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The Ultimate Plumbing Guide

A complete technical resource to help homeowners with plumbing needs.

Your Sump Pump Questions Answered

Basement flooding? Find out what a sump pump does and if you need one. CONTINUE READING

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How to Avoid Expensive Plumbing Calls

It really doesn’t take a lot of effort to keep your home’s water transportation system running smoothly. Here are a few tips and suggestions from the plumbing experts at Reliance™ CONTINUE READING

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Bath Products Could Be Clogging Your Drain

Here are some tips to choosing the right bath products to keep both you and your pipes happy and clean! SEE INFOGRAPHIC

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Tips for finding the right plumber

From small leak to major plumbing upgrades, finding a well-trained, trustworthy professional to be there fast can be a challenge. Here are some tips on what to look for when looking for a plumber. CONTINUE READING

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5 Plumbing Updates to Make this Spring

Whether it’s been lingering cleaning tasks or major home renovations, spring is the perfect time of year to cross some much-needed home improvements off your to do list. When considering what parts of your home need a little TLC this season, be sure you’re not forgetting about your plumbing! Here are some things you don’t want to forget: CONTINUE READING

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What to do about a Running or Leaky Toilet

Whether you’re concerned about the environment or saving money on your utility bill, water saving techniques around the home make sense. Make sure that your home’s plumbing is in good working order to help you avoid unnecessary water consumption. CONTINUE READING

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A leaky faucet in your home can be a costly and stressful headache

Here's how to protect yourself before you have to call a plumber for an inspection or repair. CONTINUE READING

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How to Prevent a Basement Flood and What to Do If It Happens

Basement flooding can be one of the most stressful and expensive upheavals you'll ever have to deal with as a homeowner. CONTINUE READING

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A clogged drain can be more than inconvenient – it can be downright harmful

Here's how to prevent clogs and what to do when it's time to call a plumber. Clogged drains can be one of the most common problems in your home – they can also be one of the most stressful. CONTINUE READING

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Plumbing Myths That Can Cost You Money

Plumbing is one of the trickiest parts of home ownership. A lot of the time, the cause of a problem isn’t visible, so you can only guess what it might be. Partly for this reason, there are many unfounded plumbing remedies out there that could actually hurt you financially. CONTINUE READING

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5 Common Plumbing Leaks and How to Avoid Them

Trickling toilets. Dripping taps. Leaky household appliances. Water leaks in your home are all too common and can lead to needlessly high water bills as well as costly structural issues or other possible damages if they’re not fixed right away. CONTINUE READING

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Common Plumbing Problems Around the House

Most homeowners know that there are dozens of different plumbing problems that can spring up around the house, sometimes without warning. Some of these are more common than others, and sometimes there’s a quick fix, while in other cases they require attention from professional plumbing services. CONTINUE READING

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7 plumbing warning signs you should never ignore

Most homeowners have a few essential tools on hand to deal with minor plumbing problems – for instance, a little elbow grease and a plunger can often do the trick for a clogged toilet or plugged drain. CONTINUE READING

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9 Smart Tips to Avoid Plumbing Disasters

From clogged drains, blocked kitchen sinks and slow draining bathtubs to leaking toilets and burst pipes, here are a few of our favourite smart tips to keep emergency home or office visits from your plumber – as well as costs – to a minimum. CONTINUE READING

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6 Smart Ways to Find the Right Plumber

Choosing the right plumbing services can be a difficult prospect – where to look, what to look out for and who to call – so make sure you research your options so that you choose a plumbing repair professional who’s reliable, competent and trustworthy. CONTINUE READING

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Frequently asked questions about plumbing

From leaky faucets to clogged toilets and where to find your water shut-off, our expert plumbers answer your most frequently asked plumbing questions here: CONTINUE READING

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Tips to avoid expensive plumbing calls

Working pipes and fixtures like faucets, drains, and toilets are vitally important and can be expensive to repair when they malfunction. Here are some tips and suggestions from our plumbing experts. CONTINUE READING