The Importance of Selecting the Right Drain Plumber

August 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · by

Plumbing Customer Review by Dave in Toronto “I had a backed up sewage pipe. The first company I called didn’t even lift the top off the drain – this was a supposedly reputable company with a full page ad in the yellow pages. The man said he didn’t even have to look at it, and […]

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Plumbing Terminology 101: Waste Stack

August 15th, 2012 · No Comments · by

Plumbing Terminology 101: The Waste Stack The waste stack pipe shown in the sketch refers to any other vertical drain piping in the building that does not carry soil (sewage) from a sanitary fixture (toilet). Typically waste stack piping carries drainage away from sinks, tubs, and showers. Make sure to follow our blog for our […]

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Drain Clogged with Tree Roots – Customer Review

August 8th, 2012 · No Comments · by

Plumbing Customer Review by Laura Heyes in Toronto Our basement flooded during a storm one afternoon and we needed it fixed quickly. Drainworks came on the same day. The diagnosis was that the drain was clogged with something. We appreciated that the plumber was able to tell us where (approximately) the clog was and offered […]

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Plumbing Terminology 101: the Accordion Plunger

August 1st, 2012 · No Comments · by

Plumbing Terminology 101: The Accordion Plunger There are numerous types of plungers available for you to clear your clogged drains; be it sink, toilet, tub, or otherwise. All plungers utilize the same principle. A plunger is used to create a positive or negative pressure inside the pipe to loosen the blockage/backup and enable flow to […]

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Plumbing Terminology 101: the Electric Drain Snake

July 27th, 2012 · No Comments · by

Plumbing Terminology 101: The Electric Drain Snake Drain snakes come in various shapes, sizes, and types; be it electric or otherwise. These machines are used to try to clear blocked drains, whether it’s kitchen sinks, toilets, floor drains or otherwise. For these machines, generally you would use a minimum of ⅝” diameter snake cable and […]

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Toilet Back-up: Customer Review & Owner Response

July 25th, 2012 · No Comments · by

Here is the review by Yosh Imahori, one of our Toronto plumber customers, about his recent basement toilet back-up, who gave DrainWorks Plumbing an 8 out of 10 rating on HomeStars: “The service I recieved was great! DrainWorks gave me an accurate time of arrival and provided me with the details of the work upfront. […]

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Snaking of Drain Pipe – Customer Comment & Owner Response

July 20th, 2012 · No Comments · by

Here is the review of our plumbers in Toronto that was given on HomeStars by Jake Lucic in Burlington: “Overall, very pleasant experience. This is the second time using this company after having poor experience with one of their competitors previously. Our first time was 3 years ago (2009). Friendly, courteous staff, carefully brought equipment […]

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Toronto Plumbing Emergency on Canada Day, Oh No!

July 11th, 2012 · No Comments · by

I had a bad leak under my sink, due to some bad plumbing and a drain backup / blockage, and all this happened on Canada Day when I was sure that all plumbing companies would be closed. I called Drainworks on the morning of July 2 and a plumber was at my house within 4 […]

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For All Your Plumbing and Waterproofing Needs..

July 4th, 2012 · No Comments · by

Here’s a customer review on our Toronto waterproofing services. We hope that by sharing comments from our valued clients, we can show that we are truly the Toronto plumbing company that you can trust to get the job done as it should be. Reliable service, and knowledgeable, friendly staff — that’s the BIG DrainWorks difference. […]

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The Tale of a Kitchen Sink – Seems Simple Enough, Right?

June 27th, 2012 · No Comments · by

This review came into us from a customer who made a home renovation and ran into a a pretty significant issue along the way; this is how DrainWorks came in and fixed it. The Issue: We recently replaced our countertop and with it, replaced our over-mount sink with an undermount sink. We forgot to account […]

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