25 Apr

Clogged Laundry Drain: What You Should Know

Here is everything you should know about clogged laundry drains. First of all, if water leaks onto your floor during the draining process, this is more than likely because of a clogged drain. The water used during a laundry cycle enters the machine’s sewage system via the drain hose, which can be several inches in length to a couple feet. When a buildup of debris (such as lint) enters the drain hose, a clog can occur and prevent water from properly draining. Read More

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18 Apr

How Long Does Basement Waterproofing Last?

If your basement is wet and musty due to leaking walls or floors, basement waterproofing is the solution. Without such a solution in place, your home could experience the pitfalls of water damage, from health problems due to mould growth to serious structural problems due to rotting wood. If left untreated, your home could experience additional costly repairs, including emergency plumbing services. When it comes to basement waterproofing, the first step is to determine the source of your wet basement. Read More

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11 Apr

How To Control Drain Flies In Your Home

Drain flies, which have a fuzzy appearance, can take up residence in your kitchen and bathroom sinks (and also your bathroom walls), feeding on organic matter and sewage in your pipes. While drain flies do not transmit diseases, they may grow in numbers if not stopped. Routine Drain Cleaning The number one tip to control drain flies is to perform regular drain cleaning once per month to prevent clogs (and thus eliminate the ideal breeding area for drain flies). Read More

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4 Apr

4 DIY Decor Ideas With Industrial Piping

The industrial look is making its way into homes more and more, giving a nod to large 19th century factories that were abandoned and turned into purposeful spaces for various creatives. The industrial look incorporates wood, exposed brick and exposed pipes from plumbing and electrical systems. One way to achieve this look is with industrial piping from the hardware store. Here are four DIY ways to incorporate it into your decor (hint: all of these items also serve a practical purpose as well). Read More

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