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Is Something Leaking?

  Is there mold or mildew building up around the tub? Stains, sags or bubbles in the ceiling or on the wall? Is there a musty smell in the bathroom all the time?   If so, these may be signs that you’ve got a plumbing leak somewhere! You may not […]

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Replacing your hot water heater

Life expectancy of good quality water heaters is about 10 years but if properly maintained that lifespan can be increased. Mineral buildups or internal corrosion are what generally causes them to deteriorate. Maintaining your water heater often can eliminate many of these issues but sometimes they just out life their […]

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Frozen Pipes in Ottawa

Freezing can be a pretty common problem for homes in Ottawa. When pipes freeze, they restrict running water and this prevents you from doing your normal everyday tasks like cooking, taking a shower etc. Secondly, when water freezes it expands and in a pipe with no room for expansion, it […]

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Things That Clog Drains

When it comes to clogged drains in Ottawa, there are numerous things that can contribute and cause plumbing problems. Basically, just about anything that can fit down a drain can clog it. There are a few things that seem to clog drains more commonly than anything else. Here’s a list […]

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Spring Plumbing

Most people in Ottawa look forward to the spring season, with the exception of those who suffer from sinuses and allergies maybe. Although your plumbing may have survived the winter, spring comes with its own set of potential repairs as well. Here are a few things to keep in mind […]

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Fixing a Bad Smell from Your Plumbing

Sometimes it’s easy to put off getting some issues fixed around the house but a bad smell from your drains, toilet or other plumbing is hard to ignore. Here are some of the common odors we encounter around the home and how to deal with them: Toilet Odor Generally when […]

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Choosing a Kitchen Sink

Aside from washing dishes and hands the kitchen sinks are a vital part of any Ottawa home kitchen. Currently, they come in a variety of sizes, materials, shapes and depth. When buying a sink consider the configuration, mounting options and materials the following will help you with making an informed […]

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Do you have a plumbing leak?

A small, simple plumbing leak can cause a lot big and complicated problems. Do you know how to identify plumbing leaks? Here’s what you can do: The best way to determine if you have a leak in your plumbing system, is by first checking your water meter. Make sure no […]

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Choosing the right Plumbing Company

Are you experiencing leaks, poor drainage or some sort of plumbing issue? In Ottawa there are many plumbing companies to choose from. Here are a few tips to follow that should make choosing a plumber stress-free. Before hiring an Ottawa plumbing company, check with them to ensure that their plumbers […]

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