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men assessing damage to flooded basement

Most of us want to ensure our homes are water-tight, but many of use are at a loss as to how to do that. After all, we don’t exactly want to do a “Wait-and-See” test, where we wait for a major storm and simply hope our basements don’t leak. And most of us don’t want to take a hose to our yard and spray our windows and foundation. Read more

toronto park in the fall season

With fall fast approaching, many homeowners can take steps to protect their homes from winter’s chill. Many do things in the yard, clearing out leaves and making sure the windows and doors can keep out drafts, but many homeowners neglect their plumbing systems. Read more

3 Reasons You Need To Have Your Toronto Plumbing Inspected Regularly

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plumber conducting inspection

Regular plumbing & drain inspections are passed off by some as wastes of time and money, that they can go long periods of time without getting their pipes looked at. But those people often encounter major plumbing issues that can cause a lot of money and frustration. But with regular pipe inspections, you can avoid any plumbing-related surprises. Here are just a few of what those surprises could be. Read more

tree roots growing into ground blocking drainpipes

When people think about their drainpipes and all the problems that can happen to them, they rarely think about tree roots. It’s a strange circumstance to envision: little roots wrapping around pipes and eventually finding a way inside. But it does happen and, when those little roots get inside drainpipes, bad things can happen in a relatively short amount of time. Read more

flood alarm installed in backwater valve

Backwater valve or sump pump? Many homeowners are unsure of what they should have for their properties. They know they need something to stop basement flooding and protect their homes, but often the advice they get can be conflicting or incorrect, on top of the fact they might not have either to begin with! Read more

woman angry about no water pressure in her shower

Water pressure is a beautiful thing. When you’re at home, the right water pressure is the difference between a nice, relaxing shower, and that feeling that you’ll never get all the shampoo out of your hair. So what are some ways that you can get the perfect water pressure? Here’s some suggestions. Read more

man installing a pump to help reduce moisture in basement

Wet basement problems face almost every homeowner at some point in their lives. As out houses age, certain things can wear out and start to degrade, which can lead to many different problems. But chief among these is leaky basements, which can cause all sorts of problems for your home, from mold issues to the destruction of property. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can solve your wet basement problems, here are just a few solutions that are guaranteed to help. Read more

repair man fixing hot water heater

Hot water heaters are a necessary part of our everyday lives, whether you rent of buy them. They turn showers into moments of warm comfort, help us get dinner on the table faster, and just generally improve our lives. But many people don’t think about their hot water heater until it’s completely broken. But there are ways to check on your tank without waiting until the last possible second. Here are just three ways to know if it’s time for a new hot water heater. Read more

modern bathroom after home upgrade

The housing market is really competitive and no matter where you live, adding something a little extra can cut your sale times and increase the price. Some things are small, like painting, and can be done without too much hassle or money. Read more

beautiful kitchen home after a remodeling project

Before selling our homes, we often like to take a look at what we’re working with in terms of the house as is, and in doing so we need to ask ourselves important questions. Read more

 

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