Entries Tagged as 'General Interest'

Plumbers in Toronto: How to Choose the Right Company

February 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · by

Being Canada’s largest city, there are  hundreds, and perhaps thousands of options out there in the GTA when something goes wrong with your plumbing. When hiring a plumber, Toronto can feel daunting just due to the sheer amount of choices, especially if you’re faced with a severe plumbing situation. To take some of the trouble […]

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Tags: Customer Service · General Interest · Toronto Plumbers

20 Handy Plumbing Tricks & Tips for 2015

January 21st, 2015 · No Comments · by

A little maintenance over time can help extend the life of your plumbing fixtures. Many of these tips are applicable in your bathroom – where the vast majority of water is used in an average household. But some are also applicable to other parts of your plumbing system. Follow these handy tips and tricks to […]

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Tags: General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing

Featured Reviews: “Great job, great customer service.”

December 3rd, 2014 · No Comments · by

Since 1995, DrainWorks has been serving plumbing customers in the Greater Toronto Area. We like to believe that our successful business is tied to a number of principles that we’ve upheld since day one. Some of these key points include (but aren’t limited to!): Showing up when we say we will, on-time and as promised, […]

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Tags: Featured Reviews · General Interest · Plumbing · Toronto Plumbers · Tree Roots in Drains Toronto · Why DrainWorks?

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

Choosing a Plumber? Watch Out for These 6 Red Flags

October 29th, 2014 · No Comments · by

As with hiring a tradesperson for any job around your home, hiring a plumber can be intimidating for even the experienced homeowner. When it comes down to it, most people are looking for competent professionals who will get the job done correctly, at a fair price, and explain the process with no surprises. Yet within […]

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Tags: General Interest · Plumbing · Why DrainWorks?

Do I Have Tree Roots Growing in My Pipes?

October 21st, 2014 · No Comments · by

If you live in, or have walked through one of Toronto’s lovely old neighbourhoods, like East York, North Toronto or High Park, you know that the old trees that line the residential streets can provide a beautiful canopy of shade during the warmer months. Unfortunately, beneath the surface, those trees’ roots can cause major issues […]

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Tags: Camera Inspection · General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Tree Roots in Drains Toronto

9 Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid This Winter

October 14th, 2014 · No Comments · by

We are big believers that if you don’t know what you’re doing with your plumbing, you should leave it to the professional Toronto Plumbers at DrainWorks. Having said that, while not everyone can be experts on plumbing systems, everyone can arm themselves with some basic knowledge. With that information in mind, you can reduce the […]

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Tags: Emergency Response · General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing

Fall Plumbing Tips for Autumn in Toronto

September 25th, 2014 · No Comments · by

The weather is cooling off, the kids are back to school, and many folks are getting ready for the winter. Is your plumbing ready? Autumn temperatures in the Greater Toronto Area can vary widely, so the best bet in terms of preparing your plumbing and getting your water systems in good working shape for Autumn […]

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Tags: Faucets · General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing · Preventative Maintenance

7 Crucial Ways to Avoid an Emergency Plumbing Situation

September 9th, 2014 · No Comments · by

Murphy’s Law states that “anything that can go wrong will go wrong,” but maybe there should be a closely-related offshoot called the “Emergency Plumbing Law.” If there was, it would probably go something like this: “Your emergency plumbing situation will always happen at the time it’s least convenient for you.” Okay, that might be a […]

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Tags: Emergency Response · General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Preventative Maintenance