Surrey Pool Filter Replacement / Installation

How To Change Sand In A Pool Filter

Making sure that your pool’s filtration system is working properly can be tough, too – but it’s vital to the ensuring quality of your pool water. So here’s Hilltop Plumbing’s quick guide on how to change sand in a pool filter.

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Air Conditioner (Heat Pump) Replacement / Installation

How To Size An Air Conditioner

It’s really important to size an air conditioner correctly. The reason for this is simple. If you get the size wrong, it won’t operate as well as it should. So check-out Hilltop Plumbing’s quick guide on how to size an air conditioning unit!

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7 Signs Your Water Heater’s About to Die

When there’s no hot water at your home, and you also see a puddle of water spreading across your basement, you know you need a new water heater. However, by that time, it’s too late.

To be honest, you don’t have to wait until your water heater breaks down before you begin looking for a professional like us to replace us.

Here’s a list of questions you should ask yourself, which will help you predict whether your water heater is going to function in the soon future.

1. How old is your water heater?

If you installed your current water heater more than ten years ago, you are running out of time. A heater lifespan is usually eight years or less.

Don’t remember when you last got the heater? Check your water heater serial number. Click this link to see how.

If your water heater is indeed too old, start budgeting for a replacement right away. Our specialist at Hilltop can help you plan out the financials too!

2. Are there any small leaks?

Look at the surroundings of your heater. If you see water stains and small puddles, don’t freak out. Your heater is not broken yet, but small leaks turn in big leaks. Your heater needs to be replaced.

3. Do you hear funny sounds?

Over time, minerals sediments build up in your water heater. If there’s a rattling sound, like pouring out a glass full of pebbles, you should call the plumber right away because mineral rocks are damaging your water heater interior.

4. Are there any signs of corrosion?

If you can see corrosion anywhere on your tank of beneath it, you can bet the inside looks worse (could also indicate leakage).

5. Does your hot water look brown or rust colored?

If your hot water turns brownish, but your cold water does not, you need a new water heater.

6. Do you have inconsistent water temperature?

Inconsistent water temperature may be due to malfunctioning parts or broken internal components. In any case, your water heater is on its last legs.

7. Running out of hot water?

Your tank is telling you it cannot keep up with the demand. Call us today to replace your water heater!

Is your air conditioner leaking water?

Is your air conditioner leaking water? It’s a common problem, with a whole bunch of causes, but it’s also relatively easy to solve.

Here at Hilltop Plumbing and Heating Ltd. we have decades of expertise in repairing, replacing and installing AC systems, and we’d like to share some of that insight with you.
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