When you first brought home your frisky kitten or wiggly puppy, you knew that you'd have to make a lot of changes around your home. You understood that your fluffy, furry friend would need some time to adjust to his or her new surroundings,and you anticipated house training and similarly messy activities. 


When you think of a sewer clog, you might envision excessive amounts o fwaste blocking the pipe. Non-flushable wipes, nappies and serviettes can certainly prevent water from reaching its final destination. However, one of the biggest contributors to sewer clogs has nothing to do with what you pour down your drain or flush down your toilet. Rather, your primary source for backed-up pipes may be shading your window right now: your trees. 


Natural gas offersan effectiveand efficient power sourcefor many household appliancesand systems. However, this power sourceis not without its risks. In fact,a natural gas leak representsaserious health and safety hazard ifleft undetected or unrepaired.

While dangerous gas leaks occur infrequently, it's important that you knowhowto prevent themand address themshould one occur in your home. In this blog, we discuss thesteps you can taketo preventand detect gas leaks. 


As a homeowner, you know the frustration and annoyance a clogged drain can cause. In addition to drainage and backflow problems, a full or partial clog in a kitchen drain can also come with unpleasant noises and odours.

In our last blog, "Gurgle, Gurgle, Glug: Why Is Your Sink So Noisy?," we discussed the many causes of loud sink drains. In this blog, we help you protect your kitchen sinks from one of the most common causes of loud, inefficient or smelly drains: food clogs.

Here are four of food items that you should never let slip down your kitchen drain.


When you turn on your kitchen tap, you should hear nothing but the quiet whoosh of water flowing into the sink. And when you turn the tap off again, the water should drain away silently without so much as a splash or a drip.

So when your tap gurgles or your drain empties with a loud glug, you know something sounds wrong. To determine why your sink makes such a raucous, take a look at the guide below.


You probably have an established mental image when it comes to plumbers. For many people, this image consists of limited experience and plenty of pop culture, and amounts to a not-quite-accurate depiction.

Unfortunately, this false image can prevent some homeowners from seeking the help of a professional plumber when they need it. Often this avoidance comes from the fact the homeowner just didn't know plumbers did the task they needed performed.

In this blog, we list four of the top services most homeowners (and maybe you yourself) didn't know your plumber provided.


You wake up in the middle of the night to a constant, wet 'plop'. At first, you think you forgot to turn the bathroom faucet off completely. Then, after you stumble out of bed and twist the knob with all your strength, you realise the 'drip, drip, drip' of the leaky spout isn't going anywhere.

Logically, you know leaks pose some threat to your home. But that first night, you feel too tired to deal with the problem, and, as time goes on, you downplay the possible repercussions.

Whether you have a visible leak like the one in this hypothetical situation or a hidden leak in a wall, this plumbing issue requires proper detection, analysis and repairs. Left unaddressed, a leak affects your entire home. In this blog, we walk you through six of the most common leak-related problems and how to approach them.

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