Your home’s sewer line is the most important element of your sewer system and has the potential to cause all of your drains to back up when a clog occurs. To prevent clogged or collapsed sewer lines, regular maintenance, and checks to your system are important.
At Water Guard Plumbing, we have seen our fair share of flooded basements. Basement flooding can happen at the worst times and usually happens as a result of mother nature, bad piping our just general bad luck.
Basement flooding can happen as a result of heavy rain, melting snow or a faulty pipe. However, there are steps you can take inside and outside of your home to prevent flooding from occurring. By taking the necessary steps to protect your home against flooding, you are potentially saving yourself thousands of dollars in repairs.
Waterproofing your basement can seem like a huge headache, but it is much less troublesome than having to deal with a flooded basement or water entering your home from a heavy downpour. By being proactive and taking the necessary steps to prevent disasters, you could save time, money and avoid surprises.
You’ve probably heard the term sump pump before, but what exactly is a sump pump and what does it do? With the recent snowstorm in Buffalo, NY, and last years flooding in the GTA, it is important as ever to be prepared for whatever mother nature throws our way.
If you aren’t prepared, winter can bring forth a number of plumbing issues, like the 2013 ice storm in the GTA. Plan a weekend before the cold months arrive to prepare your plumbing for winter, to avoid costly repairs in the spring.
Plumbing can seem complicated. There are so many different components and devices that make up the plumbing system in your home or place of business. Here is a breakdown of some of the plumbing devices you may find in your home and what they do.
As Canadians, we have to deal with a number of plumbing issues. Some are a result of unpredictable weather and others are just normal wear and tear.
One of the least understood plumbing solutions is Trenchless Plumbing. The main tool used in Trenchless plumbing is often known as a Torpedo.