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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…

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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…

What NOT to flush down the toilet

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 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…

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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…

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How To Get Your Pipes Prepared For The Holidays

With the holidays approaching quickly and guests starting to visit, the last thing you want to deal with is a crisis in the plumbing department. Disposing of household waste incorrectly can lead to a bathroom or kitchen plumbing disaster. Follow our helpful tips below to help you avoid any embarrassing issues over the holidays! Don’t…

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Cut Out Clutter With These Useful Bathroom Storage Solutions

Is your bathroom getting overwhelming with random shampoo bottles and hair-tangled hairbrushes all over it? Maybe you don’t have enough storage in your bathroom, and you’ve run out of room to put all of your toiletries? Your bathroom should be an oasis of calm! Somewhere you can lock yourself away from the mayhem of the…

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How Much Does An Ensuite Cost?

You’re tired of having to share the bathroom, we get it. There’s nothing worse than rushing to get ready in the morning and having to wait your turn for the mirror. So, you’re thinking of adding an ensuite to your bedroom but you’re wondering if it’s worth all the hassle and the money. An ensuite…

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Buyer Beware! What To Look For When Buying A Home

Pre-owned home buying checklist to help you know where to look for hidden gotchas. Most home buyers are searching for the pre-owned market and not building from scratch. When looking at houses you need to pay attention to more than the layout. Imagine buying what you think is your dream home, only to find out…