Why Is My Sink Gurgling?

A gurgling sink

Your kitchen and bathroom sinks see a lot of food scraps, waste, beard trimmings, and soap scum on a daily basis. They handle this without fail … most of the time. However, if you start to hear your sink gurgling, you don’t have to panic! When you hear your sink gurgling, it’s not a problem […]

What Is Hydro-Jetting?

Toronto plumber feeding sewer inspection camera into a floor drain while footage is being broadcast on a monitor.

If you’ve got tree roots in your septic system, clogged drains, or other persistent plumbing problems, chances are that professional plumbers will get out the hydro-jetting machine to tackle the problem. In fact, hydro-jetting is one of our most commonly used procedures while we’re performing drain repair in Toronto. But what exactly is hydro-jetting, and […]

5 Things to Keep Out of Your Drains

Up close shot of sink with stopper to prevent debris from washing down the drain.

Clogged drains are a household nuisance that nobody wants to deal with. Sometimes, a clogged drain just happens due to normal day-to-day use. But if you find yourself frequently calling us for drain cleaning in Toronto or nearby neighborhoods, there might be something larger going on with your plumbing system…or you could be the culprit. […]

When to Call an Emergency Plumber

Family gathered in the kitchen watching water leak from the ceiling into plastic buckets as dad calls an Toronto emergency plumber.

As a team that has dealt with all kinds of plumbing emergencies in Toronto, we’re very familiar with being on the other end of panicked phone calls. Whether you’re calling after regular business hours about an overflowing toilet, a sewer line backup, or any other plumbing problems, chances are we’ve probably seen — and repaired […]

Benefits of Trenchless Sewer Repairs

Diagram showing how trenchless sewer repairs are performed underground.

Do you know your stuff about trenchless technology? Trenchless pipe repair is plumbing technology that has revolutionized the sewer repair process. The basic idea for this procedure is that rather than repairing or replacing your sewer pipes by digging up your entire system, a “new pipe” is inserted into the old pipe.  There are multiple […]

How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain With Standing Water

Yellow rubber duck sitting on edge of bathtub with standing water due to a clogged drain.

Your bathtub sees a lot of dirt, hair, and soap scum on a daily basis. As this debris builds up inside your drains, you may notice the water begins to drain slowly, slowly, slowly… until it stops draining at all! Now what? When dealing with a clogged bathtub, it’s important to fix the problem as […]

6 Common Causes for High Water Bills

Homeowner in Toronto, ON, looking at high water bill in shock.

From morning until evening, you depend on plumbing fixtures to supply you with fresh water for cooking, cleaning, and keeping your home running smoothly. Water is a major utility for every Toronto homeowner, and discovering an astronomical water bill is cause for panic, to say the least. 

How to Dispose of Cooking Oil

Pouring oil from a pan to a container for proper disposal.

After a long day of work and hours spent slaving away over dinner, you want the cleanup process to be as fast and simple as possible. You think nothing of chucking the food scraps in the garbage disposal and pouring the grease down the sink. After all, isn’t that what your sewer system is built […]

What Causes a Drain To Clog?

A woman unclogging a sink drain in a Toronto, ON home.

We use various types of drains throughout our day, whether prepping food in the kitchen or taking a shower to wind down for the night. Of course, it can be easy to overlook the items that we throw down our drains. That is—until we encounter an unexpected drain clog.

5 Most Common Sewer Line Problems

A plumber performing a plumbing inspection in a Toronto, ON home.

When you use the sink, toilet, or shower, you likely don’t pay any mind to where the water and waste go once it has traveled down the drain. However, your sewer lines deserve more attention than they receive. These pipes play a crucial role in your plumbing system’s overall health and function. If these pipes […]