5 Signs Your High-Rise Building Needs Plumbing Repair

November 22nd, 2021 (No Comments)

High-rise buildings tend to come with their own set of unexpected plumbing issues.  Much of this has to do with the extra burden that tall buildings, by their very nature, place on plumbing systems. This is why it’s important to recognize the key signs that a high-rise might be in need of plumbing repair.  To […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Work With a Plumbing Contractor

October 25th, 2021 (No Comments)

It is all too easy to fall into the DIY pitfall when it comes to repairing your own plumbing problems at home. With numerous DIY videos, resources, and educational materials available on the Internet, it can be tempting to try fixing it yourself. After all, it is less expensive than getting a professional plumber, isn’t […]

Common Plumbing Problems in High-Rise Buildings

September 24th, 2021 (No Comments)

Managing high-rise buildings comes with some unique plumbing problems due to the way these buildings are designed. With all apartments being closely connected, one of the disadvantages of high-rise buildings is that one clogged drain can affect the entire building. Imagine water tipping out of an upright bottle -this is similar to how apartment plumbing […]

Common Drain Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid

August 16th, 2021 (No Comments)

Clogged drains can be tough to deal with. Having a clogged or slow-moving drain is an issue for most homeowners, and it’s the one that can lead to a lot of frustration. Whether it’s a slow-running faucet or a backed-up bathtub, different maintenance problems need to be addressed differently depending on the issue. Sometimes you […]

5 Bad Shower Habits That Can Damage Your Plumbing

July 30th, 2021 (No Comments)

If you want to avoid needing to pay for costly repairs and otherwise dealing with plumbing emergencies, it’s important to take steps to keep your drains and pipes in good condition. Here are five things you might be doing in the shower that are harmful to your plumbing. 1.) Taking long, hot showersThere are numerous […]

5 Plumbing Emergencies That Require Immediate Attention

June 15th, 2021 (No Comments)

If there’s a flood in your basement or a toilet is overflowing, it’s pretty clear that you have a plumbing emergency on your hands. However, there are many other situations that require the immediate attention of a professional to prevent extensive or costly damage. Here are five cases when you should call an emergency plumber […]

Is Your Home Prepared to Handle Summer Storms?

May 28th, 2021 (No Comments)

Summer storms can hit hard and fast. They often come with little warning, and they can potentially damage your plumbing and home. If you want to ensure water doesn’t get inside your house, it’s important to be proactive and take steps to prevent leaks and flooding. Here are a few things you can do to […]

Incorrect Dishwasher Installation: What Does This Mean for Your Home?

April 9th, 2021 (No Comments)

For many homeowners, office managers and restaurateurs, a dishwasher is a crucial tool for keeping the kitchen clean without wasting too much time or energy. However, in order to benefit from the convenience of owning a dishwasher, it first needs to be properly installed. This job is best left to a licensed plumber or other […]

Why We Recommend CCTV Sewer & Drain Inspections in Older Homes

March 8th, 2021 (No Comments)

If you live in an older home and are having problems with your sewer lines, a CCTV drain inspection can help you identify the problem. Even if you’re not currently experiencing issues with your sewer lines, regular drain inspections can prevent the need for expensive repairs and help keep your home’s pipes flowing freely. What’s […]

Bathroom Remodeling Tips for First Time Homeowners in Hamilton

January 29th, 2021 (No Comments)

For many new homeowners, bathroom renovations are a must. For some, this means adding a second bathroom and for others, it means updating an already existing one. Often, new homeowners don’t know quite what to expect from this type of project. If this applies to you, here’s what you should know about renovating a bathroom. […]

5 Common Water Heater Problems and What to Do About Them

January 21st, 2021 (No Comments)

“AHHH!!!” You jump out of the shower and are soaking wet. You almost slip as you clutch onto the curtain. This isn’t how you meant to start your day, is it? A cold shower in the dead of winter in Ontario. Doesn’t sound too pleasant, does it? It’s not something you think about every day, […]

Winter Plumbing Checklist for Local Homeowners

January 13th, 2021 (No Comments)

Game of Thrones was right: “winter is coming.” But are your pipes ready for it? Winter is when most homeowners encounter a large number of plumbing issues. You can always call a good plumber when this happens, but why not do your best to prevent the issues from happening? That’s why we put together our […]

Protect Your Drinking Water from Contamination

December 10th, 2020 (No Comments)

The reversal of waterflow, referred to as backflow, may cause contaminants, usually from commercial buildings, to seep into the public water supply. This is a potential health risk to people in the community, so it’s essential that commercial and industrial sites take steps to prevent it. Rules regarding preventive measures vary based on location, so […]

Signs That Your Commercial Grease Trap Needs Maintenance or Repairs

October 30th, 2020 (No Comments)

It has been and continues to be a difficult year for businesses in Ontario as the government imposes new restrictions on bars and restaurants through October 2020 in an effort to fight rising cases of COVID-19 in the country. Public dining may have lost its appeal for many during the pandemic, but restaurant owners remain […]

Immediate Steps to Prevent Damage After a Burst Pipe

October 14th, 2020 (No Comments)

Plumbing problems can wreak havoc on your home, which is why it’s important to know how to prevent and deal with them. Burst pipes can be particularly challenging but by taking action quickly you can save your belongings and avoid seriously damaging your roof, walls, floors and ceilings. Here’s what you should know about burst […]

Common Plumbing Problems Found in Old Ontario Homes

September 1st, 2020 (No Comments)

From the Victorian buildings of Toronto, to the legacy farmhouses of Southwestern Ontario, the Heartland Province has no shortage of old homes. With their stunning architecture and old-world appeal, it’s no wonder these houses are so attractive to homebuyers. Unfortunately, older houses come with some challenges. Indeed, one of the biggest problem areas in older […]

3 Environmentally-Friendly Plumbing Upgrades

July 27th, 2020 (No Comments)

If you want your home to be more eco-friendly, odds are your plumbing could use an update. Fortunately, there are several ways you can modify your home’s plumbing to make it better for the environment. And since you’ll use less water and energy, investing in your plumbing will also save you money on your utility […]

How to Take Proper Care Of Your Garbage Disposal System

June 26th, 2020 (No Comments)

A garbage disposal system, also referred to as a garburator or food waste disposer, is a device that can be installed under your kitchen sink, between the drain and the trap. It shreds food that goes down the drain so that waste can easily pass through your plumbing system. Garburators are an alternate solution to […]

The Impact of Tree Roots on Your Property

May 29th, 2020 (No Comments)

Tree roots can cause serious structural damage to your home and plumbing. Often, root systems extend much further than the tree’s immediate surroundings, and they can grow great distances in search of water dripping from a ruptured pipe or a weakened foundation. Here’s what you need to know about how tree roots can damage your […]

Spot These Signs of Sewer Line Damage

May 27th, 2020 (No Comments)

Left unattended, sewer line problems can cause serious damage to your property and leave you with an expensive repair bill. However, this can be avoided if the problem is dealt with quickly. Here are seven signs of sewer line issues that should prompt a call to your plumber. Frequent backups. Not every backup is the […]