If you’ve ever hired a plumber, you might have asked yourself the following questions at some point: how come plumbers charge more than other tradespeople? What is it about plumbing that requires service fees that are so high? You might especially wonder this after you notice that the job only took a couple of hours, [...]
In the old days, it was somewhat of a rarity to have to drag out the plunger and unclog the toilet. Today, it seems like every third day brings a toilet clog that calls for a little amateur plumbing. Why is that? What happened to the good toilets of old. Well, if you're asking these [...]
While the first garbage disposal was invented in 1927, it wasn't offered to the general public until 1940. It wasn't until the middle of the 1970s though, that this kitchen appliance became popular in homes across the United States. There are three basic types and each one provides the same end result. Continuous Feed Models [...]
With all the environmental noise in our high-tech Toronto society, it’s little wonder that peace and quiet have become highly prized luxuries. Noise ordinances are regularly sought and passed to control...
When it comes to water pressure, what one person thinks is adequate might come across as a trickle to another. Because opinions vary widely, it is important to be able to make a determination of the adequacy of water pressure in some definitive way. That is especially true for a working home inspector. If a [...]
Everybody knows, or can well imagine, how much inconvenience a blocked sewer line can cause on their Toronto home and finding the right Toronto plumber to solve the problem even more difficult. Sewers are the silent carriers of all the waste and filth that mankind produces on a daily basis. Sewers form the backbone of [...]