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5 Signs Your Toilet is Broken

Best Seat in the House Toilets are the best seat in the house! You’re expected to remain seated for the entire “performance”. They treat us well, keep us clean, and don’t tell anyone what they’ve seen, but what if your fear your toilet is broken? Admit it, we have all sat on the toilet and turned the WASHROOM into a THINKING ROOM. Some of our best and worst thoughts come from sitting on that seat, but the best part is when life

Do You Need a Water Softener?

Chances are if you’re reading this then you’re wondering if you need a water softener. Water softeners are a useful appliance that helps to remove the hard water in your home. If you are like many other homeowners, you probably do not pay much attention to your water softener.

How to Maintain Your Sump Pump

What is a Sump Pump? A sump pump is a pump that sits at the bottom of your house to prevent any dampness from building up and clear all water from your house in the case of a flooding. It’s crucial to maintain your sump pump in basements suites and houses where the foundation is below the water line. These are the residences that are most at risk of flooding.   Why Do I Need a Sump Pump? A sump pump is like an

10 Tips For Your Home Plumbing Renovation

Where Do I Start? Renovating your home can be a very rewarding project. There is nothing more fun than seeing all the hard work you put into deciding what color schemes and appliances you want and where you want them each situated. Performing a home plumbing renovation in particular is an investment in both time and money so you want to have a good idea of what you are getting into before you jump in feet first! We know that every home

Holiday Plumbing Tips

Happy Holidays from Butler Plumbing As December rolls in and the holidays are around the corner, from everyone at Butler Plumbing, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. The holiday season is a great time to put your feet up, relax, and since you have some time on your hands, perform some home maintenance.   Five Maintenance Tips for the Holidays Check Your Hot Water Tank Its is a good idea to every now and then to check your hot water tank

Tank vs Tankless Water Heater

What is the Difference and What Should You Choose? As any homeowner knows, your water heater can be a costly, but necessary investment. Consider all of the factors before making your decision as this a purchase lasts for years to come! What factors should you consider when researching a new water heater? It’s important to consider each of the following: Cost Efficiency Longevity You must also decide between tankless water heaters and traditional or tank storage water heaters. But, what is the difference? Tankless water heaters are

My Hot Water Tank Is Leaking!

Where do I begin? We’ve all been there. You walk into your basement and notice a puddle of water around the bottom of your water tank. It just always seems to happen at the worst time, right? If you notice your hot water tank leaking, don’t fret. Butler plumbing is here to help!   Fix your water heater ASAP by following our 3-step plan below.   Step 1 – Find the Source of the Leak There are two main areas where a hot water tank tends to leak. First, check

7 Tips To Keep Your Heating Costs Down

How Can I Keep My Heating Costs Down? With winter fast approaching, the idea of turning your heating on again is becoming very real.  Every year as the colder weather sets in many household’s struggle with the additional cost heating their home. Many people feel that trying to keep your heating costs down is a hopeless cause but that’s simply not the case. Read on for our top 7 tips to cut your heating bill this winter!   1.     Wear More Clothes Consider keeping a

Butler Plumbing Wins MSCC ‘Gold Standard’ Contractor Award

Butler Plumbing Wins Industry Leading ‘Gold Standard’ Award We are thrilled to announce that Butler Plumbing recently achieved the Mechanical Service Contractors of Canada (MSCC) ‘Gold Standard’ award.  We really appreciate this recognition from the MSCC and would like to thank our clients for their continued business. Your continued loyalty and support has allowed us to continue our mission of providing high quality service for all of your plumbing, heating and gasfitting needs. The MSCC is a division of the Mechanical Contractors

Gas Barbecues and Heaters

Propane vs Gas Barbecues With an outdoor gas line, you’ll never have to worry about a propane tank again! As the sun comes out more often, you’re likely to spend more time outside.  One of the best ways to soak up the summer sun is to host some barbecues in your garden. Just imagine it, you come home from work on a beautiful Thursday evening, the sun is shining and the sky is clear.  You have a few sausages in the fridge that