Consumer advice

Bathroom Design Trends

2018 vs 1988 Calgary is experiencing a bathroom Renaissance. Styles today are quite different from 30 years ago. Back then linoleum flooring; Corian moulded tops; Gigantic (rarely-used) tubs in huge box enclosures; And tiny mini-showers. The style of the day. Thankfully, that’s changed. Today: Natural granite or quartz tops are almost universal; Tiled floors and…
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Questions about Poly-B Plumbing

Poly-B plumbing came in from 1978 to 1995. Grey and flexible and has identifying marks. About 1/3 of Calgary homes have this piping today. Over 750,000 Canadian homes have Poly-B. Poly-B plumbing has known issues with pin-hole leaks and brittle fittings. It is no longer used. WHAT IS USED TODAY PEX is used today and…
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10 Point Checklist for Bathroom Renovations

A bathroom renovation is a big and exciting project for most homeowners. However, there are some things that you need to go over first if you want the project to be a success. Here is our “10 Point Checklist”: How much is this going to cost? If you have not yet decided how much you…
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The Exhaut Fan: The most neglected device in your bathroom

HOW YOU KNOW YOU NEED A NEW EXHAUST FAN Mirror totally steams up after shower done and you need to towel it dry to see yourself. You need to open your bathroom door to get rid of the steam. Air feels thick and steamy for minutes after shower is done. Exhaust fan noisy or no…
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