Now that summer is officially done and fall is all around us, it is time to think about fall and winter plumbing maintenance. The days still have plenty of warmth when the sun is out to give you a chance to do routine maintenance around the house that will keep your plumbing system up and..
In 2018, Ottawa launched its backflow prevention program, which is to be phased in over a ten year duration. The program will first look to newer commercial buildings and industrial sites, while older buildings will be required to add new backflow prevention systems and undergo testing. However, if you are an Ottawa homeowner, you don’t..
Plumbing is an essential piece of the household or business, meaning you should never settle for less or have to deal with poor service. When you are searching around for a plumber in Ottawa, you shouldn’t overlook the power of online reviews and testimonials.
Your kitchen cannot function without the kitchen sink. This integral unit is needed for washing of utensils and dinnerware, filling cups and pots with water, cleaning, and for some households, disposing of waste with the garburator. However, how many homeowners actually think about the kitchen sink and its plumbing on a regular basis?
Some blockages don’t want to budge with traditional means. These drain and sewer blockages are often one of the most frustrating plumbing problems that a homeowner or business owner deals with.
The temperature is starting to rise, and you know what that means. Snow melt. With snow melt comes issues with water in the basement, which also means you are going to be running your sump pump more often.
Your home may have cast iron piping that is corroded and outdated, especially if you live in a building that was built before 2000. Take a look at the plumbing if you’re having trouble, because any home older than twenty or thirty years will definitely need to have their old cast iron piping replaced. Here is everything you need to know and how you can tell it is time for new piping.
Whether there’s a soft whistling or an ear-piercing shriek coming from the toilet as it refills, the sound can certainly cause alarm. Indeed, the sound means that there’s a problem that needs repair. Here’s the reason why the toilet whistles after flushing and how to correct it: The Cause of the Whistling Toilet The..
Ever hear of things like “putting eggshells down the garburator” or “a brick in the toilet tank?” Such plumbing myths might seem like a good idea at first, but all the misinformation floating around on the internet and other sources can be downright costly. In order to keep pipes and drains working as they should,..
Leaking pipes in home are every owner’s worst nightmare. A suddenly burst pipe can cause major damage to your home, property, and furniture. Luckily there are ways of dealing with a leaking pipe other than panic. There are some reasons why pipes in the home leak. It could be due to incorrect installation, wear..