How Plumbing Fixtures Can Lower Your Utility Bills

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Are you getting a little too frustrated about your utility bills? Then you should not neglect or ignore your water consumption. Most households focus on energy efficiency, without stopping to think if there are ways to save some in your plumbing system.   Well, there are some water-efficient fixtures that can help you save both … Read More

DIY Plumbing Mistakes You Should Avoid

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  Nowadays, a lot of people choose to go online if they need to fix minor plumbing concerns. That’s understandable. After all, there are small plumbing problems can be easily handled by a DIY aficionado. But there are just some things that you have to be really wary of. There may be some problems that … Read More

Adding a Bathroom to Your Basement

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A basement bathroom can both make your life a whole lot easier and boost the value of your home. If you have recently re-purposed your basement into something you can use more frequently like a gym, a home office, or a game room, then you’re going to appreciate a bathroom in that area that means … Read More

Common Mistakes That Could Be Messing Your Plumbing

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Sometimes, homeowners make some mistakes unknowingly and end up facing the worst plumbing problems they have ever encountered. Others ignore warnings for some reason and later on regret their actions. Many plumbers will tell you that if you want to avoid mishaps, you better avoid making these mistakes:   FLUSHING THINGS DOWN THE TOILET Ask … Read More

Plumbing Damage – A Concern for Most Historic Homes

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Most plumbers would agree when we say that old house plumbing repairs often come with challenges that you never have to deal with in newer houses. In fact, if you work on a house that is older than 1970, you can expect a little craziness when it comes to plumbing repairs.   Often, the problem … Read More

Why Putting Off Plumbing Repairs Cost You More

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There may be a few reasons why you choose to just put off having a plumbing repair done. You may be short financially, or perhaps you are too busy to be home while a plumber does his job. It’s really easy to just forget about having a leaky faucet or other plumbing problems fixed, especially … Read More

Tips on Saving Water All Over Your Home

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You have probably heard of it before and we’re going to say it again – it is important that you save water. Even if you don’t think there’s no water shortage in Canada, it is still better if you do your part. Using less water means that you are reducing your use of energy and … Read More

Do You Have Hard Water at Home?

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You may not often think about it, but the difference between hard and soft water in your home can really affect your daily life. Soft water helps you avoid build-ups of scale in your pipes, improve the effectiveness of detergent and soap, and keep your water-using appliances working for a longer time. As you can … Read More

Plumbing Leaks and Households Pests

Who likes a plumbing leak? It’s a waste of water and money, it’s messy, and with the cleaning you have to do, it’s frustrating too. As if those are not enough, here are other awful things that come with leaks – household pests. If you are like many homeowners, this particular consequence is not something … Read More

Why You Should Consider a Whole House Water Filtration System

Not many people know that the quality of the water they drink and use is severely affected by contaminants every single day. These contaminants come from various sources and find their way into our water supplies either accidentally or through intentional chemical treatments. Your body needs good and clean water for it to be healthy. … Read More