City of Toronto: Still spending millions to jeopardize our health

December 11th, 2007 · No Comments · by

The longer I’m in business, the more frustrated and annoyed I get with government. No actually, the angrier I get. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not a radical. I just have this naive notion that government should support (not impede) responsible local business nor conduct itself in a manner that is wasteful, irresponsible or not […]

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Tags: Drains

The Plumber and the Snake: my quest for truth, justice and better plumbing

August 29th, 2007 · No Comments · by

My name is Terry and I own a plumbing company. I’m writing a blog because I have something to say about the way people conduct business and in particular, the way the plumbing business works. Don’t worry; I won’t bore you with overly technical plumbing tales. I will certainly share some interesting plumbing and drain […]

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Tags: Plumbing · Why DrainWorks?

Hire a plumber, not a snake.

August 29th, 2007 · No Comments · by

Here’s something that sets us apart from other plumbers in Toronto. In my company, we don’t give work quotes over the phone. Sometimes that annoys the people who call us, but there’s a good reason for it: It’s impossible to accurately quote work until you see the problem for yourself. You can try, but you’re […]

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Tags: Plumbing

SickKids

August 11th, 2007 · No Comments · by

DrainWorks will Donate $10 from every underground drain repair the the SickKids Foundation. SickKids foundation contributes millions of dollars each year into pediatric research and more. We are proud to assist in any way we can. To find out more or donate, please visit; http://sickkidsfoundation.com/?gclid=CLCB7Z27ho8CFRemIgoddEHIuA

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Something smells funny.

July 25th, 2007 · No Comments · by

One of the most common complaints we get is when people call about a foul smell coming from one or more toilets in the house. There can be many causes for this smell. A damaged wax seal ring under the toilet can allow sewer gas to seep out into your bathroom. If your toilet moves, […]

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Tags: Drains · Plumbing

Who gives a plumber an award?

July 25th, 2007 · No Comments · by

My company has been graciously awarded for our plumbing service expertise several times. Specifically, we have dominated the drain service award category in the greater Toronto area for years. Still, the question comes up: “who gives a plumber an award?” Well, consumers do, but I suspect the real question is “who in the world cares […]

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Tags: Drains · Why DrainWorks?

Easter Seals

July 1st, 2007 · No Comments · by

I’d like to thank everyone who came out, called in or participated in the Easter Seals Telethon. It was successful but there is always a little room for a little more. Hopefully each year will be better than the year previous. Please visit and give what you can to this noble cause!

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