Monthly Archives: November 2016

Is It Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

Close-up of man hands setting the temperature of water in Electric Boiler

The lifespan of a water heater is usually around 10 to 15 years. There are some units that last longer than that, of course. How do you know it’s time for a replacement then?   First of all, if you want to get more from your water heater, then you should definitely consider an upgrade … Read More

What to Expect from Professional Drain Cleaning

Plumber unclogging a tub drain with an electric auger.

Professional drain cleaning should be made part of your home’s maintenance routine. Having a scheduled drain cleaning every year can greatly reduce and avoid problems from high water pressure, and in general, give your plumbing system a longer life span.   But what actually happens during a professional drain cleaning process? Drain cleaning is often … Read More

8-Point Checklist Before a Bathroom Renovation

tiler installing wall tile at home repair renovation work

A bathroom renovation is a big and exciting project for most homeowners. However, before you commit yourself to the task of choosing the best tile colour and tub styles, there are some things that you need to go over first if you want the project to be a success. To avoid getting overwhelmed and trapped … Read More

Preventive Measures to Avoid Plumbing Mishaps

Water tap out of order.

A preventive maintenance system can help keep the plumbing system in your home at its ultimate working condition. Other homeowners hesitate about maintaining their pipes, drains, and toilets – thinking it’s expensive and tedious. But if you think of it, paying for the cost of repairs if problems arise is always pricier than if you … Read More