February 18, 2020

4 Common Causes of Sewer Drain Clogs

Sometimes, drain blockage issues in your home are not located within your home. If you find that multiple areas in your home are experiencing drainage issues, there might be something wrong with your main sewer line. So, what exactly causes sewer drain blockages? Tree root intrusions When the weather is dry, tree root intrusions are a common problem. Roots of large trees like to seek for moisture and nutrients. Since your pipes hold moisture and minerals, they tend to seep through small cracks in the pipes and grow in and...

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February 4, 2020

The Benefits of Regular Drain Cleaning

Blocked drains are one of the most common issues homeowners face, yet the idea of regularly cleaning drains and pipes is not something most put at the top of their list. Many people go without drain cleaning at all, leading to big blockages down the road.   There are some really great benefits of getting your drains regularly cleaned. Keep reading to see the top 4 benefits: Reduce the amount of blockages Getting your drains cleaned regularly keeps them flowing freely. Sometimes you may get small blockages in your kitchen...

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January 24, 2020

Why You Should Get A Drain Inspection

It is surprising how many home owners in existing homes and new home-buyers do not think about the necessity of a sewer line drain inspection. For older homes, these inspections are essential to identify issues such as tree root intrusions, cracks, separation, pipe collapses or defects. For home buyers, a drain inspection will help with the decision of whether to buy the home or not and how much to offer on the home. Blocked drains occur for a number of different reasons, which can make it hard for you as...

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January 10, 2020

How to Get Rid of Mould from Surfaces in Your Home

Having mould growing in your home on your walls, ceiling and other surfaces in your home can be unsettling. It does not only look gross, but it is also a risk to your health. So, what is “mould”, exactly? Mould is a fungus that thrives in warm, humid conditions and even develops from old food. It no wonder they pick our homes as their resting place, since the home is the perfect place for them. Leakages, condensation and higher humidity in rooms are some of the reasons why mould may...

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December 27, 2019

How to Know It’s Time to Replace Your Plumbing

With summer right at our doorstep, one important thing you need to be thinking about is whether it’s time to replace or upgrade the plumbing in your home. It’s likely that your plumbing is outdated, unless your home was built within the last 3-4 years. The last thing you’d want this summer is to be stuck without water while your plumbing gets fixed. Over time your pipes get damaged due to a number of elements. This results in pipes rusting, cracking and even becoming unrepairable. Do you know the tell-tale...

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December 13, 2019

How to Fix Slow Draining Sinks

With summer right at our doorstep, one important thing you need to be thinking about is whether it’s time to replace or upgrade the plumbing in your home. It’s likely that your plumbing is outdated, unless your home was built within the last 3-4 years. The last thing you’d want this summer is to be stuck without water while your plumbing gets fixed. Over time your pipes get damaged due to a number of elements. This results in pipes rusting, cracking and even becoming unrepairable. Do you know the tell-tale...

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November 29, 2019

How to Unclog Your Bathtub Drain Quickly

If you’re a regular user of your tub, the main culprit of these clogs are the products you use during your bath time that get flushed down the drain with the water. If you notice that there’s some still, dirty water left on the surface of your bathtub or shower floor, you may have a bathtub blockage. Want to know how to easily fix these blockages? Read on! Before you begin… Did you know that bathtubs actually have two drains, not one? You’ve likely never taken much notice of the...

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November 15, 2019

Help! My Tap Water is Brown

If you’re a regular user of your tub, the main culprit of these clogs are the products you use during your bath time that get flushed down the drain with the water. If you notice that there’s some still, dirty water left on the surface of your bathtub or shower floor, you may have a bathtub blockage. Want to know how to easily fix these blockages? Read on!...

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May 23, 2019

How to install a kitchen sink

Installing a new kitchen sink is a big project, but if you’re handy and want to do it yourself it can be do-able. You can always call in a professional if you are unsure about the installation process, but here are the basic steps you need in order to replace or install a new kitchen sink....

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May 16, 2019

How to drain your plumbing system

While it’s not common to drain your plumbing pipes, there are a number of reasons why you might need to on certain occasions. Usually plumbing systems are drained when there is a need to fix problems related to water hammer, do major repairs on plumbing systems (such as replacing or extending plumbing lines) or shut down the property in preparation for the new season.   Water hammer problems, also known as hydraulic shock is when your pipes make loud banging sounds every time faucets are turned on or off. It...

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