and when to call a plumber. Let’s take a look at five common home plumbing problems in North Vancouver: 1.Toilet leaks can range from the barely perceptible to the dramatic ..

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High Efficiency Water Heaters – When to Update Your Old Water Heater

Hillcrest Plumbing, Wednesday, June 15, 2016

We've all heard the horror stories—water heater ruptures while residents are away and floods out the basement or the apartment below. These aren't just urban legends. They are very real daily occurrences. Is it time to change your water heater before disaster strikes? Well, it depends: How well has your water heater been maintained? Annual flushing, for example, can extend a water heater's  ..

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Installing a New Toilet in Your Home?

Hillcrest Plumbing, Friday, June 03, 2016

Installing a New Toilet in Your Home? Keep Costs Down by Calling an Experienced Plumber Toilets are like many things—we tend to take them for granted until they break. But unlike a lot of things, it's pretty hard to do without a working toilet for any length of time. Grabbing a shovel and heading out to the backyard is not really an option. With that in mind, if you are thinking of changin ..

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What is a Furnace Inspection

Hillcrest Plumbing, Wednesday, January 06, 2016

With winter almost upon us, it’s time for homeowners all across Richmond and throughout the Lower Mainland to make sure that their furnace is ready for the colder weather. There really is nothing worse than feeling cold and uncomfortable inside your own home. Keep reading to find out more about furnace (/services/furnaces-boilers) inspections and why you should have one. What exactly is a fur ..

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Furnace Tips for Winter

Hillcrest Plumbing, Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Keep Your Furnace Healthy When Winter Hits Vancouver This Year Most people never give their furnace (http://www.hillcrestplumbingandheating.com/services/furnaces-boilers) a second thought, but the health of your furnace is like your own health. A little bit of preventative maintenance goes a long way. Don’t wait until you need emergency care! Keep your furnace in good shape with the following  ..

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Residential and Commercial Backflow Testing in Vancouver, BC

Hillcrest Plumbing, Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Residential and Commercial Backflow Testing in Vancouver, BC What Is It and Why Is It Important? You want clean, safe drinking water in your water system. Backflow is an undesirable, dangerous event of the flow of water being reversed from the intended direction in a pipe or system. This is a serious situation and may potentially allow drainage and sewage water to contaminate drinking wa ..

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Commercial Plumbing Emergencies

Hillcrest Plumbing, Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Commercial Plumbing Repairs …Handling a Plumbing Emergency at Your Business Plumbing does not break down between 9:00am and 5:00pm. In fact, most businesses encounter plumbing emergencies well outside normal operation hours. During these situations, it is imperative as a business owner, that you have access to an emergency plumber in Vancouver. Why Call Emergency Plumbing Services ..

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Water Conservation Tips

Hillcrest Plumbing, Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Water Conservation Tips …How a Plumber in the Vancouver area Can Help You Save Water Small adjustments can have a big impact on how much water your home consumes each year. Not only will it save you money on your utility bills, but by doing your part to conserve water, you can help prevent pollution in local lakes, watersheds and rivers. Also, conserving water may extend the  ..

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Tips for Handling a Commercial Plumbing Emergency

Hillcrest Plumbing, Friday, August 28, 2015

Even with proper maintenance, plumbing issues can occur on your business premises at any time. It is how you respond and the actions you take that can make a difference. As a business owner, you have to be ready for just about anything. Plumbing emergencies can throw off operations if you are not ready and cause unnecessary downtime for your business. What to do When you have a Plumbing Emerg ..

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Common Residential Plumbing Repairs in Vancouver

Hillcrest Plumbing, Friday, August 14, 2015

Is It Time to Call a Plumber? As a homeowner, it is likely you have the tools to maintain your home and to handle minor repair jobs around the house. When you encounter plumbing repairs that you are unable to fix (/services/plumbing-repairs) such as clogged toilets, slow-moving drains, leaky faucets and more, it’s time to call an experienced plumber. For larger plumbing repairs (/services/plum ..

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