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Our Commitment To You

Posted on 3 January 2023
Our Commitment To You
It’s 2023 and we’re all ready to set new goals and break some of those old habits. At PipeMasters & Oakridge Plumbing, we reflect on the year that was and how we can continue to deliver reliable and trusted services for your home and business. We’re also committed to sharing information and changes in the industry to keep you informed about how to get the best value from plumbing services that you may need in an emergency, to renovate or to maintain your system. Here ar...
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Common Water Heater Problems

Posted on 20 December 2022
Common Water Heater Problems
The hot water heater is a critical part of your home’s plumbing system. Whether you’re taking a shower or washing dishes, your water heater is providing you with hot water on-demand. You use it multiple times each day. When it stops working, you’ll notice right away. Water heater problems can be the result of a number of things. Maybe it’s a lack of hot water—you run out just a few minutes into your shower. Or it might be inconsistency—some days, the water...
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Times Are Tough, Seniors Receive A 10% Discount 

Posted on 6 December 2022
Times Are Tough, Seniors Receive A 10% Discount 
Make the most of your budget during these tough times. Our PipeMasters team takes pride in offering seniors in our community a discount as a way to help them make ends meet. We care about our seniors that have been the builders of the society we live in. Without them, our communities would not have succeeded as they have. It is our own small way to show them how much they are respected and acknowledged by our team. We welcome all our seniors to book our services and fix all their plumbing iss...
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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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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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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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