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Seeking to Lower Your Stress Levels? We Can Help With That!

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Owning a home can be one of the greatest joys in life. It can also be one of the most stressful experiences.

In addition to the stresses every homeowner has in common (property taxes, household pests, utility bills), there can be home-specific stressors. These are usually related to the age and state of large appliances that you inherited from the previous homeowner when you bought your home.

When these major appliances begin to deliver less-reliable performance, life can get stressful pretty quick. It is cold outside but you're never sure whether you will have adequate heating. Then it gets hot outside, but it feels hot inside as well.

Or there is that one fateful morning when you wake up in eager anticipation of a hot shower, only to be surprised with a cold shower instead. Stress! Your aging appliances are letting you down left and right!

We can help you with this. Our comfort and heating maintenance plans can spot small issues before they turn into big issues that are capable of ruining your day, your week, or (worst of all) your bank account. Read on to learn what we can offer to help save you time, money, and stress.

Do You Own These Major Appliances?

The typical homeowner will own at least one major appliance from each of these categories below. Each appliance represents a significant investment, and many are needed year-round.

As you look over this list, you’ll get why it can feel so stressful sometimes to be responsible for maintaining an entire home full of appliances and gadgets, Just one glitch or unexpected outage can eat up an entire day of your time—or longer!


  • Gas furnace

  • Oil furnace

  • Electric furnace

  • Air source heat pump

  • Geothermal heat pump

  • Heating boiler

  • Fireplace

  • Electrical floor warmer


  • HVAC system

  • Air conditioning system (mini-split, ductless, or window)

  • Heat recovery ventilator


  • Hot water heater

  • Tankless hot water heater

  • Sump pump

  • Sewage pump

  • Toilet (Entrada, UltraMax II TOTO, Maxwell, Ascent II)

  • Drain water heat recovery

  • TrojanMax ultraviolet water purification system

Emergency Power

  • Air-cooled Muskoka standby generator.

How Gravenhurst Plumbing Can Help Lower Your Stress

In our more than seven decades serving clients in the Hamilton and surrounding areas, we have observed that most homeowner stress tends to fall into these three categories:

  • Time. Every time anything goes wrong, or any time you even suspect something may be going wrong, you have to drop what you are doing to investigate and maybe even attempt minor repairs. That can add up to a lot of time spent on house maintenance pretty quickly!

  • Money. When something does go wrong with any aspect of your home, it is nearly guaranteed to hit you in the wallet. Even the most careful budgeting can't always control for the costly surprises your home may yet have in store for you.

  • Making choices. If you find you need to make a major repair or replace something, then you are confronted with a list of choices. Should you choose this or that contractor? This or that appliance? This or that material? The sheer number of choices you have to wade through can cause tremendous stress.

We can help you in all three areas through one of our two convenient maintenance plans. By delegating the tasks of inspecting and maintaining your home’s major heating and cooling appliances to us, you get rid of that headache once and for all!

Two Simple and Convenient Maintenance Plans to Choose From

So here, you do have a choice to make. You can select our heating protection maintenance plan or our total comfort maintenance plan.

Heating Protection Plan

This one-year renewable heating-only service and maintenance plan gives you lots of perks while saving you money on your annual inspection and heating maintenance costs.

Here are the highlights:

  • You are in the priority queue for any emergency heating-related service.

  • All labour and parts come with an automatic 30-day warranty.

  • There are NO surprise costs—we will always ask you before performing any repairs outside the scope of the protection plan.

  • There are NO overtime or service call charges for maintenance performed under this plan.

  • If you include two or more appliances under the plan, you score a 10 percent discount.

  • If you opt for the 5-year plan, you score a 20 percent discount.

  • We provide you with timely guidance to save on energy and utilities costs.

To learn more and opt in: Gravenhurst Heating Protection Plan.

Comfort Maintenance Plan

This one-year renewable heating and cooling maintenance plan ensures your HVAC and heating equipment will be inspected, thoroughly cleaned, and well maintained.

It also comes with the following special perks (as applicable to covered equipment):

  • Preventative maintenance kit with oil included with generator maintenance.

  • Nozzle and filter included with oil furnace maintenance.

  • Discounted prices on all parts.

  • You receive a 10 percent discount for two or more covered appliances.

  • You receive a 20 percent discount for choosing the 5-year plan.

To learn more and opt in: Gravenhurst Comfort Maintenance Plan.

Give Us a Call!

Here at Gravenhurst Plumbing, our primary goal is to provide you with ample time and cost savings, and total peace of mind regarding your heating, cooling, plumbing, and emergency power needs. Give us a call at 877-885-3403 or complete our handy online form to make your inquiry.

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