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22 September A clogged shower drain

How to Avoid Clogged Shower Drains in Your Hotel

Posted by PlumbWize

In the hospitality industry, you always have to be one step ahead of any problem that may come up. One never-ending challenge a hotel owner or manager will face is dealing with people from different backgrounds.  Whether running a boutique hotel that can only receive fifty guests or a well-known chain that serves thousands per night, you must know that no guest is the same. Read More

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15 September A residential neighbourhood with trees

How to Clear Roots from Drain Pipes

Posted by PlumbWize

If you have a clogging problem and have done all the DIY remedies you could find, maybe the root of the problem (pun intended) is in your front and backyard and probably in your neighbour’s too.  Root growth in pipes is a common problem that can cause clogging in your home and the houses beside you. And if you see the signs, it’s time to take action before things get out of hand. Read More

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18 August A sump pump battery backup in a flooded basement

Do I Need a Sump Pump Battery Backup?

Posted by PlumbWize

Worried that your primary sump pump will fail when you need it the most? Then you might want to consider getting a sump pump battery backup.  Essentially, a sump pump battery backup is a backup pump that operates on a battery. Read More

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11 August A plumber clearing a main sewer line clog

How to Clear a Main Sewer Line Clog

Posted by PlumbWize

Knowing how to clear a main sewer line clog is part and parcel of being a property owner. However, this doesn’t mean that you, as a property owner, would have to do it yourself. When faced with a main sewer line clog, property owners are encouraged to get help from a professional plumber.  Acting accordingly is only half of the journey. Read More

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20 July Close-up of a hydro jetting machine being tested

Can Hydro Jetting Damage Old Pipes?

Posted by PlumbWize

A hydro jetting machine is capable of delivering so much pressure that it can damage old fragile pipes. For this reason, you need a professional plumber to assess your pipes first before choosing hydro jetting as a method of clearing them.  In some cases, when hydro jetting cannot be done, snaking can be used as an alternative. Read More

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