Plumbing Advice

will a bath bomb clog my drain?

Do Bath Bombs Clog Drains?

Nothing beats treating yourself to a relaxing, soothing bath after a long, hard day… and when it comes to running a luxurious bath, you can’t go wrong with bath bombs. Incredibly popular, millions of bath bombs are sold every year, and there’s plenty of choices when it comes to size, aromas, and special ingredients. It’s…

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Will My Insurance Cover Broken Pipes?

If a pipe bursts in your home and ruins your floors, will your insurance cover it? Short answer? It should do. Long answer? There are a few things to take into consideration. So, let’s take a look. Depending on your policy’s specifics, your homeowner’s insurance will cover the cost of the pipe replacement. Water damage…

What NOT to flush down the toilet

What to Flush or NOT to Flush?

We all think we know what to flush, like toilet paper, it is made to be flushed. But what about other items that are labeled “flushable”, are they ok to flush? Are tissues, baby wipes, tampon applicators, tampons or paper towels ok to flush? Today, we’re covering exactly what you can and cannot flush down…

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What Can You Do to Fight Coronavirus in Your Home?

Things are scary right now. There are a lot of uncertainties, rumors, and confusing advice going round online about COVID-19. We know that things are stressful at the moment, so we’ve created this easy-to-understand guide covering a few ways you can protect your home – and addressing some of those online rumors too! You probably…

How to unclog a toilet

How to Unclog a Blocked Toilet

With the holiday season fast approaching, your toilets are going to be under added pressure to keep up with all your guests. There’s an unspoken universal rule that toilets will clog at the most awkward time possible – so here’s a quick and easy guide on how to unblock your toilet. Remember: your toilet could…

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Spring Tips to Keep Your Plumbing Perfect

Spring is here, and it’s time to get cleaning – and what better place to start than with your plumbing! Here are some of our top tips to get your plumbing perfect for the springtime. Bathroom Plumbing Tips: Check your faucets for leaks, drips, or any sign of damage. Repair what you can replace what…

Snaking the toilet drain - should I call a plumber

Snaking the Toilet Drain

Should I call a plumber or DIY the job? Many plumbing tasks are DIY, some are not. While swapping out a sink faucet or unclogging a toilet might be within most homeowners’ abilities, there are many plumbing-related projects that can be costly, irresponsible, and even unsafe to do without professional intervention. Snaking the toilet drain is…

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5 Helpful Tips for Troublesome Toilets

Nobody wants to deal with a blocked toilet, and the idea of having to clean one isn’t the nicest thing to think about. Yet it has to be done. There are so many issues that can pop up because of a troublesome toilet, and if you don’t keep on top of it, then it could…

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What to Do When Your Pipes Burst Over the Winter Months

The damage caused by a frozen or a ruptured pipe can be catastrophic to a household – especially during the colder months! Burst pipes are a common problem in the winter and can cause a whole load of trouble for you and your family. Pipes often buckle and split in the winter due to the…

is it time to replace the toilet?

Is it Time to Replace Your Toilet?

It may not be quite as much fun to think about replacing your toilet as it is to think about buying a new car or even upgrading your living room furniture. After all, as far as purchases go, toilets are all function and very little “fun.” Despite this, there comes a time when every toilet…