The Dangers Of Frozen Pipes

The Dangers of Frozen Pipes

Imagine it’s a cold winter day, and you can’t wait to come home from work and curl up with a hot cup of tea. You go to your kitchen, turn on the tap, and no water comes out of the faucet! Barring an issue with your local water system, you likely have a frozen pipe. It is important to thaw the pipe quickly, before it bursts and causes catastrophic water damage to your ceiling, drywall, flooring and belongings.

Is Drano Bad For Your Pipes?

Is Drano Bad For Your Pipes?

You come home and notice that your bathroom sink is clogged. What do you do? Most people automatically reach for a chemical drain cleaner like Drano. This may seem like an easy fix but is not the best solution.

What to do When Your Hot Water Tank is Leaking

What to do When Your Hot Water Tank is Leaking

A leaking hot water tank wastes your energy, damages the fabric of your home, and may even be a safety risk! Luckily, in many cases, it’s possible to find the reason for a leak and fix it quite easily. This article dives into the possible causes of hot water tank leaks and teaches you how to fix them or when to call in the pros.

How To Get Rid Of Bathroom Odor

How To Get Rid Of Bathroom Odors

It is no surprise that bathrooms can accumulate foul odors. No matter how old or new your bathroom is, it can still emit unpleasant smells. Whenever this happens, it isn’t the best experience and you’ll want to eliminate it as soon as possible. That’s why we’ve included a list of ways you can reduce foul odors from your bathroom.

The Streamlabs® Control Valve Protects Your Home

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What’s your worst nightmare as a homeowner? Other than finding out your house has burned to the ground, it’s likely coming home to find your floor covered in two inches of water from a water leak.

How Are We Wasting Water At Home

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Did you know that 70% of the Earth’s surface is covered by water? However, only about 1% of it is freshwater which can be used for drinking and domestic consumption. According to the World Health Organization, 2.1 billion people lack access to clean drinking water. Canadians use 335 liters of water per person every day! This is the equivalent of 670 500 ml water bottles. We use over twice as much water as Europeans. About 10% is used for cooking and drinking, 35% for bathing, 30% for toilet flushing, and 25% for laundry and cleaning. How we are wasting water at home is a very important topic.

Why Does My Drain Smell

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Unpleasant odors are never welcome. But it’s even worse when they come from a hidden place. Cleaning a stinky drain isn’t as easy as taking out the garbage or throwing out last-week leftovers, but it’s not too difficult. A common question we get is “Why does my drain smell? “

How To Avoid Hair Clogs

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HOW TO AVOID HAIR CLOGS How To Avoid Hair Clogs A drain clogged with hair is inconvenient at the best of times.  When you need to use your sink or tub and you are in a hurry, it just plain sucks.  There are ways on How to avoid hair clogs and they are worth a […]

Signs Of Leaks Under The Foundation

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SIGNS OF A LEAK UNDER THE FOUNDATION Signs Of A Leak Under The Foundation One of the worst things that could happen is if you have plumbing leaks under the foundation of your home. If your home is newer this is less likely to happen, but older home owners should keep an eye for these […]