Why You Should Find Your Shut-Off Valve Now

Water gauge pressure, hand shut off main valve, close-up.

If you experience a major plumbing leak in your house, what would you do? You would probably say you’d call your local plumber and that is, indeed, a smart move to make. However, that’s only second on the list of things to do during a plumbing emergency. Pause for a second and think of what … Read More

Should Water Pipes be Insulated?

Worker cuts the foam insulation for pipes

Insulating their home’s hot water pipes is an easy decision for a lot of homeowners. When you can find really good insulating pipe sleeves for a really low price, it seems impractical to resist the energy savings that you’ll get. Unfortunately, not all homeowners are aware of this simple efficiency booster and why it is … Read More

Is It Time to Swap Your Bathtub for a Shower?

Planned renovation of a luxury bathroom estate home shower

Very few things are as relaxing as a warm bubble bath that could melt all the stress brought about by a busy day. However, not everyone actually has the luxury of time to spend in a bath. Because of this, most people agree that having a shower makes more sense. And this is why most … Read More

Preventive Drain Cleaning Tips

Woman Mopping Up Leaking Kitchen Sink On Phone To Plumber

Having to call a plumber each time there’s a clogged drain in your home can be quite frustrating. Of course, it gives you the assurance that the problem will be solved, especially if you have a reliable plumber from Hayes Plumbing. But sometimes the timing is not right and when you’re busy with other things, … Read More

Overflowing Toilet? Here’s What to Do

A plumber uses a plunger to unclog a toilet.

Water rising up to your toilet’s brim is never a welcome sight. In fact, this situation causes anxiety to every homeowner who experiences it. But you don’t have to panic when this happens to you. Knowing how to deal with an overflowing toilet is the key. An overflowing toilet is most likely the result of … Read More

Prevent Slipping in the Shower with Bathroom Upgrades

Retirement woman fell down in a restroom

Accidents like slip-and-fall do happen unexpectedly. But if there’s one place in the house where you’re at an increased risk, it would be the bathroom. With the wet tub and tiles, just one wrong step and you could be seriously damaged. The possibility of slipping and falling in your shower is not something to be … Read More

How to Deal with Limescale

Water tap with limescale, soiled bathroom faucet

Have you ever taken a peek inside your kettle or boiler? If so, you have probably noticed a tough, off-white, and somewhat stony crust at the bottom. That deposit is limescale – something that is left behind by hard water. Hard water, as you probably know, has higher levels of dissolved minerals. Minerals like calcium … Read More

Easy Fixes for Chipped Sinks and Bathtubs

Computer generated 3D illustration with a washbasin

We normally find enamel and porcelain bathtubs and sinks in Canadian homes. It is not surprising since they are very resilient. But that does not mean they are not invincible. In fact, you might find that if you drop something really heavy or hard (accidentally or otherwise), the surface of these fixtures could be easily … Read More

How to Maintain Your Garbage Disposal Like a Pro

Female Plumber Working On Sink In Kitchen Kneeling Down Concentrating

It doesn’t matter whether you have been using a garbage disposal for a long time now or you have just recently bought your first one. You should know how to take care of your appliance if you want to be able to benefit from its full potential for a really long time. As you know, … Read More

Does Your Home Need Drain Cleaning?

Plumber Or Electrician Standing Next To Van Smiling At Camera

Everybody knows that blockages and clogs are never good for a home’s plumbing system. They can cause serious harm if they are not addressed immediately. There are a few indicators that could alarm you that it’s time to get professional drain cleaning. If you see any of these signs, call your local plumber from Hayes … Read More