Entries Tagged as 'Home Plumbing Tips'

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

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

World Plumbing Day 2014

March 14th, 2014 · No Comments · by

March 11th was World Plumbing Day, it marks a day to celebrate the vital role plumbers play in keeping us healthy and safe in today’s modern society.  Can you imagine how drastically different our lives would be without indoor plumbing? You don’t have to look very far, countries like India and Haiti suffer from poor […]

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How does hard water affect your home?

February 21st, 2014 · No Comments · by

Hard water contains excessive amounts of the minerals calcium and magnesium. It is estimated that 85 percent of households in Canada and the United States use hard water.  Hard water leaves mineral deposits inside plumbing pipes, and may eventually reduce the water flow significantly. The mineral deposits can also shorten the lifespan of household water-using […]

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

8 Ways to Conserve Water at Home

January 24th, 2014 · No Comments · by

Did you know that the majority of your water usage occurs in the bathroom? In Toronto, plumbing can add up to a lot. It’s not surprising when you think about all the activities that take place in your bathroom: using the sink, bath, shower and flushing the toilet. In fact, the toilet alone can account […]

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

Avoid a Holiday Plumbing Problem With These Tips for Your Guests

December 20th, 2013 · No Comments · by

Added guests can mean added stress in your home. If you’re having guests over for the holidays, here are a few tips you can follow that may help you avoid plumbing issues. Bathroom Plumbing Having guests visiting for the holidays leads to increases in toilet use, so be sure to tell your guests not to […]

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Tags: Drains · Emergency Response · Home Plumbing Tips

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

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