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Most people realize the importance of getting a Toronto plumbing inspection before they buy a home. The condition of the plumbing system can seriously impact the value of the property, and nobody wants to buy a home that is going to require costly repairs.

In the situation of a homebuyer in Toronto, the need is obvious, but for some reason, people fail to grasp the importance of regular plumbing inspections for the home they currently live in. Inspections are an important part of maintaining the plumbing system. Many of the most common problems with a home’s plumbing system will start out small and be almost unnoticeable. As time goes by, the problem gets worse, and eventually it is a major problem. 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

When people think of plumbing services, they often think of the basics. They think of leaky pipes, of bathroom renovations, and of sinks. In fact, most people think that plumbers deal only with pipes that move water and sewage, not gas or other dangerous materials, and as a result are unsure of what a plumber can do for them. Plumbers are useful skilled tradesmen who can do much more than stop a leaky pipe, they can also install certain appliances. Read more

winter home in toronto

With winter right around the corner, it’s important for Toronto homeowners to prepare their entire homes for the colder temperatures. This includes things like getting the garden ready, cleaning out the gutter, and, yes, getting your plumbing system ready for freezing temperatures. Since water can freeze inside of pipes and then expand, winter can be particularly hard on your plumbing system. So here are some winter plumbing preparation tips that can keep your system working at its absolute best right up to spring, and probably even beyond.  Read more

tankless water heater on the outside of a home

Tankless water heaters seemed like they’d be a society-changing upgrade to the traditional tank. By getting rid of the tank, and thus the need to keep a large amount of water heated and at the ready, seemed to be a great idea. But even after years of existence, tankless water heaters haven’t exactly caught on the way that many people expected. Read more

Hot water is a modern convenience that we often take for granted. Running the tap to get hot water for cooking, those wonderful hot showers, and more are all dependent on our hot water tank. 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

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

man in toronto that is fixing his bathroom sink

Most people think winter is the hardest season on our plumbing system, but the spring can actually be worse. Besides the fluctuating temperatures, frequently dipping below the freezing point, the spring thaw causes a lot of water to start flowing all over the place. The key to keeping your home dry and safe during the winter is doing some routine spring maintenance as springtime approaches. Read more

plumbing contractor answering telephone

Toronto plumbers are busy people. With our unique climate and location, water problems can happen in an instant. That’s why you need to have a quality and professionally trained plumber in your possession, so you can call them and get any problem sorted out quickly and effectively. Here’s just three common calls our Toronto plumbers get, and how you can avoid making these calls. Read more