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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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There are few things in the world, or at least certainly in your Toronto home, as annoying as a plugged drain. It can bring everything to a halt, from making dinner to shaving to being able to properly clean up. Plugged drains are the absolute worst, but that doesn’t mean there are quite a few ways to get them flowing again. Here are just a few simple and easy solutions for blocked drains in your Toronto home.  Read more

sump pump in a sump pit being measured by a plumber

Sump pumps are a necessary aspect of modern living. Not only do they help get rid of water around or in your home, but they can ensure that your property stays safe during times of extreme weather when flooding is a common occurrence. But waiting until heavy rains to see if your sump pump is working properly can lead to expensive disasters, including flooding, which is why you should occasionally make sure that your sump pump is working correctly. You could hire a professional to take a look for you, or you can read on to discover a few signs to watch out for with your sump pump which may mean it’s time to get a new one. Read more

contractor inspecting home for potential basement flooding hazards

When it comes to basement flooding, the causes can be many. As such, the ways in which we protect our homes from floods are varied, all working together to form a basement flooding protection plan. If you want to make sure that your home has an effective basement flooding strategy, it’s important to understand the different tactics used. Below are some of the most popular ways that you can protect your Toronto home from basement flooding. Read more

leaking-pipe

When it comes to leaks in plumbing systems, some are obvious and some are not. A leaky pipe under a sink will drive a resident made with incessant dripping while creaking pipes in the basement can point to other potential leak issues in other parts of your plumbing system. Read more

toronto-home-flooded-by-sewer-backflow

When it comes to flooding basements, many people point to the usual suspects. Things like foundational damage, leaky windows and doors, and poor landscaping can all cause flooding, especially when there’s lots of rain or a rapid melting of snow. But those aren’t the only way water can sneak into your home. In fact, many flooding incidents actually come through the very place water leaves your home: the local sewage system. Read more

befre and after cured in place pipe lining

When it comes to fixing drainage systems, there are few better methods to repair a drain than Cured In Place Pipe (CIPP). Here’s how CIPP works: First, a resin-saturated felt tube is pulled through the damaged pipe, usually from an upstream location. Water or air pressure is used to get the perfect fit and the resin is then cured with hot water, UV light, or steam, depending on the material. From there, the new liner will help stop leakages and get your plumbing system working again. Read more

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There are few things worse than a shower with low water pressure, that moment when you turn it on and a lazy dribble pours forth. It makes showering laborious and an inconvenience, but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of reasons why your shower may have low water pressure, and many ways that you can go about getting it fixed. Here are just a few ways to increase the water pressure in your shower. Read more

double-sink

When people think of a double sink, they often think of their kitchen. After all, a double sink in the kitchen has distinct and very tangible benefits. But people are now discovering that a double sink can be used in places other than the kitchen, and some are even having them installed in their bathrooms. Read more

 

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