The 2023 AprilHy-Pro Plumbing Blog

Ontario Sewer Pipes Repair

Posted by on April 24/2023

The most wretched of plumbing problems for Ontario residents is a sewage backup in which you have to evacuate your humble abode. Imagine this–raw and contaminated wastewater being upchucked back into your basement and plumbing fixtures including your sinks, bathtubs, showers, shower heads, and then some. A home’s sewer line consists of all the pipework located deep underneath the ground which includes the main sewer lateral which is connected to the municipal sewage system. Lately, if you’ve noticed the piping in your house seems to have fallen into disrepair, for example, with multiple, sluggish, or backed-up drains this is something…

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Issue with Poly Pipes

Posted by on April 15/2023

What Are Poly Pipes? The Controversial Plumbing Choice That Could Cost You Thousands of Dollars Poly pipes, also known as polybutylene pipes (or poly b pipes), were once installed in homes and businesses for their main plumbing and water supply. They were made of a plastic resin material (plastic pipe) and were lightweight, easy to install, and relatively inexpensive compared to other plumbing materials. Despite that, using poly-b pipes has since been discouraged or banned in homes due to concerns about durability and potential failure. Our trained Hy-Pro Plumbing & Drain Cleaning technicians know how to identify them and can discuss your options. Depending on the location of poly pipes in your home or business or if you are considering purchasing a property with polybutylene pipes, a replacement should be a consideration. Call one of our friendly and professional staff at 1-877-554-9776 to discuss your situation or to book an…

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The Importance of Sump Pumps

Posted by on April 06/2023

Why Sump Pump Repairs Can’t Wait Your city has had a considerable amount of rain recently, but have you thought about the working condition of your sump pump? Do you even have one installed on your property? If you do not have the answers to these questions, it’s a smart idea to find them quickly so you can get sump pumps repair by an Ontario plumber. Whether or not you’re currently experiencing wet weather, assessing the condition of your sump pump is an important part of home maintenance that can help prevent flooding and structural damage. What Is A Sump…

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