Tag Archives: Plumbing

Frozen Pipes

Avoiding Frozen Pipes This Winter

‘Tis the season for frozen pipes. It’s been a challenge this past week to keep up with all the calls from homeowners and businesses with frozen and/or burst pipes. Next week, we’re back to similar temperatures (-19C).

If you have a burst pipes, you’ll need to shut off your water main right away. You will likely need to call a plumber if you don’t have the tools and supplies to fix it yourself. Continue reading

The Most Important Tap in Your Home

Most of us have several taps and shutoffs in our home and businesses. There is one tap however, that is the most important and we should all know exactly where it is.

This tap is the first one in line after the water main comes into your premises. Often it is right beside the water meter. This tap/shutoff is the main line of defence when something goes wrong with your plumbing, faucets and shutoffs. By shutting this off, you effectively prevent any new water coming into your home from the municipality. Continue reading

Free Question Friday – Week 3

Free Question Friday comes from one of our customers who has a problem new toilet that keeps clogging. Listen in to see what we think the issue could be.

Please Remember: Always get professional advice from a licensed plumber before attempting any of your own plumbing work. It’s important to follow regulations for safety purposes and to avoid further repair.