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Healthy Home Tips

Keep your home healthy with HVAC maintenance and air quality tips from the Konkle team.


Do I Need a Backwater Valve?

Do I Need a Backwater Valve?

Posted Mar 12th, 2020 in Sidebar Feed, Plumbing

Protect your Niagara home with a backwater valve.

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Should I Worry about Radon in Niagara?

Should I Worry about Radon in Niagara?

Posted Mar 10th, 2020 in Healthy Home TIps, Sidebar Feed

Testing for Radon in Niagara. Konkle talks about testing the indoor air quality in your home.

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Is Duct Cleaning a SCAM?

Is Duct Cleaning a SCAM?

Posted Mar 4th, 2020 in News, Duct Cleaning

Information on duct cleaning, indoor air quality and HVAC systems.

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Do I need a Two-Stage Furnace?

Do I need a Two-Stage Furnace?

Posted Feb 26th, 2020 in Heating

Easy to understand Furnace types. Single Stage Furnace, Two Stage Furnace and Modulating Furnace.

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Gas Stove Recall - 2018

Gas Stove Recall - 2018

Posted Feb 23rd, 2020 in Sidebar Feed, Heating, Garage & Patio

Konkle Plumbing and Heating would like homeowners to be aware of a recent gas Fireplace Recall. U30 U37

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Do I Need a Backflow Device?

Do I Need a Backflow Device?

Posted Jan 21st, 2020 in Sidebar Feed, Plumbing

Konkle explains backflow testing, devices and cross connections

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Aren't all Hot Water Heaters the same?

Aren't all Hot Water Heaters the same?

Posted Jan 9th, 2020 in News, Water Heaters

Bradford White Water Heaters are built for long term use and are the choice of many contractors including Konkle Plumbing & Heating in Niagara.

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Winter sniffles may NOT be just a common cold.

Winter sniffles may NOT be just a common cold.

Posted Dec 13th, 2019 in Healthy Home TIps, Humidifiers, Duct Cleaning, Sidebar Feed, Heating

We tend to blame the 'constant kid-sniffles' on the school or daycare. Kids are sick and it may be our own home to blame. We're spending more time indoors and poor indoor air quality (IAQ) could be the problem.

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What the Heck is a Bidet?

What the Heck is a Bidet?

Posted Dec 2nd, 2019 in Sidebar Feed, Plumbing

Consider a bidet or bidet toilet seat for a clean bathroom experience.

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How Clean is My Tap Water?

How Clean is My Tap Water?

Posted Nov 5th, 2019 in Healthy Home TIps, Duct Cleaning, Sidebar Feed, Plumbing

Water Advisory alerts in Ontario

Hamilton, Wiarton, Muskoka Lakes, Sauble Beach... these towns/cities and many others, were under a...

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Why Humidify Your Home?

Why Humidify Your Home?

Posted Nov 1st, 2019 in News, Humidifiers

Spending long hours in a stuffy home or work environment can be taxing on your health, and research has shown that 35% to 50% relative humidity is ideal for today’s indoor environments.

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What do I do to my outdoor tap before winter?

What do I do to my outdoor tap before winter?

Posted Oct 4th, 2019 in Plumbing, Heating

Frozen pipes can cause moderate to severe water damage.

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Bathroom Renovations done right - in Niagara

Bathroom Renovations done right - in Niagara

Posted Sep 12th, 2019 in Plumbing

Avoid disastrous renos. Take the time to find someone you trust...

I recently...

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What Do I do about a Gas Warning Tag?

What Do I do about a Gas Warning Tag?

Posted Aug 1st, 2019 in Heating, Red Tag Removal

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How do I Test My Cistern or Well Water?

How do I Test My Cistern or Well Water?

Posted Jul 11th, 2019 in Healthy Home TIps, Sidebar Feed, Plumbing

Well & Cistern Water can become contaminated. Testing should be done regularly.

Niagara Region Public Health has made...

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Plan your escape! Turn virtually any out-building into a social hub...

Plan your escape! Turn virtually any out-building into a social hub...

Posted Jun 21st, 2019 in News, Sidebar Feed, Garage & Patio

Build an escape in your own backyard by turning your Niagara garage or outbuilding into a man cave, she shed, or kids' den. Heat your shed, garage or outbuilding with Konkle.

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Post Renovation Duct Cleaning - Shocking!

Post Renovation Duct Cleaning - Shocking!

Posted Jun 19th, 2019 in Promotions & Financing, News, Duct Cleaning, Sidebar Feed, Plumbing

Post-renovation duct cleaning in Niagara is a thorough sweep of your whole home supply duct runs.

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Do I need a backwater valve in my home?

Do I need a backwater valve in my home?

Posted Jun 3rd, 2019 in Plumbing

Heritage Village:

Floods, Backwater Valves

By Wolf Dieter Birk

When I moved into Heritage Village, I recognized...

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Why Service My Air Conditioner?

Why Service My Air Conditioner?

Posted May 31st, 2019 in Air Conditioners, Sidebar Feed

Air Conditioner Spring Start Inspection a must!

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Save on Air Conditioning, Splurge at the Cabin...

Save on Air Conditioning, Splurge at the Cabin...

Posted May 9th, 2019 in Air Conditioners

Save with Central Air Conditioning Tips

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