• Defender Low Level CO Monitor

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    Defender

    LL6070 Low Level Carbon Monoxide Monitor

    The Defender LL6070 Sealed Lithium Battery Powered low level carbon monoxide monitor continuously displays CO levels detected of 5 PPM or more.

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  • Fire Facts

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    Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odourless, colourless, toxic gas. It is produced by the
    incomplete burning of common fuels such as gasoline, coal, natural gas, propane, heating oil,
    kerosene and methane, or any other combustible material such as wood, cloth, or paper. Fuels burn
    incompletely when an adequate supply of oxygen is not available.

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  • THERE’S A KILLER IN THE HOUSE

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    Carbon Monoxide Ask These 3 Questions to make sure you and your family don’t become a statistic. #1. You’re first Line of defense. Have all my gas burning appliances been well maintained and inspected by a professional at least 1 time per year? Things to check for: Cleanliness, Gas Pressure, Temperature Rise, Static Pressure, Leaks, Cracks, Blocked Vents, improper installation, Poor Connections of the gas line and Venting, Carbon Monoxide levels in the home and in the exhaust. Types of Appliances: Furnace, Boiler, Hot Water Heater, Fireplace, Garage Heater, and Gas Cook Tops, and Gas Driers are the most typical. #2. Has My Exhaust and…

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  • Why Our Customers Love Us

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    Why Our Customers Love Us

    At R&D Plumbing and Heating, we prioritize customer service and satisfaction. To let you know just how much we’re committed to your happiness, here’s what a few delighted customers had to say about us:

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  • Owner Spotlight : Ryan Macduff, Corey Dallyn and Brian Fischer

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    Owner Spotlight : Ryan Macduff, Corey Dallyn and Brian Fischer

    I’m Ryan Macduff. My partners Corey Dallyn and Brian Fischer, and I are all proud owners of R&D plumbing.

    I look forward to sharing our story. I hope that you will enjoy getting to know us better.

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  • Announcing the new website

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    announcing new site

    We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website!

    Our new website provides our existing and prospective clients a simple yet interactive view of our work and the services we offer.

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  • New Website Under Construction

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    New Website Coming Soon!

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  • Fire Pits

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    A fire pit is more than just a hole in the ground in the backyard where you burn stuff that you don't want anymore. It can be a centrepiece for all outdoor parties or family get-togethers. So you've decided to get a fire pit but you may not know where to start — start here...

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  • Boilers - Part 1

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    Even though we use it every day, we don't really give it a second thought. We use hot water for cooking and cleaning, washing our clothes, taking showers and bathes — all in all, a very important and integral part of our lives...

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  • Boilers - Part 2

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    The wiring of a boiler is essential to its good running and long life. Boilers need wiring which serves as a power source and also wiring for the boiler controls — this wiring is usually a combination of low and line voltages. Like the wiring in all electrical systems, boiler wires can sometimes stop working, overheat or fail to carry current to the correct point. You may find that you have problems controlling the thermostat or that the boiler will not come on when you have programmed it to. The wiring for gas-fired and oil-fired boiler systems in domestic areas are similar so the basics will be serve for whichever kind of boiler you have...

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  • Who Needs a Humidifier?

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    If you’re familiar with the woes of a Canadian winter, you know that dry air and its lowly effects on our bodies is inevitable. Stepping up: the humidifier. I’m sure we’ve all heard of them before and maybe you have one tucked away in storage that you’ve completely forgotten about. Well it may be time to plug it back in! Yes, simply put, a humidifier puts moisture (humidity) back into the air – but what exactly does that mean for your health?...

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  • Garage Heaters

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    You may have never thought about it but how you heat your garage is pretty important. You're thinking to yourself why do I need heat my garage? It's just for my car and as long as it's not outside — unprotected from the elements, it should be fine. Depending how cold it gets where you live, you may be right but unless you live right on top of the equator, your garage needs a little warmth...

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  • Unclogging Your Drain Without Harsh Chemicals

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    Clogged drain. Not very fun but these things can happen to us every day. Whether it's in the bathroom or the kitchen, it's a frustrating situation when you're washing the dishes — all those food particles and dirty water sloshing around. Or taking a shower — standing ankle deep in your rinsed-off soapy flighty water. Nobody likes it and for the most part, nobody likes using harsh chemicals to unclog these drains. Instead of running to the store and picking up a bottle of industrial drain cleaner, here's a recipe for you to keep your drains clean and clear...

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  • Central Air Conditioners

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    If you don't have it, you want it. If you have it, you love it. A cool and comfortable house is a great place to be and that's what a central air conditioner can do for your home. When the heat is to much to bare, it becomes hard to do almost everything — making and eating meals or something as simple as sleeping without being covered in your own sweat. Let's look into how it all works!...

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  • In Floor Heating

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    This may not be the time of year to think about heating your home but it's best know what you want to do when it comes to keeping your house warm.

    You've made the choice to use in floor heating but which type of floor heating system should you use? Electric or hydronic? They both have pros and cons, depending on your project details and personal preferences...

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  • Air Exchangers

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    Warm weather has made it's way to your neighbourhood — you can’t wait to throw open your windowsand let some fresh air into your home. Houses can get very stuffy and smelly after being sealed up all winter — the air in your house can also get quite polluted with dust, dander and smoke. The air inside your home is probably more polluted than the air outside and those interior air pollutants can cause or aggravate respiratory ailments like allergies and asthma...

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  • Finding a Plumber

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    Finding a reliable, professional plumber used to be relatively easy: You’d find the big yellow phone book and call the company with the biggest ad. Or you’d take the word of a good neighbour.

    These days, most people turn to the internet which is helpful, but there are a lot of companies to comb through. How do you know which company is right for you?...

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  • Water Softeners & Reverse Osmosis

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    Water is what keeps us alive: humans are made up of 60% water ourselves and we live on a planet that's made up of over 70% water — so very important.

    You may want the best water available to you and you family at home so there's 2 ways that you can get that water — water softeners and reverse osmosis (or RO) system...

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  • Drains

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    It’s never a good time to have a clogged-up or slow running drain. And goodness knows everyone has been subjected to a messy blocked-up toilet, sink or tub.

    Sometimes trying to fix the problem yourself with a plunger works, and sometimes it just makes the problems worse!...

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  • Spring Plumbing

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    Plumbing Services Vermilion

    Spring cleaning is about more than washing windows and cleaning out the garage. It’s also the ideal time to take a look at your home or business plumbing and check for any issues that might hinder your pipes from running as efficiently as possible...

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