Be Ready For Winter Vacation

Posted on 29 November 2022
Be Ready For Winter Vacation
Winter is here, and it can wreak havoc on your plumbing. This is especially true if you are going away for a vacation and your home will be vacant during that time. As plumbers, we are particularly focused on the potential problems that could occur to your pipes and plumbing systems during the coldest months of the year. A few tips on how you can avoid an emergency plumbing situation this winter. Think warmth The simplest method of preventing your indoor pipes from freezing is to make sure...
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Why Hire A Commercial Plumber?

Posted on 22 November 2022
Why Hire A Commercial Plumber?
Today we're all facing higher costs due to renewed inflation and other factors. This makes watching the bottom line even more important, especially for commercial property owners and managers. When it comes to taking care of your plumbing needs, you have two choices. You can use a professional commercial plumber, an ordinary plumber or a handyman. There are many reasons why you should go with a professional commercial plumber over a handyman, but here we will discuss the top rea...
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Winterizing Your Home

Posted on 15 November 2022
Winterizing Your Home
Winter will soon be here, and it will provide several months of cold that could not only be a health risk if you spend any extended time outdoors, but also a risk to your property. As plumbers, we are particularly focused on the potential problems that could occur to your pipes and plumbing systems during these coldest months of the year. By being proactive with preventative maintenance, you can avoid an emergency plumbing situation this winter, including some of these common winter plumbing...
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How To Adjust Your Hot Water Temperature

Posted on 8 November 2022
How To Adjust Your Hot Water Temperature
Tap water can be dangerous. Even though your water heater is hidden away, it plays an important part in the plumbing of your home. Many people, mostly children end up visiting hospitals each year with burns caused by water heaters that are set too high. A poorly functioning water heater could result in bigger electricity bills as well as water that is either too hot or cold. It is important to conduct annual maintenance to ensure that your unit is clean (hard water build-up is damaging to yo...
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Why Commercial Plumbing Is Different

Posted on 1 November 2022
Why Commercial Plumbing Is Different
Commercial plumbing is often made to sound simple. While a commercial plumber deals with lots of clogged drains, leaking or burst waterworks, heated water tanks, and such, the reality is that commercial plumbing requires more training and expertise. Let’s look at the important factors in commercial plumbing in multi-level and unit buildings: Multiple Levels/Stories Scale of the Work Maintenance Standards Regulations and Laws Efficiency Work Hours From complete maintenance servi...
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How Can A Plumber Help You Deal With Water Damage

Posted on 25 October 2022
How Can A Plumber Help You Deal With Water Damage
You’ve just had a major flooding or other forms of water damage done to your home. Now what? The first concern should be your safety. You must immediately stop the source of the flooding, and get all furniture and other affected items out of the way. Wet materials start developing into serious problems, like mold, in as little as 24 hours. So time is of the essence. Depending on the amount and source of the flooding, to work with water damage restoration teams to thoroughly clean and sa...
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How To Eliminate Basement Odour & Sewer Smells?

Posted on 18 October 2022
How To Eliminate Basement Odour & Sewer Smells?
Do you ever have moments where you notice foul smells coming from your drains? This could be in your kitchen or bathroom, or it could be near floor drains in your basement or laundry room. You might at first think the smell is coming from your garbage, only to be surprised that it’s actually coming from the sink. There are some cases in which drains can build up a foul odour. Find out the cause and how to get rid of the smell. What causes smelly drains? Here are some of the most comm...
 

Why is My Water Taking a Long Time to Heat?

Posted on 11 October 2022
Why is My Water Taking a Long Time to Heat?
Running out of hot water during your morning shower? Waiting too long for the water to get hot when you turn on the taps? These common plumbing problems stem from one household appliance: the water heater. If your water is taking a long time to heat—or if you’re running out of hot water far too quickly—here are some of the potential causes and the fixes you can try:  Temperature settings are too low. If you’re not getting enough hot water when you turn on ...
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Tips for Winterizing Your Cottage’s Plumbing

Posted on 4 October 2022
Tips for Winterizing Your Cottage’s Plumbing
A little care this fall in winterizing your cottage will make sure your fresh summer memories can be enjoyably repeated next year. Even if you have a four seasons home or cottage, you might still benefit from some winterization task tips.  Bad things can happen when water turns to ice…causing expensive damage. There could also be issues with damage to water-based appliances and fixtures that can be challenging and difficult to repair. Here’s a quick look at what the winter...
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Toilet Tank Parts You Should Know About

Posted on 27 September 2022
Toilet Tank Parts You Should Know About
The modern toilet is a simple and efficient appliance. While there have been some important toilet innovations made within the past century or so, the basic parts have remained surprisingly the same.  At the most basic level, a toilet consists of a base or bowl that the user sits on, and the toilet tank that collects and transports water from a water source to the bowl. When it comes to understanding how it works to provide everyday convenience, here are the basic toilet tank parts you ...
 
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