Chemical Drain Cleaners: bad for drains and your health

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments · by

This tip isn’t so much about preventative maintenance, but can result in the need for a Toronto plumber rather quickly. A lot of people make the mistake of using very harsh chemical drain cleaners to try to clear pesky drain issues. In doing this, over time, the drain line can get corroded and cause a […]

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Sewer Gas Smell Issues

June 21st, 2010 · No Comments · by

Sewer gas issues typically stem from floor drain traps that have dried up and give off fumes. The simplest solution for this is to get a bucket of water and steadily pour it down the drain to keep the trap seal full. Try to check the water level every few weeks or so, and if […]

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High Water Bill? You might have an undetected water leak

June 7th, 2010 · No Comments · by

I can’t tell you how many times our plumbers in Toronto get calls from people with astronomical water bills. One of the simplest and quickest ways to ensure everything is as it should be is through a visual inspection. When no water is being used take a look at the metre reading (make sure to […]

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Keep Washing Machines Plumbing in Good Order

May 25th, 2010 · No Comments · by

It’s safe to say we all use our washing machines on a weekly basis, yet we tend to take them for granted from a plumbing standpoint. As the plumbers Toronto trusts, we’d like to remind you that from time to time, it’s important to take a look at your washing machine hoses to make sure […]

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What is it that matters to you?

May 15th, 2010 · No Comments · by

In this day and age, here in Canada, we need fresh, hardworking leaders to help guide us out of this economic crisis that is being felt, the world over. Don’t misunderstand; leadership needs to come from Parliament as well as from average citizens across the country.

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Just another reason to experience the DrainWorks difference

May 10th, 2010 · No Comments · by

By now, you’ve probably heard our jingle on radio stations around the G.T.A, proclaiming “we will clear it, or you don’t pay!™” or seen the advertisement on our website or elsewhere and you may be wondering, just what that means. Allow me to clarify.: If your main sewer/sanitary line is backed up, meaning a floor […]

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Providing a fair playing field for the Consumer

April 1st, 2010 · No Comments · by

In this day and age, anyone can design a wonderfully slick, impressive website, trumpeting the praises of their company and the myriad services they offer. Is this a good thing? Well yes, certainly in some cases it is, but what about for the dishonest businessman? What about those companies that are willing to forego any […]

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A “win-win” for the environment and your pocketbook

March 29th, 2010 · No Comments · by

The term “win-win” gets bandied about by so many people in so may different ways; can you think of very many instances where the term is truly applicable? As the plumbers Toronto relies on, we wanted to share one way in which, you the consumer truly do win on both accounts. The City of Toronto […]

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Preventing and thawing frozen water pipes

January 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · by

Living in the Toronto climate we do, the cold weather is certainly a reality that we all must deal with and with the wintry weather comes the possibility of having to contend with frozen pipes in your home. There are several things that can be done to minimize the prospect of having to experience this […]

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DrainWorks: Best in the City (but don’t take our word for it).

July 16th, 2009 · No Comments · by

We were pleasantly surprised and thrilled to learn that we had been selected as the Plumber of choice in the 2009 Toronto Life’s Best of the City issue for 2009  (page 52 of the print edition) At the time we found out, we didn’t have a copy of the magazine (we now have several). We […]

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