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How a Plumber Can Fix Your Problems

Posted on 20 July 2021
If you've noticed plumbing issues coming up at your house, you might be tempted to try to resolve the problems yourself. After all, fixing the problem yourself rather than calling in a plumber can save you a lot of money if you know what you're doing. The trouble is, most homeowners don't know what they're doing, so by attempting to repair plumbing problems themselves they might only make matters worse. A professional plumber is capable of taking on just about any plumbing...
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Current Trends in the World of Plumbing

Posted on 8 March 2021
Technology weighs heavily in this year's top plumbing industry trends, from growing demand for smart homes to pipes that tell on themselves when they spring a leak. Consumers increasingly ask the plumbing industry for green living products, ways to reduce water usage and recycle water, and for touchless plumbing fixtures. Here's a quick overview of some current trends in the field you should be aware of before taking on any plumbing work. Smart fixtures: As younger generation...
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Common Plumbing Problems, Part II

Posted on 1 March 2021
This week, part two in our series of the most common plumbing issues you run into as a homeowner: Clogs / partial clogs: Another major source of frustration among homeowners are clogged pipes. Clogged toilets are pretty straightforward. The worst clogs may call for a pipe snake or professional, but otherwise, it's plunge away. Clogged sinks and drains can be a whole different story. When these get really bad, it can be tempting to reach for drain cleaners. Please, avoid pouring thes...
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Common Plumbing Problems, Part I

Posted on 22 February 2021
In this two-part series, we'll highlight the most common plumbing issues you run into as a homeowner. Plumbing problems can be an annoying bane to homeownership. You might be tempted to try to resolve the problems yourself. After all, fixing the problem yourself rather than calling in a plumber can save you a lot of money IF you know what you're doing. Unfortunately, most homeowners don't know what they're doing, and might only make matters worse. A professional plumber is...
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Sewer Backup Causes

Posted on 8 February 2021
Backed up sewers can cause thousands of dollars in damage to floors, electrical systems, walls, furniture and other belongings. Today we'll cover causes of sewer backups, what you as a homeowner are responsible for maintaining and steps you can take to protect your home against sewer problems. One sign of problems might be when you notice foul smells coming from your drains. In most areas you, the homeowner, are responsible for the maintenance and repair of the pipe from your house to...
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Top Problems a Plumber Can Fix

Posted on 25 January 2021
Plumbing issues come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, from minor, such as a dripping faucet or running toilet, to a sewer system backup or a major pipe leak capable of causing severe structural damage to property, as well as destroying the contents of a home or business or no hot water troubles. Today we'll focus on the most common issues that need some sort of plumbing work. Prevention is better than cure, of course, and you can minimize problems from occurring, or getting much wors...
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What You Need to Know About Frozen Pipes in an Emergency

Posted on 18 January 2021
Frozen pipes aren't something any homeowner wants to discover in the dead of winter. But, if you turn on the tap during subzero weather and nothing happens or you get a slow, sad trickle, that's probably what you're dealing with. You need to know how to act quickly before this inconvenience becomes a costly problem. Most homeowners assume that if they simply wait and do nothing, the problem will eventually resolve itself. This is often not the case. Frozen pipes are a ticking ...
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4 Ways Water Conditioners Improve Your Everyday Life

Posted on 11 January 2021
If you've lived with hard water everyday for most of your life, you probably don't notice it anymore. It's not until someone else drinks from your tap and makes a face at the metallic taste that you remember you live in an area with an excess of magnesium or calcium in the water. Even if it doesn't bother you, hard water is still important to correct. Unchecked, it'll take a toll on your plumbing, your home and your quality of lifeall without you realizing it. Thankful...
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COVID-19 Update

Posted on 4 January 2021
At PipeMasters & Oakridge Plumbing, our priority is to keep our customers, staff and their families safe. With another lockdown underway in Southern Ontario, we've taken additional steps to safely continue serving you. We continue to be available for critical plumbing services and repairs during these difficult times. Our commercial team is on standby to minimize any disruption in your operations. For more information on our services, please visit our website www.pipemasters.ca. A...
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Happy Holidays From The Team At PipeMasters

Posted on 21 December 2020
Happy Holidays From The Team At PipeMasters
Winter is comingand it's been a difficult time for us all this year. Season's Greetings from the entire team at PipeMasters & Oakridge Plumbing Ontario Limited. We sincerely wish you a happy and safe holiday season, and all the best for 2021! If you need any assistance, we're here to help during the holidays including 24/7 emergency services: info@pipemasters.ca or (289) 404-9063. PipeMasters is part of Oakridge Plumbing Ontario Ltd. All Rights Reserved. ...
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