Entries Tagged as 'Drains'

We Fix it Right the First Time When the Other Guys Can’t

March 20th, 2012 · No Comments · by

We moved into our 1920s-era semi-detached house about five years ago and have had fairly regular back-up issues, usually after heavy rainfalls. The worst was after a summer storm a couple of years back and we had six inches of water in our (thankfully unfinished) basement. Being new homeowners (and not knowing any better) we […]

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Tags: Drains · Featured Reviews · Sewer Pipes · Why DrainWorks?

A 100-Year Old House and a Loyal Customer

March 14th, 2012 · No Comments · by

“Honesty, integrity, reliability, professionalism, genuine customer service, consumer education – these are the reasons that I keep using DrainWorks for jobs large and small – from $6-$8000 excavation in 2006-2007 to plumbing job under my bathroom sink in 2011. If DrainWorks makes an appointment, they arrive on time or call if they have been delayed. […]

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Tags: Basement Waterproofing · Drains · Loyal Customers

Making a Rough Situation Smooth from Start to Finish

March 7th, 2012 · No Comments · by

Here’s a testimonial regarding our Toronto plumbing services, pulled from a popular website. You can see in this review exactly how we operate and the kind of service that we provide our valued customers in Toronto. “I became aware of roots in my laundry room floor drain. I have a tree on that side of […]

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Tags: Drains · Featured Reviews · Sewer Pipes · Tree Roots in Drains Toronto · Why DrainWorks?

“A Backup That No Store-Bought Chemical Could Even Begin to Fix”

February 14th, 2012 · No Comments · by

Another review of your most trusted Toronto plumber, this one from HomeStars: “The Drainworks team was here today to dig up approx 4-5′ of my basement floor in order to replace an old ceramic pipe where roots had managed to push at the connection between it and the PVC piping. As as result, and over […]

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Tags: Drains · Featured Reviews · Tree Roots in Drains Toronto · Why DrainWorks?

Shoo fly, don’t bother me!

December 8th, 2011 · No Comments · by

While that well-loved song we sung as kids is almost 150 years old, the flies of the song title certainly aren’t child’s play when getting into the drain line of your home. For those of you fortunate enough to have never had drain flies in your home, they’re typically around 1/16” in length, and can […]

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Water Safety Concerns: Ask us for Water Service Upgrade Quote

May 5th, 2011 · No Comments · by

Spring has sprung! So has the need for some of us to use more water; whether it’s for a swimming pool, a sprinkler, or the water slide on the front yard for the kids, the warmer weather can bring about the need for more of that good, old H2O. In saying that, and as the […]

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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

Holiday season can mean unnecessary drain backups – Part 2

October 8th, 2010 · No Comments · by

Having holidays means having a feast with friends and family; which means you’re certainly putting more strain on your drains. To avoid a trip from your Toronto Drain Cleaning specialists (much as we’d like to stop by :)), try to be diligent with the following things: – When cleaning/scraping off your plate(s) before rinsing them […]

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Drain backups during the holidays – Part 1

October 1st, 2010 · No Comments · by

Hello to all; I hope everyone is keeping well. The summer, as usual, has absolutely whizzed by us, leaving memories of cottages, camping, vacations, lounging poolside and everything else that it encompasses in the proverbial rear view mirror. In fact, September, which marks back to school and a more consistent schedule for most of us, […]

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High volumes of rain can cause a main line sewer to backup!

September 1st, 2010 · No Comments · by

If you’ve spent your Spring and Summer here in the G.T.A, you know we’ve had some absolutely torrential downpours at times over these past months. In fact, a lot of our customers have been experiencing a significant amount of sewer backups in part due to this precipitation. The worst thing about this is that, even […]

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