My Toilet’s Running! Do I Need a Plumber?
Short answer? Maybe. Not every plumbing problem requires a plumber, but it is important to get it fixed right away. Take the top off the back of the toilet and take a look inside. You’re going to need to get your hands in there to replace some parts. If you’re […]
Do I Need a Plumber to Install a Tankless Hot Water Heater?
Tankless hot water heaters are not new. Newly popular perhaps, but not new. So, many homeowners in Ottawa want to know more about the plumbing, and if you’ll need a plumber to install one. Tankless hot water heaters have gained recent popularity in the Ottawa area because of their eco-friendly, […]
Do you need an Emergency Plumber if your Ottawa Basement Floods?
It doesn’t matter where you live in Canada, basement floods happen. In Ottawa, sometimes you can manage the flood without an emergency plumber. It’s always disruptive, and likely a lot of work. But knowing if you should call will likely set your mind at ease. There’s basically only two types […]
Sink Drain Odor? No Problem
An odor in your sink’s drain can be a really embarrassing problem. It is an uncomfortable situation for your family and for guests who come to visit you. That’s why you should ensure that you get those odors dealt with as quickly as possible. When you keep your drains […]
Pet Owner Plumbing Tips
When you love your pets, they become an important part of your family. You treat the little creatures like your brother or your sister or even your child. They’re great companions and you should make sure that you take good care of them. Just like the rest of the […]
General Knowledge About Plumbing
Most of us don’t know much at all about plumbing – we just let the plumbers do all the work. It’s not a bad idea to gain a little general knowledge about some of the basic things about our plumbing system. It might just help you in the case of […]
Baking Soda And Vinegar For Toilet Clogs
Any clog is frustrating. It inconveniences you and it can gross you out (especially when you wonder what yucky, grimy stuff is down there). There are ways of unclogging a toilet that don’t involve a plumber or difficult DIY tools and techniques. It’s simple, it’s easy – it’s baking soda […]
Common Drain Cleaner Is No Good!
If it says “drain cleaner”, it’s probably no good. Although they’re really popular because they’re effective and cheap, they aren’t good for your drain at all. They may get the job done but they definitely have some downfalls. Yes, they’re kind of tempting to use when you need that drain […]
What NOT to flush!
If you’re glad you have a toilet raise your hand! You can de-stress, you can meditate and you can just pretty much enjoy that special quality time with your toilet. It’s the place to be. Although we don’t think about it much, we’d be really uncomfortable and frustrated if we […]
The Truth About Mold
We hear about mold and the dangers of it all the time, but the question is: do we really know all that we need to know about it? We probably don’t, because if we did, we wouldn’t take any chances with it, inside or around our homes. Yes, that’s […]