Entries Tagged as 'Drains'

Kitchen clogs: how to avoid them and how to unclog them

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments · by

Here’s another tip from your plumbers in Toronto  for keeping your drains flowing smoothly. Fats or greases poured or washed down a drain often cause kitchen clogs. Fatty deposits cool and solidify along the walls of your pipes. Over time, these deposits trap other debris and before long, your pipe is clogged shut. The best […]

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Are you doing what you love? Either way, it shows!

June 24th, 2008 · No Comments · by

If you know me or read my posts, you can tell that I’m hung up on accountability. It’s an obsession really, and depending who you speak to, one I may carry too far at times. It’s one of the reasons I encourage every single customer we have to check out more than 200 unfiltered reviews […]

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You won’t believe what you can’t see…until you see it that is.

May 21st, 2008 · No Comments · by

One of the really valuable tools in our industry is a digital drain snake camera. Essentially, it’s a camera we can snake into your drainpipe so we can see what’s going on underground. Drains aren’t the most complex of systems, so when they slow down, back up or begin to smell funny, we have a […]

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City of Toronto: Still spending millions to jeopardize our health

December 11th, 2007 · No Comments · by

The longer I’m in business, the more frustrated and annoyed I get with government. No actually, the angrier I get. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not a radical. I just have this naive notion that government should support (not impede) responsible local business nor conduct itself in a manner that is wasteful, irresponsible or not […]

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Something smells funny.

July 25th, 2007 · No Comments · by

One of the most common complaints we get is when people call about a foul smell coming from one or more toilets in the house. There can be many causes for this smell. A damaged wax seal ring under the toilet can allow sewer gas to seep out into your bathroom. If your toilet moves, […]

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Who gives a plumber an award?

July 25th, 2007 · No Comments · by

My company has been graciously awarded for our plumbing service expertise several times. Specifically, we have dominated the drain service award category in the greater Toronto area for years. Still, the question comes up: “who gives a plumber an award?” Well, consumers do, but I suspect the real question is “who in the world cares […]

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Tags: Drains · Why DrainWorks?