Frozen Pipes

Frozen Pipes

Oakville Plumber

As the really cold weather starts to warm up many homeowners will notice small leaks from copper pipes that have been exposed to cold.  If water is left in pipes to freeze it will expand, breaking the copper.  When the water thaws the split pipe will leak.  Frozen pipes usually lead water to the outside: hosebibs that were not shut off and drained properly, or inside a garage.

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WSIB and the Homeowner

Oakville Handyman

WSIB and the Homeowner

There are big changes coming in 2013 to the renovation world.  Contractors will be taxed more.  In addition to paying for liability insurance and vehicle insurance, personal taxes and government taxes, contractors will also pay between 5% and 10% of their wages to WSIB.  The big questions are how will this affect the homeowner, and how will this affect home renovations in Oakville?

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Insulation Contractor Oakville

spray insulation

insulation contractor oakville

As the weather cools it is time to bundle up and keep warm indoors.  A major part of keeping warm is insulation.  A well-insulated house is a bit like dressing for the weather. A wool sweater will keep you warm if the wind is not blowing and it is not raining. On a windy, rainy day, wearing a nylon shell over your wool sweater helps keep you reasonably dry and warm. A house is similar. On the outside, underneath the brick or siding, there is an air barrier that does the same thing as the nylon — it keeps the wind from blowing through. Then there is the insulation (like your sweater) and a vapour barrier, which helps keep moisture away from the house structure where it can do damage.

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Handicap Access

Disabled Handicapped Shower with Grab Bars

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In Oakville, Burlington & Mississauga Ontario, there is a growing need for renovations for handicap access. Whether for wheelchair access or simply to be easier for elderly residents HSA is your one call for handicap accessible renovations!  We can do:

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