Entries Tagged as 'Home Plumbing Tips'

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

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

End of Summer Plumbing Tips for Toronto Homeowners

September 20th, 2013 · No Comments · by

Tomorrow is the last day of summer, and with it comes the time for seasonal chores! (Sorry to remind you..) We put together a quick list of some Toronto plumbing-related tips you might want to look into now that summer is over and fall has begun. End of Summer Plumbing Tips Get your sewer lines […]

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Tags: Conserving Water at Home · Drains · Home Plumbing Tips · Sewer Pipes · Tree Roots in Drains Toronto

Eco-Friendly Plumbing Tips for at Home

August 15th, 2013 · No Comments · by

Saving on water (and energy) is important, and is something we’re passionate about promoting. Oftentimes just updating some of your equipment around the home can save you a trip from plumbers in Toronto, or fixing a problem can result in saving a lot of water and energy – which is good for us and the […]

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Tags: Conserving Water at Home · Faucets · Home Plumbing Tips · In the Community · Showers · Toilets

7 Basic Plumbing Know-How’s for Any Homeowner

July 19th, 2013 · No Comments · by

Do you own a home? If yes, we highly recommend you be comfortable with all the following points. They are the basics of your home plumbing that could really save you in a sticky situation — and perhaps avoid a visit from a Toronto plumber before it’s neccesary: Make sure you know how to turn […]

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Tags: Customer Service · Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing · Toronto Plumbers

Home Plumbing Tips for a Worry-Free Summer

July 4th, 2013 · No Comments · by

Summer is the time to enjoy yourself and spend time outside with friends and family – not the time to be worrying about a home plumbing problem. Here are some simple tips that could avoid you a call to your local plumber. Yet, even with proper precautions, problems do unfortunately happen. If you find yourself in […]

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Tags: Conserving Water at Home · Drains · Home Plumbing Tips · Toronto Plumbers · Tree Roots in Drains Toronto

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