We wanted to hear an honest and professional review of the Flo by Moen product – a smart water monitor and shutoff valve. This system says it can track usage, detect leaks and let you know what appliances & fixtures are using the most amount of water.
We often see confusion around the plumbing terms Backwater Valve (or preventer) and Backflow Valve. Homeowners and even insurance companies are muddying the waters on this one.
Last week, a homeowner told us that their insurance company said that they could get a reduction on their insurance premium if they had a backflow value installed in their home. This is not the first time we’ve heard this claim. What they insurance company really meant was a “Backwater” valve. Continue reading
Many of the homes we service contain pipes made of copper, galvanized steel or cast iron. It’s true that these water mains, sewer pipes or the pipes to your fixtures are nearing the end of their lifespan.
For those businesses and homeowners who can’t have or don’t want dust in their homes – this definitely got their attention!
Whether it’s that toilet that won’t flush, a running tap, a water softener installation or something more major – like a sewer pipe or water main dig up – Chasles Plumbing Professionals has many years’ experience with homeowners and business in the Waterloo Region.
We always come out to assess the bigger jobs and provide you with a quote we stand by. We’ll explain to you step-by-step what needs to happen (and the ‘why’ part – often due to plumbing codes or municipal regulations).
Masonry saws and the process to cut it hasn’t changed much since the 1930s. Normally cutting into a home’s foundation or basement floor meant a pretty impressive dust show. We either had to live with the dust or create a slurry mess to capture the dust in water.
All that has changed now and Chasles Plumbing Professionals now offers a solution to dusty basement renovations.
This video was from our latest dig up in Kitchener, Ontario. An aging galvanized water main was leeching water into the soil. How did we know? Experience!
We had reroute the water main to the other side of the house and also some re-piping inside required. This job went extremely well and the client was more than happy with the results.