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flooding in Windsor, ON showing a car in the water and an outhouse tipping over

At the beginning of October, the border town of Windsor, Ontario was rocked by massive floods originating from the record rainfalls in the area. According to local authorities, thousands of homes and businesses were flooded and people were pumping out there homes for days and weeks after the rain ceased. Read more

a view of the RC Harris Water Treatment plant located in eastern Toronto known as the Beaches area.

Water usage in Toronto can seem quite complicated. Oftentimes, people will open the water bill for their Toronto home and simply not understand how they’ve consumed so much water. In most cases, the amount of water is simply higher than you think, but that doesn’t mean there are easy ways to save water. Being plumbers in Toronto, we’re quite aware of this situation. Read more

Manhole Installation – Where, When, & Why

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completed commercial manhole in toronto

manhole being constructed below the ground levelWhen it comes to public utilities, we often don’t think about how they appear in our homes and buildings, about the journey electricity, water, and sewage all take to enter and leave our lives safely and effectively, and we certainly don’t consider how people ensure that these utilities stay operational. For all of that, there is a piece of simple technology that we all need. It’s called the manhole, and many buildings are in need of new or updated manholes or a completely new Toronto manhole installation. Read more

leuty lifegaurd station, just south of homes in the beaches that require backwater valves

The Beaches, or simply just The Beach to the singularly-inclined, is one of Toronto’s oldest and most well-recognized neighbourhoods. Nestled just to the east of downtown, it attracts thousands of visitors each year to its beautiful beaches on the shores of Lake Ontario. The neighbourhood itself is constantly changing, but there’s a cottage feel that many residents love. Unfortunately, the combination of older, heritage-status buildings and the neighbourhood’s uninhibited proximity to a Great Lake has created unique plumbing requirements and problems, including the absolute essential need for Beaches plumbers to install backwater valves and other products that protect against sudden influxes of water. Read more


Plumbing can be an exciting profession, one filled with encounters and situations that many people would find unbelievable. Since plumbers interact with the general public on a near-daily basis, some of the stories they encounter can be downright hilarious. These are just a few stories we’ve heard that are almost too crazy to believe. Read more

pouring liquid drain cleaner down the drain

Clogged drains are some of the most inconvenient things that can happen to disrupt our day. Clogs always seem to happen when we need our drains working at their absolute best, and that’s rarely ever the case. Instead, they happen when we least expect it, and they can do anything from ruin our kitchens to completely destroy our bathrooms. Read more

woman frustrated with clogged sink drain

Clogged and blocked drains are a complete pain. They can bring your entire household to a grinding halt, which is why you need to be able to deal with the issue now and into the future. Here are the most common reasons you’ll be calling your local Toronto drain cleaning contractor to fix a blocked drain in your home. We’ll discuss how to deal with them, and how to stop them from causing blockages in the future. Read more

backflow prevention device in the desert

Plumbing inside our homes is complicated and convoluted, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Once you start looking at how a private residence’s water supply is connected to the public water supply, things start to get very complicated. The movement of water between homes and public supplies must be carefully regulated and controlled for a number of reasons, chief among them being the quality of the water entering homes. Read more

dishwasher in a big box retailer showing an energy star logo

Economy settings have become a very popular features of today’s appliances. In a world that’s increasingly aware of energy and resource consumption, especially as it relates to our growing utility bills, these settings are put in place to help us save. While many of the appliances that have economy settings are providing a greener, less expensive way to use them, not all are actually saving you water, electricity, or money. To find an appliance with the best economy settings, you need to do a few things first. Here’s how to find and use an appliance with economy settings to their absolute maximum benefit.  Read more

plumbing pipes located in the basement of a toronto home

Noisy pipes are one of the most annoying things that can happen in your home. The sound can run at almost any time of day, creating a home environment that tests your patience instead of giving you some peace and quiet from the outside world. The good news about fixing noisy pipes is that sometimes it’s very simple. Here is a simple guide to how to solve noisy pipe problems in your home. Read more


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