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Water Damage: Signs, Repair & Restoration

Water damage to your home can be avoided with regular maintenance of your plumbing, fixtures, and drains, but in the eventuality of it happening it is best to take immediate action to prevent further damages and complications. This article aims to help you learn what you can do if faced with common water damage signs …

Sump Pump Not Working? Find Out What’s Causing It

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A sump pump is your best guard against moisture if you have a basement that leaks or floods whenever it rains. When functioning well, your sump pump keeps mould and mildew in your basement at bay. It also gives you peace of mind knowing that you don’t have to deal with a flooded basement. Nonetheless, …

How to Clear a Clogged Drain

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Dealing with a clogged drain is never fun. It can be quite a hassle because of the mess it leaves behind and the disruption it causes to your day. In some cases, you can fix the problem on your own. For this reason, it’s good for homeowners to know the basics of unclogging a drain. …

All You Need to Know About Waterproofing Your Basement

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What Causes a Wet Basement? The following are the main reasons that cause a wet or flooded basement: Digging Basement Foundation. If your basement has undergone an excavation procedure, there is a chance of damaging the basement’s structural foundation. Digging your basement might affect the nearby soil in a way that disrupts the natural drainage. …

Protect Your House from Sewer Backups

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Sewer backups are officially the most commonly reported infrastructural problems that affect a property. According to an article from the Globe and Mail, water has become the main cause of home insurance claims in recent years. Because of this, home insurance providers have adjusted their policies accordingly, either by raising insurance deductibles or cutting down …

How to Fix Frozen Pipes

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When temperatures drop drastically, many individuals in Toronto and the GTA are experiencing frozen pipes. Problems like this are sometimes unavoidable, as we cannot predict the weather, but thankfully there is a solution.

How to Replace a Sewer Line with Minimal Digging

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For many homeowners, damaged sewer lines present a major hassle they wish to avoid at all costs. Nevertheless, just like any other element in a property, sewer pipes will inevitably deteriorate after a certain period of time. What determines when your pipes will fail is the material they are made of, how long they have …

How to Increase Water Pressure in Your House?

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While it’s true that a well-installed plumbing system can function for many decades without a hitch, it’s still a good idea to check the water pressure in your house on a regular basis. Twice a year is usually the baseline, and ideal water pressure in a house should sit at a minimum of 30 pounds …

Drain Camera Inspection for a New Property

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Buying a house is a huge step many look forward to. After months of browsing and trying to find the perfect place, you finally come across the house that has everything you want and needs. Fantastic! However, while this is an exciting time for every homebuyer, there is obviously much assessment to be performed on …