Entries Tagged as 'Frozen Pipes'

Clogs, Leaks and Snakes: How DrainWorks Plumbers Help

August 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · by

For over 20 years, DrainWorks has been the Toronto plumbing company that the city turns to for all their issues, big and small: from clogged drains and leaks to major plumbing repairs. That’s why, every so often, we like to share some of the real feedback we get from our customers on the ground. Because […]

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Tags: Drains · Featured Reviews · Frozen Pipes · Home Plumbing Tips · plumber toronto · plumbers toronto

Winter Plumbing Problems and What You Can Do About Them

November 25th, 2014 · No Comments · by

Over the last 19 years that we’ve provided expert service to Toronto for their plumbing and drain needs we’ve encountered our fair share of winter plumbing woes caused by cold weather. A few weeks ago we described the issue of freezing pipes brought on by the polar vortex’s approach to Toronto, but these aren’t the only plumbing […]

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Tags: Emergency Response · Faucets · Frozen Pipes · General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing · Preventative Maintenance · Showers · Toronto Plumbers

Don’t Let the Polar Vortex Freeze Your Pipes This Winter!

November 12th, 2014 · No Comments · by

Last winter was a cold one in the Greater Toronto Area, and according to meteorologists, the upcoming winter months could be just as bad. With a polar vortex predicted to once again sweep across vast parts of North America, Toronto could be in for another year of below-average temperatures. That frigid weather can wreak havoc […]

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Tags: Frozen Pipes · General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Preventative Maintenance

Spring Plumbing & Summer Water Tips at the Cottage

May 14th, 2014 · No Comments · by

The Victoria Day long weekend is just around the corner. As your plumbers in Toronto, we know that means for many of you lucky folks in the Greater Toronto Area: it’s time to flock out of the city to open up the family cottage in Muskoka, the Kawarthas, or wherever else you might have your […]

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Tags: Conserving Water at Home · Frozen Pipes · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing

Featured Reviews: “Frozen Pipes and Flooded Basements – Punctuality Matters”

January 10th, 2014 · No Comments · by

We at DrainWorks are a “customer-first” company and we stake our name on being the plumbers Toronto trusts. So naturally, reviews mean the world to us. Here are a couple of our most recent customer reviews that we would like to share with you from HomeStars.com. Basement Flood The plumber was very professional and laid […]

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Tags: Customer Service · Emergency Response · Featured Reviews · Frozen Pipes · Loyal Customers · Toronto Plumbers · Uncategorized · Why DrainWorks?

Thawing a Frozen Pipe – When Should You Call a Plumber?

December 6th, 2013 · No Comments · by

Pipes usually freeze over when there’s a strong cold spell or when temperatures drop suddenly.  If there’s any water in your pipes and there’s a sudden drop in temperature, the water inside the pipe will expand and exert a lot of pressure (over 2,000 pounds per square inch!). It’s a harsh reality of plumbing in […]

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Tags: Frozen Pipes · Home Plumbing Tips

Winter is Coming! Tips to Avoid Frozen Pipes

October 4th, 2013 · No Comments · by

If you are a fan of HBO’s Game of Thrones, you are familiar with the phrase above. Winter is just around the corner, are you ready? Even if you’re still longing for those warm summer days, make sure that your house and pipes are ready for this chilly season. Here are some maintenance tips to […]

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Tags: Frozen Pipes · Preventative Maintenance

Preventing and thawing frozen water pipes

January 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · by

Living in the Toronto climate we do, the cold weather is certainly a reality that we all must deal with and with the wintry weather comes the possibility of having to contend with frozen pipes in your home. There are several things that can be done to minimize the prospect of having to experience this […]

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Tags: Drains · Frozen Pipes · Toronto Plumbers