Pioneer Plumbing is one of the longest-running, plumbing company in Vancouver. We're proud to have earned an enviable reputation for customer-oriented service throughout the lower mainland.
We install and repair the full spectrum of really hot water systems, including radiant in-floor heating, on-demand hot water and hot water baseboard heating, along with all plumbing fixtures, corresponding to sinks, faucets, toilets, standard and luxury shower heads and components. We also connect gas appliances and anything requiring a water connection.
We're Vancouver's Harden faucets specialists: the company to check out if you feel you need one of these classic faucets repaired (cartridges in particular), updated (change handles from brass to chrome finish) or swapped out. With specialized tools and know-how, we that can definitely help you where others have to check their manuals.
Pioneer Plumbing and Heating Ltd is also one of the few GVRD contractors to service first generation Crane water saving toilets, saving our commercial and residential customers numerous dollars every year ($300 - $700 typically) in repair fees.
Home owner Tips
Homeowner's insurance protection generally covers household water damage if the damage is unexpected and accidental, similar to damage attributable to burst pipes. It doesn't cover damage of the type covered by flood insurance, i.e., rising water from outside; or damage caused eventually by lack of upkeep.
A water damage claim could be a sore point to insurers as well as to prospective home buyers, signaling a probability of recurring water claims. It is always better to safeguard your house from water issues than face the hazards of raised premiums and weakened home marketability.
Identifying Water Concerns
Review your water bill. By comparing monthly fees, you may get tipped off to a small leak before it becomes a giant problem. Major unexplained changes in the water bill are often an indication of water leakages.
Use a water pressure gauge to find out whether or not your house water pressure is set too high. The perfect household water pressure is 60-80 pounds per square inch (psi), however many homes are set at 100 or more. Connect the gauge to an outdoor faucet and switch the water on full to find out the water pressure.
Inspect water lines and fixtures every year. Similar to how you change the batteries in your smoke detector annually, you should take a couple of minutes to inspect under basins and around washing machines, toilets, ice makers and water softeners.
Know where your water shutoff valve is found and make sure that the whole family knows the way to turn off house water supplies in case an abrupt pipe or hose fails.
When you go on vacation, shut off the water for your dish washer while you're on vacation. Many owners have came back from vacation to discover their washing machine hoses have leaked, flooding the house.
Never leave your house for an prolonged time with appliances, like dishwashers, washers or dyers, still working.
Pioneer Plumbing & Heating Inc.
Vancouver, BC V5T 3K4