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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Featured Reviews — “They are the best!”

May 23rd, 2014 · No Comments · by

At Drainworks, we take pride in our expert staff, our friendly service, and on being the best plumbing company in the Greater Toronto Area. And although we’re not shy about advertising all that, you don’t have to take our word for it. We’re the company with the most reviews on HomeStars.com, a site where homeowners […]

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Spring Plumbing & Summer Water Tips at the Cottage

May 14th, 2014 · No Comments · by

The Victoria Day long weekend is just around the corner. As your plumbers in Toronto, we know that means for many of you lucky folks in the Greater Toronto Area: it’s time to flock out of the city to open up the family cottage in Muskoka, the Kawarthas, or wherever else you might have your […]

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Featured Reviews — “Thorough and Polite”

May 9th, 2014 · No Comments · by

With our commitment to exceptional, friendly and knowledgeable service, we take great pride in hearing from our satisfied customers. That’s why we love when they leave reviews for us on HomeStars.com. DrainWorks is the most-reviewed company on the entire site, and we currently sit at a 9.5 out of 10 rating. Every so often, we […]

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The Advantages of Hiring a Licensed, Salaried Plumber

May 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · by

Like many other trades, ensuring that your plumber is properly licensed is the best way to make sure they know exactly what they’re doing. While there are definitely some do-it-yourself preventative maintenance measures you can take, unfortunately, a large amount of the work in our industry is in response to some sort of drastic problem. […]

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Basement Waterproofing – Toronto Customer Reviews

April 25th, 2014 · 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. Outside Basement Wall Waterproofing One foundation wall in our 120 year old home has always leaked a bit during heavy […]

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DIY or Call the Experts?

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments · by

In the past we have shared with you several blog posts that discuss DIY tips. These are intended to help you keep up with the plumbing maintenance in your home and hopefully avoid any major disasters. However, DIY plumbing can cover only so much and it’s important to know when to call in the experts. […]

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