plumbing repairs

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Aug
21
2012

Be One Step Ahead of Your Toronto Home Inspector

Here's a checklist that you can use to do your own pre-inspection on your plumbing. There's no reason not to check your Toronto home out yourself before you hire a certified home inspector. This way you can compare notes and ask questions. He will give you a thorough report on the home's condition. Between what you found [...]

May
21
2012

You Are Hereby Appointed Inspector General

To become aware of the damage caused last winter, it's smart to conduct a Heating And Plumbing check. Below stated are some recommendations on how to carry out a plumbing and heating inspection for your Toronto home. 1. Check if there are any frozen pipes and broken hose bibs Freezing water is a most common [...]

Mar
19
2012

Stop. Gate. Ball. May the Best Valve Win

There are three basic valve styles, making this a classic case of good, better and best (described in order as follows). All three can be used for water, oil or airflow control if the casting has "WOG" stamped on it. Your Toronto plumber is well versed in all three of these types of valves and [...]

Mar
14
2012

Nothing Silly About Plumber’s Putty

Plumber’s putty is a substance used to make watertight seals between pipes and countertops. It will remain soft for a long while after it is used. This characteristic makes plumber's putty ideal for seals you will need to reverse. Because it does stay soft for such an extended amount of time, you shouldn't use plumber’s [...]

Feb
27
2012

Plumbing Pratfalls

No one wants to face expensive but avoidable plumbing repairs. There are going to be times when calling your Toronto plumber is inevitable - but to lengthen the time between housecalls, avoid these plumbing errors. Putting grease down the sink -Please don’t put grease down the drain.  Even with hot water and soap, grease can [...]

Dec
29
2011

Ooh Ooh That Smell! Could It Be the Plumbing?

Nov
21
2011

Backflow and Scaling and Filters – Oh My! Plumbing Woes in Toronto