Entries Tagged as 'General Interest'

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

6 Ways to Save Money on Plumbing & Water Costs in Toronto

September 4th, 2014 · No Comments · by

Owning a home is the largest investment that many of us will make in our lives, and the costs associated with plumbing and water usage can add up quickly – particularly when something goes wrong. Here are some ideas on how you can be proactive to reduce your water bill in the short term, and […]

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Tags: Conserving Water at Home · General Interest · Plumbing · Preventative Maintenance

Why We’re Toronto’s Favourite Plumbing Company

August 19th, 2014 · No Comments · by

We know that there are plenty of options out there when choosing a plumber in Toronto. That’s why at DrainWorks, we do things a little differently than many other plumbing companies, and we’re proud of what sets us apart from the rest. It’s always rewarding to see that our commitment to service is appreciated by […]

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Tags: Customer Service · General Interest · Toronto Plumbers · Why DrainWorks?

5 Reasons to Call in a Professional for Emergency Plumbing

August 14th, 2014 · No Comments · by

If you’re a homeowner, you know how much of a headache an emergency plumbing problem can be. While there are a variety of minor issues and maintenance that are perfectly fine to address on your own, there are some situations that call for specialized knowledge and ability that can only be obtained through years of […]

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Tags: Emergency Response · General Interest

The Common Things You Should Never Put Down Your Drain

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments · by

As your professional Toronto plumbers, we at DrainWorks are often called upon to deal with tough clogs and backups in sinks, tubs and toilets… but also ones that are occurring further down in the plumbing. When homeowners can’t clear a clog, that’s when they call us in — and it’s fair to say that in […]

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Tags: Drains · General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing · Sewer Pipes · Toilet Backup · Toilets

DIY or Call the Experts?

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments · by

In the past we have shared with you several blog posts that discuss DIY tips. These are intended to help you keep up with the plumbing maintenance in your home and hopefully avoid any major disasters. However, DIY plumbing can cover only so much and it’s important to know when to call in the experts. […]

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

Plumbing Maintenance/ Disaster Prevention Tips

April 4th, 2014 · No Comments · by

There are many actions you can take to both prevent minor plumbing annoyances and to avoid a major plumbing disaster. Plumbing is one of those things most people take for granted! Just like a car, some people only think about maintenance when they’re in the shop. You don’t want to leave plumbing up to chance! […]

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Tags: Conserving Water at Home · Drains · Emergency Response · General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing · Preventative Maintenance

Get Ready for Spring Plumbing Tips

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments · by

Even though there’s a storm up north dumping 2 feet of snow in Nova Scotia, and here in Ontario we still see plenty of snow on the ground, underneath it all there are signs that spring is on its way. So we thought we’d put together a handy spring checklist for you to follow to […]

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Tags: General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Preventative Maintenance