Entries Tagged as 'General Interest'

5 Important Plumbing Tips for Everyone

November 29th, 2013 · No Comments · by

The more you know about how to take care of your plumbing system, the more money you can save by conserving water and minimizing repair needs. Of course, we love to serve you whenever you have a need, but we also believe in saving you money when you can. Plus, it will help your plumbing […]

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

Make sure you hire a certified plumber for your next job!

November 1st, 2013 · No Comments · by

A recent survey from the UK revealed that a quarter of homeowners have had a botched plumbing job performed due to hiring unskilled and unqualified contractors. The UK has a national database where certified plumbers can register and make themselves easy to find for potential customers. Because we do not have such a tool in […]

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Tags: General Interest · Plumbing · Toronto Plumbers · Why DrainWorks?

Fall is The Season For Clogged Shower Drains

October 25th, 2013 · No Comments · by

According to scientists in Sweden there is such a thing as seasonal hair loss. And the heaviest hair loss occurs during the Fall, from October onwards. Humans tend to shed between 50 and 100 hairs everyday and this mostly happens when you’re brushing your hair or while shampooing in the shower. So this leads us […]

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Tags: Drains · General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing · Showers

Which Plumbing Jobs Should You DIY vs. Leave To The Experts?

June 24th, 2013 · No Comments · by

These days many people turn to the internet for help on DIY projects. While that can save you some money, it may not save you time or peace of mind – and perhaps not even money in the long run! We are not discouraging you from undertaking any DIY projects, on the contrary, it’s good […]

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Tags: General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing

Tips for a Clean & Green Bathroom

June 6th, 2013 · No Comments · by

Especially in the plumbing industry, chemical products are used quite often. Here at DrainWorks, all of our Toronto plumbing staff  likes to make what efforts we can to be conscious of the environment and especially in our business – water. That’s why we wrote a previous blog post on Tips for Conserving Water at Home. […]

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Tags: Conserving Water at Home · General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Showers · Showers Faucets Sinks

7 Things You Should Never Put in the Garbage Disposal

May 3rd, 2013 · No Comments · by

It’s important to know what you should not put in your garbage disposal unit, as just knowing what these 11 things are might save you a call to a Toronto plumber one day. As much as we want your call, we don’t want you to have to call us for something that could have been easily avoided. […]

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Tags: General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing · Toronto Plumbers

Tips On How to Keep Your Sink Sparkling Clean!

October 24th, 2012 · No Comments · by

In our last post, we provided some tips on how to keep your garbage disposal clear and smelling fresh. This time we’re looking at how to keep your sink basin clean and sparkling! You have probably noticed that after a while, the sides and bottom of your sink start to become dull and blotchy with […]

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Tags: General Interest · Home Plumbing Tips · Showers Faucets Sinks

Exciting News from DrainWorks Coming Down the Pipes!

September 27th, 2011 · No Comments · by

Pun intended :). Welcome all to the latest edition of the DrainWorks blog. Time has flown by so very quickly; summer is on our proverbial rear-view mirror, and October is just around the bend. Here at DrainWorks, we’ve been hard at work behind the scenes, coming up with a lot of exciting new things, some […]

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Tags: General Interest · In the Community · Why DrainWorks?

Dreading your water bill? Here are a few tips to help you monitor your water usage.

April 8th, 2011 · No Comments · by

Little leaks can go a long way! Today’s blog post is something I’ve been meaning to discuss for quite some time; I can’t even begin to tell you how often we get calls from people who have been blindsided by an ASTRONOMICAL water bill, and are naturally, surprised and anxious to get the bill down […]

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Tags: General Interest

Prevent needless kitchen sink drain back ups with… composting

March 21st, 2011 · No Comments · by

Hello once again, hope this week’s (com)post (blog) post finds you all well. As your trusted plumbers in Toronto, this week we wanted to offer up some helpful tips for everyone to ensure we’re a little greener, and also to help avoid a few needless kitchen sink drain back ups in the process. From an […]

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Tags: Drains · General Interest · Plumbing