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beautiful home in etobicoke that requires service from licensed etobicoke plumbing contractor

The internet has given us a great many things, but it has also brought with it some dangers. In the plumbing industry, this danger is unlicensed handymen offering their services online. While they tend to be less expensive than traditional plumbers, they’re lack of qualifications and expertise leaves their customers often paying more than they ever imagined. Here are just a few reasons why you should need a licensed Etobicoke plumbing contractor for your next renovation or construction project.

#1. They Get it Done Right

Plumbing codes are complicated documents designed for plumbing professionals. If you aren’t a plumber, it can often be too dense to figure out, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be held to its standards. Every Etobicoke renovation or construction project with new plumbing needs to pass plumbing inspections. If things aren’t up to code, you will have to pay to have them fixed. By using a qualified and professional plumbing contractor, however, you will never run the risk of having work done that isn’t up to code. Being familiar with every aspect of the Etobicoke plumbing code, they will ensure everything is working, and working properly.

#2. They Take Care of Everything

Handymen may know how to attach one pipe to another, but plumbing is much more than joining. Route planning, ensuring everything is up to code, and creating an efficient and durable plumbing system are all part of a professional plumbing contractor’s job. They can handle absolutely everything.

Since there’s nothing worse than getting halfway through a project and realizing the plumbing isn’t going to work, it’s absolutely essential that you hire a professional plumbing contractor as early as possible. They are able to fix low water pressure with a water service upgrade, perform basement waterproofing services, and even pinpoint potential problems before they become a real issues and help the entire project run more smoothly and more efficiently.

#3. They Clean Up

When you hire a handyman over the internet without looking into thir past work, you are taking a real risk. The person could work out for some of the work, but they could also be unqualified and ill-prepared for the work you need done. Many plumbers gain clients by simply cleaning up the messes of handymen who came in, did the work improperly, and left a mess in their wake. When you choose a licensed and professional plumbing contractor, however, you won’t have to deal with any of that. Instead, you will have the right person for the job every step of the way. And, when the work is finished, they will leave you with a clean space and a guarantee for their work. Let’s see a handyman do that!

Handymen are often useful for a great many things, but they aren’t certified and qualified plumbing experts. They are in fact people who happen to be handy, who have some great general skills. But those skills aren’t enough when it comes to your next big plumbing project. When you’re planning a renovation or construction project that involves plumbing, be sure to contact a licensed Etobicoke plumbing contractor. It’s the only way to ensure that the work gets done properly and professionally.

overview of mississauga city from the air

Many Mississauga residents wait until there’s a plumbing issue before calling a plumber, but this is the least convenient and most expensive way to deal with plumbing issues. Here are just a few Mississauga plumbing services offered, and how to avoid needing to make that emergency call. Read more

sump pump installed in a sump pit in the basement of an etobicoke home

Every home needs a waterproofing plan that protects their property from flooding and other types of water damage. These plans need to include multiple different elements, from waterproofed window casings to devices that help keep your home dry. Many Etobicoke homes require sump pumps as part of their waterproofing plan, but not all of them.  As experienced Etobicoke plumbers we’re offering three different reasons why your property may require a sump pump. Read more

beautiful mississauga home after the installation of a backwater valve to prevent basement flooding

Many Mississauga homeowners have discovered the importance of a comprehensive basement flooding program, much like Toronto backwater valves are important to the Peel region. These mechanical devices help prevent the city sewage lines from flowing the wrong way through the pipes, and stops water and sewage from suddenly coming back into your home. Whether you own a home or commercial building, you’ll need a backwater valve. Read more

a translucent backwater valve sitting on a white space before being installed in home

Backwater valves prevent outbound water from re-entering a structure from which it was ejected, called “back-flowing.” They are a kind of backflow prevention device. This may be due to excess water outside, as caused by a flood, or a blockage of the pipes from the outside, potentially caused by sewage or dirt. It may also be caused when there is excess rainwater and falling precipitation, and the city’s sewer lines are unable to handle so much fluid. Back-flowing mostly occurs in basements, but it also may occur on the first floor if the house is situated in a low area. Read more

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