What causes kitchen clogs and how do I unclog it?

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments · by

As plumbing and drain guys, we meet a lot of people and answer a lot of water and plumbing related questions. Here are some answers and tips you might find valuable We just moved into a home with a very slow kitchen drain. What causes kitchen clogs and how do I unclog it? Fats or […]

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Can you recommend ways that I might conserve water?

April 14th, 2009 · No Comments · by

As your Toronto plumbing and drain guys, we meet a lot of people and answer a lot of water and plumbing related questions. Here are some answers and tips you might find valuable Hey Terry, can you recommend ways that I might conserve water? Conserving water is really about being aware of how you currently […]

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DrainWorks: Proud to be awarded “Best of ’08”

February 27th, 2009 · No Comments · by

Hi folks. Just a quick note with a tiny bit of bragging this time. I was recently informed that DrainWorks Plumbing and Drains was chosen as the winner of “Best Trades Company of 2008″, as awarded by Homestars.com. For those of you who don’t yet know Homestars, it’s a website where consumers get to post […]

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Why cutting corners is way too expensive.

February 17th, 2009 · No Comments · by

Some things are recession-proof (or at least they should be). Longtime readers of my blog will know a few defining facts about me and the way I operate: I never make a promise I won’t keep; I never lie to anyone; I leave a very small footprint (in other words, I put things back as […]

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Good times, bad times? What about your time?

February 17th, 2009 · No Comments · by

OK, I’m going to wade into deep water for a minute. I realize that most of us receive way too much advice in our life as it is. I’m pretty sure that prospect of gaining valuable insight from plumbers in Toronto probably doesn’t ring your bell loudly either. That’s OK, but if you will let […]

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A note to Brian at Homestars

December 17th, 2008 · No Comments · by

Brian from Homestars was recently kind enough to point out the fact that Drainworks has an active blog. Thanks for the mention! Actually, we have had an active blog for well over a year now. Not to give away trade secrets or anything, but we feel the blog is an essential tool for us, in […]

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Ratings, reviews and other curiosities

December 13th, 2008 · No Comments · by

If you know us, read our blog, or occasionally visit our site, you’ll know I’m a stickler for accountability. I hate liars and I hate being lied to. Don’t we all? One of the ways we get the word out on what kind of company we are is to encourage every customer we service to […]

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Kitchen clogs: how to avoid them and how to unclog them

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments · by

Here’s another tip from your plumbers in Toronto  for keeping your drains flowing smoothly. Fats or greases poured or washed down a drain often cause kitchen clogs. Fatty deposits cool and solidify along the walls of your pipes. Over time, these deposits trap other debris and before long, your pipe is clogged shut. The best […]

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Winterizing Your Home Plumbing System

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments · by

Most of us reside in our homes throughout the year, but some folks are fortunate enough to head south to escape the cold. In the old days, people used to turn down the thermostat, let a tap trickle and that was it. They were gone. Of course, today we know that’s not enough. The insure […]

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I sleep well at night

September 5th, 2008 · No Comments · by

Here, yet again, is another post form the Plumber who seems to spend way too much of his time fighting snakes instead of using them. My play on words are a bit tongue in cheek of course, but the reality isn’t a joke. Our business, like most businesses suffers greatly at times as a result […]

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