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Save Money & Energy!

 Wade Roberts Plumbing can help you save money and energy with a new high efficiency natural gas hot water heater or furnace for your home. And Wade's professional gas fitters can connect you with money saving Fortis BC rebates. Plumbing Emergency? Give us a call and we can help!  Your Service Plumber, Wade Roberts Plumbing.…
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How to Avoid a Vacation Plumbing Disaster

At last! You’re going on holiday! Your suitcase is packed, your camera is charged, and you’re ready to head out for some much-needed relaxation. But have you remembered to prepare your home for your absence? Whether you’re going away for a weekend, a week, or a month, there are things you can do to prevent…
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Earthquakes, Plumbing and You: What To Do After the Shaking Stops

When it comes to plumbing, you often hear of ways to protect your home from damage in case of an earthquake. Things like installing seismic strapping and installing automatic gas shut-off valves are common (and affordable!) ways to prevent costly issues. But what about after the shaking stops? Is there anything you can do to…
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Your Garbage Disposal Wrote You a Letter

Your Garbage Disposal Wrote You a Letter If you’re like most people, you adore your garbage disposal. Kitchen scraps gone with the push of a button? What’s not to love? But despite all your adoring glances, your garbage disposal might not love you back. In fact, it might be writing you a letter right now.…
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4 Everyday Things That Are Clogging Your Drain

    4 Everyday Things That Are Clogging Your Drain Clogged drain got you down? You’re not alone. Clogs are one of the most common plumbing problems you can experience. You want to do the dishes, but the sink is already overflowing. You want to go to the bathroom, but the toilet won’t flush. You…
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3 Things the Sound of Music Teaches Us About Plumbing for Seniors

  The Sound of Music is much more than a heartwarming tale of love, courage and the power of song. This wondrous story also teaches us valuable lessons about family, loyalty and plumbing for seniors. Plumbing for seniors? Yes, plumbing for seniors. If you look beyond all that frolicking in the mountains, you’ll find a…
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5 Ways to Make a Bathroom More Senior-Friendly

Anyone can fall. But as we age, our falls become more common and whole lot more serious. The facts: • 1 in 3 seniors will experience a fall each year, and half of those more than once • 40% of seniors' falls result in hip fractures • 20% of injury-related deaths among seniors can be…
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Hot Water Heater Maintenance: 5 Quick and Easy Tips

Even the most diligent of homeowners don’t know their hot water tank needs regular maintenance. While your tank may not be headed for a disaster of epic proportions, chances are you or someone you know here in Victoria has had their home flooded by a faulty hot water heater. After all, it’s one of the…
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