Tree Root Blockages

Tree Root Blockages

 

How do tree roots grow into pipes?

Over winter, trees indiscriminately expand their roots through the ground…. And your home’s unsuspecting pipes stand no chance against this relentless force of nature!

When these roots continue to grow unchecked, they will eventually grow thick enough to cause a significant blockage in the pipe – a discovery that would surely ruin an otherwise lovely spring day. (more…)

Fatbergs, Floss, and Flushed Unflushables

Fatbergs, Floss, and Flushed Unflushables

Today, we wanted to take a blog post to discuss something we see all the time: Flushed unflushables.

While not an official plumbing term, “flushed unflushables” is the perfect name for things that people flush down the toilet even though they really shouldn’t.

The biggest culprits are: (more…)

The Scoop on Poop in Calgary

The Scoop on Poop in Calgary

This article brought to you by Calgary plumbers Quicker Rooter Plumbing and Heating

poop Pooping in a flush toilet – it’s one of those magical properties of modern life that is also taken the most for granted.  Once that lever is pressed, the offending material disappears completely from existence.

Of course, it doesn’t really. It goes down the pipes and joins the collective poop deluge we all contribute to each day.  But how large is this deluge being sent to our treatment plants?  No one seems to really know, so I thought I’d try to figure it out.  I went two different routes to find my end number to help make it more meaningful. (more…)

See Our Sewer Camera at Work

See Our Sewer Camera at Work

 

Sewer Cameras: So we can actually see the problem and solve it quickly. Your best value in time and money.


Sewer camera is best value for time and money.

Before sewer cameras became available, determining the location and cause of a pipe or drain blockage took a long time and could be very costly. If rooting out the problem was unsuccessful, the next step involved guessing the location of the clog, digging, and hoping for the best. Needless to say that in those days, drain cleaning was much more difficult for plumbers.  Thankfully those days are over for us at Quicker Rooter Plumbers! (more…)

Furnace Cleaning Calgary—Things to Consider

Furnace cleaning should be done on a regular basis if you don’t want your heating system to be a breeding ground for bacteria and allergens. These unwanted elements can blow out of your furnace every single time it runs. This can be potentially harmful for you and your loved ones. Regular furnace cleaning can help prevent health problems.

Hire an Expert

Your best option is to get an expert in furnace cleaning. If you are a homeowner, there’s a high chance you’ve received advertisements in the mail offering to clean your furnace and improve the quality of your air ducts. There are several methods of cleaning furnaces and air ducts (more…)