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How to Fix Leaking Pipes Before it Happens

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July 15, 2014
How to Fix Leaking Pipes Before it Happens

How to Fix Leaking Pipes Before it Happens Here’s how to fix leaking pipes before it happens: Step 1: Wrap threads Wrap the tape around the pipe clockwise. Step 2: Add pipe joint compound Smear a little pipe joint compound on the tape. Step 3: Tighten the connection Using two wrenches, tighten the connection. Read…

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Empty Your Sink Trap

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July 15, 2014
Empty Your Sink Trap

Empty Your Sink Trap Before you remove a sink trap, give the drain a few plunges with a toilet plunger. This will empty your sink trap, lessening the mess when you pull the trap. If you have a double sink, be sure to plug the other drain to contain the air pressure. If the strainer…

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Inside Walls

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July 11, 2014
Inside Walls

Inside Walls Your inside walls may not have much inner beauty, but it’s a good idea to take pictures of what’s inside during remodeling. The same goes for floors and ceilings. When your next remodeling or repair project rolls around, you’ll know where the framing and the electrical and plumbing lines are. Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/plumbing/handy-plumbing-tips-and-tricks/view-all#ixzz37B5tq0ed…

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Bucket Flush

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July 10, 2014
Bucket Flush

Bucket Flush You don’t have to run to the neighbor’s bathroom during a plumbing project. Instead do a bucket flush. Before you turn off the water supply, fill 2- gallon buckets with water. Flush the toilet by dumping the water into the bowl. You’ll get one flush per bucket. Works just as well as the…

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Drain Vacuum

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July 8, 2014
Drain Vacuum

Drain Vacuum When a hard object like a toothbrush, comb or toy plugs a toilet or drain, a plunger may not be the solution—it might only push the obstruction in deeper. Instead, suck out the water and the obstruction with drain vacuum – a wet/dry shop vacuum. Read more: http://www.familyhandyman.com/plumbing/handy-plumbing-tips-and-tricks/view-all#ixzz36t68J54j Toronto Plumbers – (416) 433-1111…

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Quiet Loud Sinks

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July 7, 2014
Quiet Loud Sinks

Quiet Loud Sinks To quiet loud sinks fill the space between two stainless steel sink basins with expanding foam. The foam deadens vibrations and lessens the gong effect. It’s possible to do this with the sink in place but much neater and easier before installation. Either way, let the foam harden and then trim away…

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Silence Creaking Pipes

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July 4, 2014
Silence Creaking Pipes

Silence Creaking Pipes Wrap pipes in adhesive-backed felt help silence creaking pipes. Running hot water can cause copper pipes to expand and grind against pipe hangers and joists. So pick up some adhesive-backed felt at the hardware store and cut it into strips. Then remove each hanger and wrap the pipe before refastening the hanger….

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Follow Plumber.ca On Facebook, Twitter, And Google+

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July 4, 2014

Follow Plumber.ca on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ Facebook Twitter Google+ Toronto Plumbers – (416) 433-1111 Acton Plumbers – (905) 691-5555 Ajax Plumbers – (905) 391-4444 Aurora Plumbers – (905) 717-7000 Bolton Plumbers – (905) 867-6666 Bradford Plumbers – (905) 868-5000 Brampton Plumbers – (905) 867-6666 Burlington Plumbers – (905) 483-1000 Etobicoke Plumbers – (416) 433-1111…

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First Blog Post

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July 3, 2014
First Blog Post

First Blog Post Hi everyone. Plumber.ca is starting their blog. Be sure to follow. We’ll keep you posted. Toronto Plumbers – (416) 433-1111 Acton Plumbers – (905) 691-5555 Ajax Plumbers – (905) 391-4444 Aurora Plumbers – (905) 717-7000 Bolton Plumbers – (905) 867-6666 Bradford Plumbers – (905) 868-5000 Brampton Plumbers – (905) 867-6666 Burlington Plumbers…

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