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Preparing for the Holidays, Plumbing Style

The holiday season, complete with open house parties, fancy dinners and plenty of family visits, is just around the corner. It’s no coincidence that these busy times are also some of the busiest days for your plumber. Clearing clogged sinks and garbage disposals and dealing with the woes of insufficient hot water are as much…

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Winter is Coming!

As much as some of us would prefer it weren’t so, the cooler weather is just around the corner. There are a few things you can do before the frost to ensure that you have a comfortable winter. Many of these things will also increase the efficiency and lifespan of your home or cottage’s infrastructure…

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Happy New Year (Sort of!)

For some reason, I always think of September as the “real” start of the new year. I know that January 1st gets all the attention, but September just seems like a better time to try new things, to tackle projects that have been on the “to do” list for far too long and to get back to…

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Christian saves a life!!!!!!

If there’s one thing I really enjoy doing, it’s tinkering with machinery.  When something breaks, or I’m not happy with how a device works, I try to fix it. I own a cordless drill which had lost its’ ability to drill, which is something a drill should really be able to do.  So, rather than…

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No Heat Help

It’s now late January. We’ve survived the great deep freeze of 2017 and it seems like the mid-winter thaw is in full swing.  Over the past few months a lot of homeowners have found themselves in a situation where their heating system fails to function.  It’s a frustrating situation, but not an impossible one.  So,…

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Woohoo! Conference Time!

Now that autumn is here, we have arrived at every tradesman’s favourite season…Conference time!! Whether you are in plumbing, HVAC, homebuilding, or renovation, there will be a summit or tradeshow for you.  The best part is that they are generally indoors, seated, and include food and drinks.  Fransky Mechanical was pleased to attend the Modern…

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Bancroft Times Article

Dennis Fransky Plumbing & Heating Celebrates 40 Years of Excellence Bancroft is home to many successful small businesses and has a tradition of supporting local entrepreneurs. Thanks to this on-going community support, we are pleased to report that one such firm, Dennis Fransky Plumbing & Heating, is marking a pair of milestones in August: 40…

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Hot Water On Demand

An interesting product came to my attention today that I’ve seen a lot in commercial plumbing, but I’ve never installed one in someone’s house. It’s a wireless, re-circulation pump for your domestic taps. It consists of a small pump placed at your water heater and a valve at your farthest sink. The valve connects the…

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It’s Official – We’re Members!

We are pleased to announce that Fransky Mechanical has joined the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce. I know what you’re probably thinking: it’s about time! But before we joined, we needed to learn more about what a Chamber does and how it would benefit you, the client. The stated vision of the Peterborough Chamber of Commerce…

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