Entries Tagged as 'Plumbing'

A Plumbing Inspection Now Can Save a Lot of Headaches Later

June 20th, 2014 · No Comments · by

A plumbing inspection is one of those things where a little diligence now can save you a lot of problems later. This is particularly true with older homes. Old houses often have character to them, but sometimes come with their fair share of unwelcome surprises, as well. That can be in the form of electrical […]

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Tags: Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing · Why DrainWorks?

Featured Reviews — “They are the best!”

May 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · by

At Drainworks, we take pride in our expert staff, our friendly service, and on being the best plumbing company in the Greater Toronto Area. And although we’re not shy about advertising all that, you don’t have to take our word for it. We’re the company with the most reviews on HomeStars.com, a site where homeowners […]

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Tags: Drains · Featured Reviews · Plumbing · Toronto Plumbers · Tree Roots in Drains Toronto

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

Featured Reviews — “Thorough and Polite”

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments · by

With our commitment to exceptional, friendly and knowledgeable service, we take great pride in hearing from our satisfied customers. That’s why we love when they leave reviews for us on HomeStars.com. DrainWorks is the most-reviewed company on the entire site, and we currently sit at a 9.5 out of 10 rating. Every so often, we […]

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Tags: Customer Service · Featured Reviews · Plumbing · Sewer Pipes

The Advantages of Hiring a Licensed, Salaried Plumber

May 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · by

Like many other trades, ensuring that your plumber is properly licensed is the best way to make sure they know exactly what they’re doing. While there are definitely some do-it-yourself preventative maintenance measures you can take, unfortunately, a large amount of the work in our industry is in response to some sort of drastic problem. […]

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Tags: Customer Service · Plumbing · Why DrainWorks?

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

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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Tags: Home Plumbing Tips · Plumbing

Presenting: Our 2 Featured Services

February 28th, 2014 · No Comments · by

We would like to explain a little more about two featured services of ours which are relatively new. They are torpedoing and backwater valve installation (as part of the City of Toronto Basement Flooding Protection Subsidy Program). What is torpedoing? Torpedoing consists of sending a long snake-like device horizontally through the ground to replace drains. The […]

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Tags: Basement Waterproofing · Drains · General Interest · In the Community · Plumbing · Preventative Maintenance · Toronto Plumbers · Torpedoing

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

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