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What To Look For In A Quality Plumbing Service

Posted by on January 31/2015 | 0 Comments

Looking For A Quality Plumbing Service? A quality plumbing service has insured and licensed plumbers at your disposal. Say you’ve got a leak, water damage, busted pipes, clogged drains, back flow or tree root problems, and it’s an emergency. Your first instinct is to dial up a local plumber from the phone book or do a quick Google search. You don’t have time to shop around, compare policies, or read reviews — you need help, now! But after long waiting times, poor customer service, lackadaisical workmanship, and unclear pricing, you kick yourself for not preparing for this moment sooner, and actually finding a company that cares about you and your investments. What Should You Look For? During an emergency or simply when between routine repairs, it’s best to find a company that’s dedicated to your satisfaction. The following are the hallmarks of an excellent plumbing service — and qualities that…

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The Top Five Most Common Household Plumbing Problems

Posted by on January 26/2015 | 0 Comments

Common Household Plumbing Problems It’s no good having a local, licensed plumber on speed dial if they can’t attend to the most common household plumbing problems that afflict homeowners across southwestern Ontario. Some jobs are naturally bigger, more expensive, demanding, and invasive than others, but there are other sets of tasks that shouldn’t take a qualified Ontario plumber much time or effort to complete. While there are a host of small repairs you can make yourself for common plumbing issues, sometimes the problem goes just beyond the realm of common expertise or knowledge or requires proper tools and capabilities that…

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Be Your Home’s Hero And Unblock A Clogged Toilet!

Posted by on December 29/2014 | 0 Comments

How To Unblock Toilet We’ve all been in that situation—equal parts frustrating, frightening, and embarrassing—when we’re faced with clogged toilets and are the ones who caused it. Try as we might, we can’t get the water to flush properly, and time’s running out. It’s bad enough when we’re alone, but all the more dicey when we have guests over or if we live with other people—and even worse when we’re unable to unblock toilets at one of our host’s washrooms! So before you panic, start flushing madly (a terrible idea, by the way!), and flood the room, remember HY-PRO Plumbing…

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Prepping Pipes For Another Cold Winter Is Essential

Posted by on December 22/2014 | 0 Comments

Prepping Pipes For Winter Prepping pipes for the cold winter is essential in maintaining its health. You’ve enjoyed your cottage, lodge, or cabin as much as humanly possible this year—in fact, you’ve squeezed every last moment out of your cherished holiday house, trying to escape the city or the doldrums of work. But now it’s time to face the facts: once again, winter is upon us, and you’re going to have to wait through another four months of cold wind, snow, and ice before you can enjoy another relaxing getaway. For you, it’s high time you made sure you cottage’s plumbing systems are outfitted for another winter. Here are a few things to remember when winterizing any vacant dwelling. How Can You Begin Prepping Pipes? Obviously, you’re going to want to have some heat flowing through the premises to not turn your property into an ice cube. Some residual heat…

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A Trusted Plumbing And Drain Specialist Is Even Handier Over The Holidays

Posted by on November 17/2014 | 0 Comments

A Handy Dandy Drain Specialist Having a trusted plumbing and drain specialist is handy, especially over the holidays. Have big plans for the holidays? Are you fixing to entertain friends, family members, and other honoured guests, preparing sumptuous and multi-course feasts, stop-overs for out-of-towners, and plenty of fireside cheer for those cold (but very merry) nights? Got a major “ugly Christmas sweater” party planned? How about a comfy evening of wine and cheese for a few close friends? Maybe you’re saving all that energy for New Year’s Eve, when you’ll open your doors to 2015 and to a crowd of countdown revelers! Choose A Local Drain Specialist However you decide to share your home this holiday season, having substantial meals and numerous guests means your plumbing and drainage system will be working overtime to accommodate all that extra flow. Dishwashers, sinks, and garbage disposal units will have their work cut…

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Have A Clogged Bathtub Drain? Avoid That Horrible Disaster!

Posted by on October 21/2014 | 0 Comments

Is Your Bath Clogged? Tips On Avoiding a Clogged Bath Drain There are few things more irritating than finding your bath clogged when you need to use the tub or shower. But if you live in an old apartment or house, or your plumbing hasn’t been updated in a long time, you may have to endure this somewhat gross phenomenon more often than you’d like. Here are some tips for the trade to help prevent a clogged bath. Remember, you don’t have to struggle alone with a bath clogged by stray hair, mineral deposits and other substances like soap scum. Trust the Ontario plumbing professionals at HY-PRO Plumbing and Drain Cleaning to eliminate your clogged bath problem quickly and effectively. Professional Drain Cleaning If you’re like most people, you probably don’t enjoy taking a shower with a clogged bath drain. Having dirty water rising up past your ankles doesn’t exactly…

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The Importance of Having Professional Plumbers on Speed Dial

Posted by on September 05/2014 | 0 Comments

The Need For Professional Plumbers Professional plumbers will address any kind of plumbing issue at any hour of the day. Plumbing problems can happen to anyone, at any time of the day, in any kind of house or apartment. In many situations, they can seem to come out of nowhere – one day, you’re using your sink, shower, toilet or laundry with no real problems, and the next, your whole home is in chaos – but the truth is that most plumbing issues are so small that people tend to ignore them until they become massive and require large-scale repairs. You may have grown used to overlooking or ignoring seemingly small issues with your plumbing, but once you’ve experienced the financial pain and general hassle of a large repair, you understand the crucial importance of catching even the smallest leaks or plumbing mishaps before they grow larger. Regular maintenance can…

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