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How Little Plumbing Leaks Can Turn into Big Issues

2017-09-16T16:43:49-04:00April 12th, 2016|Plumbing|0 Comments

I often get asked by people what my worst plumbing work experience was. Of course, like most plumbers, I have no shortage of “war stories.” But, I can honestly say the worst fiascos tend to be the ones that actually started out as small plumbing leaks that were disregarded. […]

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Copper or Plastic – Costs and Benefits

2017-09-16T16:43:54-04:00February 29th, 2016|Plumbing, Renovations|0 Comments

When I'm out doing plumbing service calls in Guelph, I've got a lot of tools and materials at my disposal - and this, of course, includes piping. Often clients ask me, which is better: Copper or PEX? There isn't a really simple answer to that. I like working with copper and I take pride in [...]

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Drain Maintenance, things to consider.

2017-09-16T16:44:04-04:00February 9th, 2016|Preventive Maintenance|0 Comments

I get asked a lot about the kind of routine maintenance the average home owner can take on when it comes to Drains.  Here are 4 things to  consider regarding drain maintenance. The Garden Hose or Compressed Gas – Some people think the added water pressure of a hose will flush out the pipes and unclog [...]

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Understanding Your Home’s Plumbing

2017-09-16T16:44:13-04:00January 21st, 2015|Guelph, Plumbing, Preventive Maintenance, Water Treatment|0 Comments

There is so much to be excited about when you buy a new home, but there is also, typically, a lot to learn. Acquiring a basic knowledge of the mechanics of your Guelph home – things like plumbing, electrical, and HVAC systems – is a good idea. […]

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Money Saving Plumbing Tip – Be Prepared

2017-09-16T16:44:17-04:00January 18th, 2015|Plumbing, Water Treatment|0 Comments

Everyone is looking for ways to keep costs down these days. If you’ve got a project that requires the services of a Guelph plumber, there are a few ways you can help to keep your costs minimized. One of them: Be prepared! […]

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Guelph Water Heater Scams

2017-09-16T16:44:22-04:00January 8th, 2015|Guelph, Plumbing, Water Treatment|0 Comments

Unfortunately, as a Guelph plumber I hear frequent complaints about dubious door-to-door sales pitches involving sales reps who supposedly need to check your water heater. I hate to hear of people getting ripped off. This is a scam, and it goes like this: […]

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DIY Plumbing – Know Your Limits

2017-09-16T16:45:07-04:00January 1st, 2015|Plumbing, Renovations, Water Treatment|0 Comments

Everyone is looking to reduce expenses these days, and I get it. But with plumbing, as with pretty much everything in life, there is a time for handling the job yourself – and a time for calling in an expert.  […]