06 May Submersible sump pump in an open sump pit

Eight Essential Sump Pump Maintenance Tips

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There are multiple ways to prevent flooding in your basement. Some of the things you can do include maintaining clean downspouts, repairing foundation cracks, and installing window well covers.  If water gets into your basement, despite taking all the above precautions, your last line of defence would be the sump pump. This is why sump pump maintenance is crucial. Read More

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04 May A man kneeling on the floor and talking on the phone while beside a water-damaged wall with a bucket and sponge nearby

6 Common Spring Plumbing Problems and Solutions

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With pleasant weather and pretty flowers, the arrival of spring brings joy to many. However, it can also spell trouble from a plumbing perspective.  Having been in the plumbing business for many years, PlumbWize has seen every unique plumbing issue for each season. Read More

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08 April Close up of two taps

Why You Should Replace Kitec Plumbing

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Do you see or do you remember seeing orange and blue pipes labelled “Kitec” in your house or building? If so, it might be time to call in the plumbing experts because what you have in your plumbing system is most likely an accident waiting to happen. Read More

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11 March Closeup of the edge of a drain pipe that is filled with tree roots

Signs You Have Tree Roots in Your Drain Pipes

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For a plumbing system to work effectively, clean water must be supplied to your property and wastewater must be carried away efficiently. As you can imagine, having tree roots in your home’s drain pipes is a serious problem. Though to many new homeowners, this may seem like an unlikely scenario, it’s a case that we, at PlumbWize, are faced with every now and then. Read More

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