“What makes a reliable plumber?” is an important question to ask when looking for the right company for the job. The plumbing system is often one of the most serious problems that you can encounter if you own or renovate a property. You only need one small plumbing issue and you could be facing major..
Are you about to go through the process of a home renovation? If so, a plumber may be necessary. Plumbers are a vital part of any home renovation project, even if you are not necessarily getting any plumbing work done. Why? Because the plumbing of a property will come into play at some stage during..
Ottawa is known for its harsh winters. The temperatures can go below -30°C and the city has over 100 days of snowfall annually with most of it coming in January and February. This may make it seem like your pipes are doomed but there are some easy steps you can take to ensure that they’re..
Introduction: How to prepare your plumbing for heavy snow? With the winter season, there’s a good chance that heavy snowfall will be a common occurrence. This means that it is important to prepare your house for this type of weather, and you’ll want to know how to prepare your plumbing for heavy snow. To do..
Introduction: Plumbers In Ottawa are essential to our capital city as they play a huge role in the functioning of our homes. They help maintain, repair and install plumbing systems for houses and businesses alike. Plumbers are needed during emergencies when water leaks or major repairs happen at any time of day or night. ..
There are many ways to clear a clog in your drain, but none is as effective or inexpensive as using hot water from the tap. All you need is an old rag and some elbow grease! Simply plunge the rag into the hot water and wrap it tightly around your hand before shoving it down the pipe. If that doesn’t work, break out chemicals, call a plumber or keep reading.
These days, we take it for granted that when the water runs from our taps, it’s clean and safe to drink or wash with. But this wasn’t always the case. In fact, until fairly recently in history—less than 100 years ago—most people couldn’t drink their tap water without fear of illness because they didn’t know..
We’re our plumbing’s worst nightmare. Really. Bad habits that you often don’t think about, like flushing a wipe down the toilet, are actually doing damage to the drains and pipes in your home. Not only are you worsening the condition of the pipes, but you could end up having to pay thousands of dollars in..
“Don’t panic!” That’s most likely what you’re going to hear when you have a plumbing emergency, but we know it’s not easy. When the pipes are gushing water, or the toilet is overflowing, you start thinking about all the things that could be ruined if this catastrophe continues. So, it’s okay to be upset and confused—but you need to act fast. The moment a plumbing emergency occurs, there are a few things you can do to limit the damages and make it easier for the plumber to do their job.
Ottawa homes are as unique as the families that reside within them, but most Ottawa homes are going to experience the same plumbing issues. Clogged drains are incredibly common, and there are several ways clogs can happen. Blockages aren’t always serious, but sometimes you are going to need to call in a professional plumber for..