Around The House Newsletter

Toronto Plumbing


VOLUME 1 ISSUE 3 

CONTENTS

Radiant Floor Heating
Winter Fire Prevention Advice
Baseboard Heaters and Child Safety
Cost Cutting Strategies For Your Water Heater
Around The House Tip Of The Month

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Radiant Floor Heating
Radiant floor heating has become a popular solution to cold tile, icy driveways and home saunas. This type of heating system is installed beneath the floor and is controlled by a thermostat that you set, turn on, or turn off. The idea was dragged inside from the concept of heated driveways, and has added new dimension to the manner in which rooms can be heated.
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Cost Cutting Strategies For Your Water Heater

Water heating is the third largest energy expense in your home. It typically accounts for about 14% of your utility bill.

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Around The House Tip of The Month
"Remember Furnace Check Up"

Some dreadful things can be attributed to "bad luck." Furnace failure is usually not one of them, because most can be attributed to poor maintenance.

It's not too late to get a system checkup and preventive maintenance before the worst cold weather sets in. The service tech will check and clean burners and the heat exchanger, calibrate the thermostat, inspect the pilot light and check the blower motor, belt tension, and alignment. A heating professional knows what to repair before trouble begins.

Homes with heat pumps and electrical heating systems need the heating elements checked along with the all-important defrost cycle control that keeps the external unit from becoming iced over.

 


 

 
Baseboard Heaters and Child Safety
Although electric baseboard heat is an economical way to heat individual rooms, it has some drawbacks, especially when it comes to safety and children.
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Winter Fire Prevention Advice
Heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires in North America. But during winter, it is the leading cause according to the National Fire Protection Association.
To avoid home-heating fires, remember these rules:


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