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Smart phones

Technology including smart phones are changing the way we as contractors interact with you our customers, our suppliers and eachother. We can access equipment details on site and arm ourselves with useful information. 20 years ago parts were more generic and easy to stock. Now with a hundred different furnace or toilet brands, it becomes impossible to carry every part. Introduce the Smart phone. You can now snap a photo of the leak, or the control, or anything that would help us understand

Customer Question

After a good long discussion about some hot water tank trouble, I got asked today by a customer on the phone “Why should I use Butler Plumbing?”. I was a little caught off guard because I usually am answering questions about our labour and travel charges. But I rattled off the first three things that came to my head.You’ve been talking to a Plumber for 5min. Call a couple other companies and see what happens. We take our Service seriously My guys

Sump Pumps

It is springtime and time to check your sump pump. Most houses have a sump barrel under the concrete that collect rain water. Inside this barrel is a pump which is connected to a pipe heading outside. A float which acts like a switch will turn the pump on as the water in the barrel rises, and off as the water lowers. At a call last week, a homeowner had forgotten to remove a discharge hose from the outside line last