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toronto home owners planning renovations

Toronto homeowners have a lot to think about with their homes. Not only are they skyrocketing in value, but they’re usually a bit older. This can cause some problems for homeowners, where they’re plumbing systems may not be high quality in a home that was otherwise expensive. Read more

clogged trap in drain underneath sink

Drain clogging is one of the most annoying problems that we have in the plumbing world. It’s inconvenient and annoying, and often something we can fix with just a few preventative measures. Here’s our top 5 reasons why drains get clogged, and some simple solutions to keep your plumbing system running smoothly. Read more

home improvement blunder during kitchen plumbing project

DIY home improvement is a great way to save money, but it can also lead to more than a few disasters if done incorrectly. Today, we wanted to walk you through some potential pitfalls with home improvements, and how you can avoid them. Here are just three disasters you can avoid with careful planning, and knowing about them can help you save money and time all while getting that plumbing upgrade or renovation you always wanted. Read more

pex plumbing piping

While most people think of the world of plumbing as relatively unchanged, it’s actually constantly featuring new upgrades and materials that make plumbers’ jobs easier and people’s plumbing systems better. And while many plumbers still need to whip out the old wrench to do their job, there are some fascinating technological advantages that are helping everybody have a better plumbing system. One such invention is PEX piping. Read more

plumbing system in need of repairs

Plumbing issues can be some of the most frustrating things imaginable for a homeowner. On the surface, the system seems fairly simple. Just tighten a nut here or replace a faucet there and everything will be better. But it turns out plumbing can be very frustrating, both in terms of the problems that can occur and the fixes necessary. Here’s three things that you may experience that are a surefire sign you need a dedicated professional. Trust us, it’ll be better if you give the plumber a call and get it dealt with quickly and professionally. Read more

woman deciding on what drain cleaning method to use

Clogged drains are the bane of any home existence. There really is not much more frustrating than not being able to use your sinks because something’s clogging it up. And while you can try to plunge your way through it, sometimes the best solutions are also pretty simple. Here are three home remedies for unclogging your drains. They may not work, depending on the nature of the clog, but they’re all a cheap alternative before you call a plumber, and most use items you’ll already have in the home. Read more

phone with speed dial

Even though we can do everything right with our plumbing systems, the so-called “impossible” breakdown can still happen. Many people don’t think that having a professional 24-hour plumber on speed dial is really worth the effort, content to think that plumbing emergencies won’t happen to them. But many other homeowners have that number ready just in case. Are they the crazy ones? Let’s break it down to see if having that plumber at the ready is really worth it. Read more

backwater valve

Backwater valves are a largely misunderstood piece of home plumbing equipment. People often refer to them as sewer backflow valves, backflow prevention device, sewer backup valves, and more. For the most part, people don’t understand their purpose and, in some cases, think that they’re getting swindled, as if the backwater valve is the plumber’s equivalent of the infamous “piston return spring” for car mechanics. Unfortunately, such things have largely led to people not getting these handy pieces of mechanical ingenuity. In the end, those who don’t have one wish they got one, and the cost is flooding and water damage in their homes. Read more

mississauga heavy rainstorm

A working sump pump is a necessary part of any Mississauga home’s waterproofing strategy, but many people ignore it when the signs are right in front of them. With spring floods and other water events becoming more frequent in the area, many people are looking to larger, more expensive measures to keeping their homes dry, but often the case is getting a sump pump properly installed or replaced. Read more

drain camera equipment from RIDGID

Our plumbing systems are necessarily closed off and, as a result, can be a bit of a mystery. What happens inside usually doesn’t effect us, it can clunk every one in awhile, but often we don’t know what’s going on unless something drastic happens, like a clog or a burst pipe. But just like everything else in your home, your pipes and drains can suffer wear and tear that you may not be able to even see. Read more

 

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