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5 Reasons Why Your Bathtub Won't Drain Properly

5 Reasons Why Your Bathtub Won’t Drain Properly

Taking a bath is a leisurely activity that you can enjoy in the sanctuary of your bathroom. However, this activity becomes far less enjoyable when your bathtub won’t drain properly. It can be either slow to drain or not draining at all. In the worst-case scenario, the water that you’ve just used to clean your body [ … ]

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Why Does My Toilet Keep Clogging All the Time?

Toilets are some of the most used plumbing fixtures in a household. With frequent use, your toilet becomes susceptible to arising issues, such as clogs, breakages, and deterioration. A clogged toilet is particularly troublesome since it tends to overflow and spill water around everywhere. Cleaning up after a clogged toilet can be messy, unpleasant, and quite [ … ]

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7 Early Signs of Water Damage from Your Plumbing

7 Early Signs of Water Damage from Your Plumbing

The water damage from plumbing can occur inside your home at any time. In fact, it happens far more often than you might think, as leakages and blockages plague your household plumbing systems. This can cause serious problems, including dangerous mould growth and costly structural damages. The effects of water damage will only worsen over time, [ … ]

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What Causes Fruit Flies in a Bathroom Drain

What Causes Fruit Flies in a Bathroom Drain?

Fruit flies are annoying little pests that can invade your home unsuspectingly. Your kitchen is a prime hotspot for these flies, since they are attracted by rotting fruits and decaying vegetables. Once they have colonized your kitchen, the fruit flies may roam and explore the rest of your home. In fact, they have a special knack [ … ]

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How to Fix a Leaky Shower Head in 5 Steps

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Head in 5 Steps

Every time you walk past the bathroom, you may hear trickling water droplets from a leaky shower head. The persistent sound of water dripping will echo throughout your home, which can get irritating very quickly. That’s why you should fix a leaky shower head as soon as it becomes a problem. Delaying the repairs will only [ … ]

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6 Ways to Fix a Toilet Not Flushing Fully

6 Ways to Fix a Toilet Not Flushing Fully

A toilet not flushing fully can be anybody’s worst nightmare in the bathroom. Sometimes, it may require a second flush, just to clear away the toilet’s contents completely. At other times, you feel exasperated when your third, fourth, and countless other attempts won’t result in a clean flush. You may always find leftover evidence of your [ … ]

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How to Get Rid of Brown Water from the Tap

How to Get Rid of Brown Water from the Tap

Having access to clean water is essential during the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to be able to wash our hands, launder our clothes, and take comfortable showers without worrying about the quality of the water. Unfortunately, it can be alarming to discover if there is brown water coming from the taps. This murky brown colour isn’t [ … ]

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6 Coronavirus Plumbing Safety Procedures Around the Home

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many of us are concerned about protecting ourselves and our loved ones. Certain safety procedures, such as frequent hand washing and social distancing, have become the new normal. While we mostly fear about catching COVID-19 from the people around us, there’s also concern about the virus transmission through other sources, such [ … ]

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8 Best Solutions to Clear a Clogged Sink

8 Best Solutions to Clear a Clogged Sink

Our personal hygiene provides a strong line of defense against the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to reduce the virus transmission, we are recommended to wash our hands more diligently with warm water and soap. However, cleaning our hands can become difficult when there are plumbing problems in our households, such as a clogged sink. If we’re [ … ]

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7 Reasons Why Your Sump Pump Is Not Working

7 Reasons Why Your Sump Pump Is Not Working

A sump pump is designed to drain the excess water from your household to avoid flooding. Often installed in a remote location of the basement, the average homeowner tends to overlook this crucial plumbing equipment. In fact, the only time when a sump pump may draw your attention is when it suddenly stops working. When your [ … ]

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