Dirty Furnace Linked to Nightclub Fire

Firefighters were called to a Kelowna nightclub Friday night after a puff of black smoke from a dirty furnace forced patrons outside. Platoon Captain Dale Calhoun told Castanet News the club owners had failed to get their furnace cleaned before starting it up for the first time. "The furnace kicked [...]

Give Your Air Conditioner a Much Needed Check Up

Don’t head into summer unprepared for the scorching hot days we all know (or hope) are on the way. Vision Mechanical is offering clients special pricing on the cleaning and inspection of air conditioning units. For just $98 plus HST, our fully qualified technicians will ensure your cooling system is [...]

Five Things to Know Before Cooling Off

As summer draws near and temperatures rise, many are reaching for respite only an air conditioner can provide. Before you do, take time to ensure air conditioner is running right efficiently. Here are some suggestions: Clean or Replace Filters Air filters make your unit more efficient and keep the air [...]

The Long, Lazy (and Hot) Days of Summer are on the Way

The best time to service or replace your air conditioner is before you need it. And that means now!! Don’t wait for the first heat wave, when our phones will be ringing off the hook, to flip the switch and discover your air conditioner doesn’t work or isn’t functioning optimally. [...]

Proper Humidity Key to Happy Healthy Wood Floors

Don't let humidity take its toll on your beautiful hardwood floors. Flooring experts say wood is a living material that expands and contracts over time. To minimize movement and maximize the life of your floor they recommend you keep humidity levels consistently in the 40%-50% range. In the summer, you [...]

Maintaining Your Gas Appliances Key to Protecting Your Family

As plumbing and heating specialists we believe firmly in the importance of regular inspections and ongoing maintenance. That commitment to keeping your home and your family safe extends to your gas appliances, which you as a homeowner can take responsibility for. This includes looking after piping, appliances, venting, combustion air [...]

Hug a Plumber in Support of World Plumbing Day March 11

Clean Water Is Not a Luxury. That's why we at Vision Mechanical join others in support of World Plumbing Day, an international event celebrating the important role plumbing plays in the health and safety of modern society. Preventable diseases related to water and sanitation claim the lives of about 3.1 [...]

Will your pipes survive winter?

Will it ever stop snowing? It seems not, but we all know spring is on the way and summer is not far behind. For now though, we’re stuck with below zero temperatures that can cause severe plumbing problems homeowners must be aware of. Here are a few: Frozen pipes: Watch [...]

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