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.

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.

How Are We Wasting Water At Home

How Are We Wasting Water - High Mark

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.

How To Avoid Hair Clogs

How To Avoid Hair Clogs - High Mark

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 […]

How To Get Rid Of Bathroom Flies

How To Get Rid Of Bathroom Flies - High Mark

You go to your bathroom and see a swarm of flies flying around. How did they get there and how do you get rid of bathroom flies?

What To Not Put In A Dishwasher

What to not put in your dishwasher - High Mark Plumbing and Heating

Your dishwasher is an integral part of your kitchen. By ensuring that you’re placing the right items in there, you’ll be protecting your dishwasher and kitchen items from damage. Here is a list of what to not put in a dishwasher.

Plumbing Myths

Plumbing Myths - High Mark Plumbing & Heating

Many of our customers ask us questions about some of the plumbing myths that exist.