Because we offer both plumbing and heating solutions, we can be your one stop shop for home comfort solutions.

Plumbing Solutions

Water Heaters
Hot water is nice to have. Whether it is from a tankless, spacesaver or normal water heater, Emke Schaab has your hot water solution. With Electric, Gas, Propane and Oil options available, we can find the unit that meets your home or cottage’s needs. Primarily using John Woods units, we have 40 USG electric and gas water heaters always in stock and can get nonstock units usually within 24 to 48 hours.
Water Treatment
We understand the water in Grey-Bruce can be problematic. Whether it is too hard, contains iron, smells or you’re worried about bacteria, we have solutions to help. By testing your water at your home or in our office, we can make a recommendation to help solve the water issues. With solutions that include high-efficient water softeners, compact models, taste and odour filters, iron filters, ultraviolet systems, and reverse osmosis systems, we have a solution that will work for you. And, we have rental options available for consumers who are interested. Contact our office today to set up for a free quote from our comfort advisor and free water testing for hardness, iron, manganese, tannins, TDS and PH.
Plumbing Fixtures
Bathroom or kitchen renovations come with a lot of options, and can become overwhelming. Our team will work with you to find solutions to match your dreams. Come visit us today.
Well Pumps
Homes and businesses on a well based water system rely on a submersible or jet pump to get water. Our technicians are trained to service and install both pump types. On larger systems, we work with the manufacturer to design a pumping system that fits the situation.
Circ Pumps
Circulating pumps have a variety of uses in your plumbing and heating system. Whether it is helping with geothermal loops, boilers or domestic hot water, adding one to your system may provide a solution to a comfort issue you’re dealing with.
Sump Pumps
Sump pumps remove water from sump pits or basements. These are ideal for buildings located close to bodies of water or springs, or if you home has a history of flooding during snow melts or heavy rains. Whether it is a stand alone sump pump, you’re installing one with a back up system, or you need a sump pit, we can help.
Sewage Pumps
For homes that have a sewage pit in their basement, we sell replacement pumps. If the sewage pit has become damaged, we can help you replace that too! Let us know if we can help with any of your pumping needs!
Expansion Tanks
Used to protect closed water systems and hot water tanks from excessive pressure caused by thermal expansion, an expansion tank may be a solution to your plumbing issues. These tanks also help reduce water hammer noises. Systems that have backflow preventors may have find an expansion tank beneficial, especially if your pressure relief valve has a history of leaking on your water heater.
Pressure Tanks
A pressure tank helps well water systems provide constant pressure to the home. By storing a small resevoir of water that activates and shuts off the call for water from the pump. It also helps preserve the life of your pump by allowing it to only run when needed instead of all the time.
Water Alarms
Flooded basements and water damage are never good, and the worry of potential flooding can cause undue stress. Remove that stressor by adding a pump alarm for your sump or sewage pump that will alert your phone if there are any issues or add a sensor under your water heater for early leak detection.

Home Comfort

Cooling Options
Everyone should have the option for a comfortable home during a heat wave. That is why we offer central air conditioning and ductless options. Contact our office to set up a free quote.
Geothermal Heat Pump
Looking for an energy efficient option to replace your oil or propane heating? Geothermal is one of the most efficient heating and cooling options available on the market and if you’re looking for an alternative for propane and oil burning appliances. Not only does a geothermal system maintain the heat of your home, it also keeps the house comfortable with cooling solutions in the summer, and can assist with the domestic hot water supply.
Air Source Heat Pump
For those looking for an electric based heating and cooling system, but don’t have a lot of land, an air source heat pump is a great solution. And, as a split system, it can be paired with an electric, gas or propane indoor system. For homes without ductwork, a ductless heat pump is a high efficient solution alternative to electric baseboard heating.
Gas Furnaces
Forced air gas or propane furnaces are highly efficient solutions that maintain the comfort level in your home. With options available, we have a solution that will meet your home comfort needs. Contact the office for more details.
Alternative Heating Options
While gas and electric are great options, utilizing wood or oil are still popular options in our area. Whether you’re looking to upgrade your oil tank or need to replace your furnace, we have a solution for you. If you prefer using wood heat with a fuel fired back up, we can offer Wood-Propane combination or Wood-Oil combination units.
Radiant heating is an alternative to forced air heating for a home designed with baseboard or infloor heating. Utilizing a boiler allows for convenient zoning of your home for comfort and domestic hot water. It also allows for customized operation such as heated towel racks, heated floors, baseboard heaters, wall radiators, and more.
Idyllic winter evenings are spent curled up in front of the fire. The old style wood fireplaces no longer have the same convenience they used to, that is why we offer gas and propane solutions for fireplace, insert and freestanding options. Modern and contemporary fireplaces offer a variety of customization from interior panels, to log or rock sets, to surrounds and doors, allowing them to fit your style.
Thermostats are the key to your home’s comfort. Without being able to operate it, you can’t control the indoor temperature, the fan setting can’t be adjusted and you might not be able to adjust your indoor air quality equipment. It is important to have a thermostat that is compatible with your equipment and that you understand how to use. With the creation of Smart thermostats, you can control your home comfort from your smart phone, tablet, laptop or work computer. Creating programming schedules that match your busy lifestyle is easier than ever! Plus, ecobee thermostats allow for the dealer to get alerts of high/low temperature alerts, filter change notifications, and more. We offer a variety of programmable, non-programmable, smart and communicating thermostats with a variety of capabilities. Whether you have a modulating furnace or zoned boiler system, we have a thermostat that will work for you. Contact our office for more information.
Indoor Air Quality
The air in your home can be impacted by many things, but the right equipment can help alleviate issues. By treating the air, many issues can be resolved, including skin issues, allergies, alleviating asthma, and reducing the spread of colds and viruses.
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