The Common Things You Should Never Put Down Your Drain

July 28th, 2014 · No Comments · by

As your professional Toronto plumbers, we at DrainWorks are often called upon to deal with tough clogs and backups in sinks, tubs and toilets… but also ones that are occurring further down in the plumbing. When homeowners can’t clear a clog, that’s when they call us in — and it’s fair to say that in […]

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8 Questions To Ask When Hiring a Plumber

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · by

Hiring a plumber is one of those household decisions that you really don’t want to get wrong. Making the wrong choice in who you hire can cost you both time and money. It’s a competitive industry for homeowners hard-earned dollars. For plumbers Toronto is a particularly competitive market for your hard-earned dollars. We understand how […]

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How to clear clogged drains in your bathroom

July 15th, 2014 · No Comments · by

A great deal of the water we use in our day-to-day lives is consumed in our washrooms. Toilets account for around 25% of total water use in a home, while showerheads are responsible for around 15% of the water use in a typical home. Add that to water used in the bathroom sink, or drawing […]

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Featured Reviews: “Professionals Who Care About Their Customers”

July 7th, 2014 · No Comments · by

At DrainWorks, we take pride in our status as the best plumbing company in Toronto, driven by our exceptional customer satisfaction rate and commitment to timely, quality service. This is reflected by our great reputation within the industry and the thousands of excellent reviews our clients have left for us online. We’ve highlighted just a […]

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How Much Water Can New Appliances & Fixtures Save?

June 30th, 2014 · No Comments · by

It seems that everyone is looking to save some water around the house these days. There are two main reasons why this is the case. First, increased awareness in recent decades means that people are more conscious of their personal water use from an environmental perspective. The second factor is a little more personal – […]

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Know the Signs of Basement Water Damage

June 25th, 2014 · No Comments · by

Homeowners in Toronto are all too familiar with water damage in their basements, as it’s a very common problem in homes throughout the Greater Toronto Area. In recent summers, the city’s been hit with a number of storms that caused serious problems. Remember last year’s flash flooding on July 8th? That storm caused nearly $1 […]

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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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Video: Is this the best plumbing invention since the plunger?

June 13th, 2014 · No Comments · by

Nobody likes dealing with a clogged toilet, as using a plunger can often be an unpleasant task. As the old infomercial tagline goes, “There’s got to be a better way!” Well, maybe there is. This video from South Korea is of a product called either the Pongtu or Pung-too (media reports vary.) Whatever it’s called, […]

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Featured Reviews — “I knew I was in good hands.”

June 4th, 2014 · No Comments · by

If you’re familiar with our company, you know that we take great pride in our reputation for doing the highest quality work, arriving on time, and leaving your place without a trace. Here are a couple of recent reviews of DrainWorks from the site HomeStars.com which highlight that fact.   We appreciate hearing from our […]

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7 Water Conservation Tips for Your Home This Summer

May 29th, 2014 · No Comments · by

After a long, harsh winter, summer is finally here to stay. Hooray! While that means sweet relief from the cold, summer has its own set of issues that relate to the plumbing and water use in your home. The main one is that overall water usage tends to increase during the summer months. The reasons […]

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