Top Choice Awards has just announced the 2020 winners! We are thrilled to announce that AtlasCare has won the Top Choice Award for Air Conditioning and Heating in the Greater Toronto Area for the second year in a row. The Top Choice Awards recognize businesses that provide quality services, value and professionalism to customers. Winning […]
Don’t you hate it when glassware comes out of the dishwasher covered with streaky stains? Or your laundry comes out of the washing machine all stiff and scratchy? You might have tried switching detergents, which can help alleviate the problem but not eliminate it. Some who have struggled with these frustrations will go as far […]
Setting the thermostat is always a bit of a balancing act. On one hand, you want to keep your home cozy and comfortable as possible…but you’re well aware of the cost of heating your home, and you’re not one to spend frivolously! You might’ve wondered whether it’s better to use the ‘Auto’ or ‘On’ setting […]
Clean water is one of the easiest things to take for granted. Without it, there’d be no flushing the toilet, no showering or bathing, no clean dishes or clothes…not to mention no water to drink! You’re right to ask questions about the quality of your drinking water. We’re fortunate to have access to clean, safe […]
We all know the sinking feeling that comes with a clogged toilet. First, there’s the panic of overflow…then, the frustration of loosening the clog before someone notices. While we know it’s not the prettiest topic to discuss, it’s important for homeowners to understand that clogged toilets can be much more than an inconvenience. Here, we’ll […]
When was the last time you called a plumber? If you’re anything like most people, it was probably when you needed some plumbing work done in your home. The majority of our plumbing calls come from customers who need a specific repair or upgrade (ideally as soon as possible.) But isn’t that the only reason […]
Once the calendar flips from October to November, life starts to get busy ‒ fast. There’ll be presents to wrap, gatherings to attend, dinners to make…in fact, things probably won’t slow back down until next year!
As the weather starts to change and the temperature drops, you’ve probably already started preparing for the long winter season.
You know there’s a lot to do around the home this season, but one area you might overlook is your hose bib ‒ or, as many people call it, your outdoor faucet.
During the summer, you might use your hose bib to water the garden, wash your car, or even hook up the sprinkler for your kids. When the warm season comes to a close, you pack away the hose, shut off the valve and move onto something else.
But what about the water that’s still sitting in the pipe?
Even if you purge the line, you could still end up with costly water damage if you don’t have a frost-free hose bib.
Until recently, you might’ve thought that lead pipes were a thing of the past. But a recent investigation by Global News and The Toronto Star has served as a wake-up call to the fact that lead is still a very real concern here in the Greater Toronto Area. The truth is, there are nearly 26,000 […]
Think of the last time you had a service technician in your home. Once they were finished working on your HVAC or plumbing system, the tech probably took some time to suggest a few ways you could prevent future problems. There’s also a good chance they asked if you were interested in a service or […]