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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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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Featured Reviews: “Your Toronto Drain Specialists!”

November 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · by

We at DrainWorks are a “customer-first” company. So naturally, reviews mean the world to us. Here are a couple of our most recent customer reviews that we would like to share with you from HomeStars.com. New Floor Drain and Piping For several months toilets were not functioning properly and water levels rising. The Drainworks crew […]

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Featured Reviews: “Time to Replace the Old Drains”

November 8th, 2013 · No Comments · by

We at DrainWorks are a “customer-first” company. So naturally, reviews mean the world to us. Here are a couple of our most recent customer reviews of our Toronto plumbers that we would like to share with you from HomeStars.com. Drain Cleaning Old Toronto houses and aging infrastructure… We bought an 100+ year old house and […]

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Make sure you hire a certified plumber for your next job!

November 1st, 2013 · No Comments · by

A recent survey from the UK revealed that a quarter of homeowners have had a botched plumbing job performed due to hiring unskilled and unqualified contractors. The UK has a national database where certified plumbers can register and make themselves easy to find for potential customers. Because we do not have such a tool in […]

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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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Boo…Pumpkin Pulp Makes for Plumbing Nightmares!

October 18th, 2013 · No Comments · by

Fall is the time for pumpkins! Cooking and baking with pumpkins or carving jack-o’-lanterns. It’s not uncommon for plumbers like us to get a higher number of calls during this season. Pumpkin pulp (guts and seeds) will often find its way to the kitchen sink. Most folks think that because the pulp is soft and mushy […]

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Featured Reviews: “Water Water Everywhere!”

October 11th, 2013 · No Comments · by

We at DrainWorks are a “customer-first” company. So naturally, reviews mean the world to us. Here are a couple of our most recent customer reviews, which go beyond our ordinary drain cleaning services, that we would like to share with you from HomeStars.com. Upgrading Water Service I chose this company to perform the upgrading of […]

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Winter is Coming! Tips to Avoid Frozen Pipes

October 4th, 2013 · No Comments · by

If you are a fan of HBO’s Game of Thrones, you are familiar with the phrase above. Winter is just around the corner, are you ready? Even if you’re still longing for those warm summer days, make sure that your house and pipes are ready for this chilly season. Here are some maintenance tips to […]

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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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