Signs Your Drains Need Cleaning

The last thing anyone wants when they step out of a shower is to worry about how long it will take for the water to empty. Even worse, sometimes your drain seems to be so slow that there is soapy water up to your ankles before you even get a chance to relax. Similarly, in [...]


Eco-Friendly Plumbing Tips

Having running water in your home requires a tremendous amount of energy. These days, environmental issues are becoming increasingly important. Not only is it important for every homeowner to do their part to protect the environment, the efficiency of eco-friendly plumbing can help you save money on utility bills and repairs. Here are a few [...]


Signs That It’s Time to Replace Your Plumbing Fixtures

Most plumbing issues can be solved with a few adjustments or a visit for a professional plumber. After a certain period of time, however, plumbing fixtures simply stop working like the once did, at which point the best course of action is to have them replaced. It can often be difficult to tell when a [...]


Common Summer Plumbing Problems

You won’t have to worry about frozen pipes now that winter is over, but summer comes with its own plumbing risks. Plumbing accidents are more than just a nuisance; they can also cause serious property damage and cost you a lot of money in repairs and restorations. Here are a few of the most common [...]


What You Don’t Know About Your Home’s Plumbing

  As a homeowner, you are well aware of just how important your plumbing is, and how tough it is to get by when something goes wrong. But there are many things that go on beneath the surface and out of sight that you might not be aware of. Here are a couple of secrets [...]


The Top Drain Clog Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Many homeowners believe that it makes good financial sense to attempt home repairs themselves before calling in a professional. It is extremely important to realize that more often than not, do it yourself (DIY) repairs end up causing far more costly damage. Drain cleaning is a perfect example of this. Here are the top five [...]


How To Pick The Right Faucet For Your Home

If you’re looking to pick out a new faucet for your home, then you may have your work cut out for you. Gone are the days when your choice was limited to a handful of options from a few select manufacturers. As technology has advanced and the demand for more functional yet beautiful faucets has [...]


Faucet Repair

When a faucet starts to drip, the problem is usually due to a worn seal or component. Fortunately, these parts are readily available and replacing them is simple, costing a homeowner around a few dollars to replace. The best time to plan for a faucet repair is before you buy the faucet fixture. Before making [...]


Fixing an Aerator: So Simple Even a … Well – You Know…

A kitchen faucet aerator helps reduce the water flow thus conserving water. Most plumbing fixtures come equipped with this useful device so most likely yours do too. Aside from conserving water, this device also keeps the water coming out of the spout from splashing all over. As time passes, this part of the fixture gets [...]


Is Your Sillcock Leaking?

A frost free leaky outdoor faucet, also known as a sillcock or spigot) is not just annoying; it can cost you a small fortune in water bills if left unchecked. In addition, a leaky outdoor faucet can also cause damage to your Toronto home and yard. Fortunately, for even a novice do-it-yourselfer, a leaky outdoor [...]