22 January A person manually thawing their frozen sewer pipe

7 Tips to Prevent a Frozen Sewer Line

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It’s not uncommon for freezing winter temperatures to wreak havoc on your home, from your doors and windows to your plumbing and heating systems. However, what you might not know is that your sewer lines are particularly vulnerable during this time. A frozen sewer line can lead to a lack of water circulating in your home and cause some pipes to clog. Read More

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08 January A person removing a substantial amount of wet hair from a tub drain

How to Get Hair Out of a Drain

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Drains and hair don't mix. Whether a hair clog is in your bathroom sink drain, shower drain, or tub, it can quickly become quite a nuisance. If you’re wondering how to unclog a bathtub drain full of hair or how to remove a hair clog from your bathroom sink, we’ve got you covered in this article. Read More

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18 December a single-bowl sink (left), an undermount sink (middle), and a drainboard sink (right)

Types of Kitchen Sinks: Pros and Cons

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There’s no way around it: there are a lot of different types of kitchen sinks! Whether you’re looking to remodel your kitchen or just upgrade, you’ve probably found the number of choices to be a little overwhelming. What makes one better than the other when they’re all supposed to do the same thing? This article will provide you with some clarity. Read More

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04 December A professional plumber installing a washing machine

The Benefits of Professional Appliance Installation vs. DIY

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Are you moving into a new home or planning to remodel your current place? If so, you’re probably thinking of getting new appliances. You might even be tempted to tackle the installation yourself… but you shouldn’t. You might be thinking: “Can I install a dishwasher myself?” or “How hard is it to install washing machines? Read More

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20 November A woman on a call crouches in front of a sink with leaking pipes

How to Patch a Leaky Pipe While You Wait for a Plumber

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A leaking pipe can be migraine-inducing for any homeowner. Not only can it cause water damage to your floors, walls, and furniture, but it can also increase your utility costs. A hole in a water pipe as small as 1.5 mm can waste up to 3,570 litres of water every 24 hours and cost you $14.54 a day. Yikes. Read More

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