Home Sewer Backup: What to Do

September 20th, 2016 (No Comments)

We all know someone who has had it happen to them: a flooded basement, overflowing toilet, or broken appliance. These issues can lead to a lot of water and damage in the home. If you experience a sewer backup, do you know what to do? You will want to act fast in the event of […]

Clogged Drains: Causes, Prevention and Solutions

August 24th, 2016 (No Comments)

We have all been there before: a clogged drain or toilet that just won’t drain! Most often, it is an inconvenient nuisance but if left untreated, it can lead to serious damage to the home. If you have a drain or drains that consistently clog, it may be time to contact the professionals. If you […]

Under Pressure: Restore Your Water Pressure with Help from a Trusted Plumber

August 15th, 2016 (No Comments)

Under Pressure: Restore Your Water Pressure with Help from a Trusted Plumber Low water pressure can make cleaning dishes and showering a lengthy, wasteful and difficult process. There are various causes to this common issue, but luckily there are quick fixes as well. If the plumbing in your Hamilton area home is suffering from low […]

The Importance of Proper Bathroom and Bathtub Installation

May 24th, 2016 (No Comments)

The Importance of Proper Bathroom and Bathtub Installation Do-it-yourself projects are a fantastic way to make your home your own. You get full control over the process, can learn new skills and get a sense of accomplishment once the work is completed. Without proper training, however, these forays into DIY work can become disasters that […]

Proper Grease Interceptor Maintenance

April 28th, 2016 (No Comments)

Proper Grease Interceptor Maintenance When working in commercial kitchens, proper maintenance and upkeep are essential to keep things running smoothly and ensure the space is in good condition for a long time. Grease traps are part of the plumbing that make these large spaces usable. Even if you use one every day, their place in […]

Why should you have a Garburator in your home?

April 6th, 2016 (No Comments)

Why should you have a Garburator in your home? People invest a lot of money to make their homes as beautiful and efficient as possible. It is easy to think of the aesthetics of your space but focusing on tools to make jobs around the house easier and cleaner are sometimes overlooked. Making your waste […]

Backflow in Your Water Supply: Avoiding Risk and Damage

March 21st, 2016 (No Comments)

Backflow in Your Water Supply: Avoiding Risk and Damage Backflow is a dangerous issue that can lead to serious problems. It occurs where there is a cross-connection between a potable water system, also referred to as drinking water, and a source of contamination. It most commonly occurs in commercial plumbing and can cause sickness and […]

How to Maintain your Catch Basin

March 3rd, 2016 (No Comments)

How to Maintain your Catch Basin Catch basins are part of a sewer system or storm drain that is used to trap debris. They are usually maintained by the public and help to drain water during storms so that residential areas and roads don’t become flooded. Who Needs a Catch Basin? Some property owners may […]

A guide to kitchen remodelling

February 25th, 2016 (No Comments)

A guide to kitchen remodelling Is your kitchen looking a little drab? Spruce up your home with modern fixtures, contemporary appliances and more! An overhaul of a kitchen is no easy feat. It requires planning, budgeting and consulting. There is a lot to consider before remodelling. Don’t get stuck in a bind or end up […]

How to Maintain Your Septic Tank

January 27th, 2016 (No Comments)

How to Maintain Your Septic Tank Unlike in major cities, more rural areas have septic tanks to contend with. City folk have the city’s sewage system handling their waste, however, in a rural area, this may not be possible. This is where septic tanks come into play. A good septic tank can last a lifetime […]

How to Maintain Your Eavestrough

December 22nd, 2015 (No Comments)

Eavestroughs: the good, the bad and the ugly Those pesky eavestroughs are full again. Is it time to take out the ladder? What if you can’t reach every part of your gutter? It is time to call for help. Professional eavestrough cleaning plays an important role in the maintenance of your home. Avoid cracks, water […]

Common Household Plumbing Issues and What They Mean

November 25th, 2015 (No Comments)

Common Household Plumbing Issues and What They Mean As great as owning a home is, it has great responsibility attached to it. Your investment could be ruined in one fell swoop – a burst water pipe can take your gorgeous home from money maker to money sucker. Should you call a Plumber? Every home has […]

The 4 Causes of Unclean Bathrooms and Their Solutions

May 12th, 2015 (No Comments)

The 4 Causes of Unclean Bathrooms and Their Solutions Today’s bathroom isn’t hidden away. In fact, it’s a major piece of your home’s design. A pristine looking bathroom will impress visitors and showcase your talent for design. Your bathroom will feel more relaxing and inviting when well taken care of. However, every bathroom faces grime […]

The Fascinating History of Toilets

April 30th, 2015 (No Comments)

The Fascinating History of Toilets Unless you’re a plumber, you probably don’t think much about toilets until you need to use one. However, the convenience of modern toilets is a relatively new development in human history. The toilet as we know it has a long and storied history with many ups and downs. To help […]

How Does A Sump Pump Work??

January 7th, 2015 (No Comments)

How Does a Sump Pump Work? Homes with a foundation that lies below the water table are more prone to flooding, especially for those who live in wet climates. Sump pumps are a solution to prevent basement floods which can lead to significant and costly damages and even compromise the structural soundness of a house. […]

What’s the Best Toilet Choice?

October 13th, 2014 (No Comments)

Which Toilet is the Best Choice for Your Home or Business? When it’s finally time to remodel the bathroom or order plumbing products for your new business, toilets are likely to be one of your most important purchases. But there are lots of models on the market. How do you choose well? Although it’s a […]

Preventing Leaks – Washing Machine

October 6th, 2014 (No Comments)

How to Maintain Your Washing Machine and Prevent Leaks Just like your other appliances, your washing machine needs regular attention to stay fully functional. A broken washer means more than just dirty clothes—you might have to deal with a flooded house. A simple broken hose can spew hundreds of gallons of water from your washer […]

Bacteria Free Kitchen Sink

September 29th, 2014 (No Comments)

How to Keep Your Kitchen Sink Bacteria Free Chances are, if you scanned your kitchen sink right now, you’d probably see a thin layer of mould on the edges. Did you know that the kitchen sink carries more bacteria than any other area in the house? It has even more bacteria than your bathroom. Germs […]

Tightening Your Toilet Seat

September 22nd, 2014 (No Comments)

How to Tighten Your Toilet Seat Is your toilet seat coming loose? You need to tighten it before it makes you “loose” about other things, like the cleanliness of your bathroom after you use it. Don’t let it get the better of you when it shifts unexpectedly, making a mess as you try to keep […]

Convenience of An Outdoor Faucet

September 17th, 2014 (No Comments)

Install an Outdoor Faucet for Summer Convenience With summer ahead, you may want to consider installing an outdoor faucet (sometimes called a hose bib). Not only are outdoor faucets great for yard work cleanup, they also offer a convenient way to get water outside without having to fill buckets inside and carefully make your way to […]