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Apr
23
2018

Tips on Preventing Blocked Drains

Have you ever experienced a blocked drain? There is nothing more frustrating, and it always seems to happen at the worst time! Thankfully, most plumbing issues caused by blocked drains can be easily prevented if you make some simple changes. According to the experts at Priority Plumbing, here are the top tips on preventing blocked [...]

Apr
16
2018

At-Home Safety Precautions for the DIY Plumber

In an effort to save money, many people try to fix plumbing problems around the home themselves. Although it’s admirable that you want to be independent, plumbing problems are deceptive and can be worse than you expect. Should you decide to tackle a plumbing problem anyway, Priority Plumbing has laid out some basic safety precautions: [...]

Mar
25
2018

Why You Should Never Snake a Main Drain

A drain snake is a flexible steel coil with a cross handle that is used to dislodge difficult drain clogs when a plunger doesn’t solve the problem. They come in a variety of models—from handheld to motorized—to handle every drain size.  The professionals at Priority Plumbing are here to explain the risks involved when using [...]

Mar
9
2018

How to Save Water in Your Bathroom

There’s a reason a bathroom is called a “water closet”; it’s the room that uses the most amount of water in the house. With small adjustments to your utilities and lifestyle, it’s surprising how much you can save on water, energy, and money. The experts at Priority Plumbing recommend making these modifications to conserve water: [...]

Feb
28
2018

How Do I Tell if Something is in My Drain?

From food to hair to jewellery, your drain catches a lot and clogs up easily as a result. However, forewarned is forearmed. If you can see your drain is acting up, you’ll be able to take preventative measures before calling a plumbing company. The professionals of Priority Plumbing have listed what you should notice when [...]

Feb
12
2018

7 Tips for Hiring a Professional Plumber

A plumbing crisis can happen at any time, to anyone. Small plumbing problems, like a burst pipe or leaking faucet, can turn into a massive and expensive crisis if gone untreated. Having a knowledgeable and professional plumber on call is crucial to the safety of your family and home. From the experts at Priority Plumbing, [...]

Jan
29
2018

Extreme Cold Safety Tips in Toronto

Canadian winters can be cold, unpredictable, and dangerous. Pelting snow, freezing rain, hail, and ice increase the risk of slips, trips, falls, car crashes, and accidents around the home. Fortunately, the experts at Priority Plumbing can provide useful tips to ensure you and your family stay safe this winter. Here are a few ways you [...]

Jan
12
2018

Tips for Thawing Frozen Water Pipes

Frozen pipes are a reality for most Canadians as temperatures dip in the winter months. If left unattended, they can burst, causing expensive and irreparable damage to your home. In some cases, exploded pipes can even cause flooding. Luckily, the experts at Priority Plumbing can provide some useful tips and tricks on how to thaw frozen pipes. [...]

Jan
2
2018

The Benefits of Hydro Jetting

Clogged drains are a common, if not expected, part of home ownership. In the kitchen, grease, oil, and food debris can build up in the sink to cause troublesome blockages. In the bathroom, hair, toilet paper, and other products are often responsible for clogging pipes. There are many ways to alleviate the problem—but hydro jetting [...]

Dec
1
2017

Things You Should Never Put Down the Drain

Ever heard of the London “fatberg”? In September 2017, U.K. water company officials discovered a 130-ton mass blocking the city’s sewer system. It weighed roughly the same as 11 double-decker buses, and was comprised of cooking fat and sanitary products. YUCK. Although pipe blockages in your home occur on a less serious (and foul) level, [...]