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How To Prevent Your Downspouts and Gutters From Freezing

by Dr. Pipe | November 1, 2022 | Comments

Debris and leaves can accumulate on your roof and slow down or obstruct the smooth flow of rainwater in your drainage system. During winter, this situation can cause the roof drainage to freeze because pooled water at the elbows of downspouts can quickly turn to ice. Sometimes, snow can also settle at the bottom of Read more

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8 Tips How You Can Improve Your Gutter Downspout Drainage

by Dr. Pipe | July 1, 2022 | Comments

Your gutter downspouts underground drainage is an essential part of your home, as they help prevent water from damaging the rest of the property. However, if they’re not properly maintained, they can lead to disastrous consequences. If you have problems with water accumulating in your gutters or see water overflowing from them regularly, it could Read more

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Home Renovation: Step-By-Step Guide

by Dr. Pipe | April 6, 2022 | Comments

Before starting any renovation project the first thing to do is to construct a thorough home improvement project strategy. Find out all the stages in our step-by-step home renovation guide.

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How Much Will You Pay? Costs of Relining Drain Pipes

by Dr. Pipe | February 13, 2022 | Comments

Non-invasive trenchless technologies are great options for homeowners for pipe repair and replacement . Find out different methods of threnchless drain repair and the costs.

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4 Signs of a Possible Sewer Backup

by Dr. Pipe | July 23, 2021 | Comments

When you use the washroom and then flush the toilet, the last thing you want is to see anything overflow onto the floor. It won’t be fun mopping up the water and cleaning up the mess. Backups can be as minor as a slow drain and as major as an overflowing toilet. It’s not something Read more

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How Much Does it Cost to Repair a Collapsed Drain?

by Dr. Pipe | July 9, 2021 | Comments

The drainage system beneath your home connects to the public network. And you, as the property owner, are responsible for any problems that may arise. If the system is functioning well, it’s easy to take it for granted even if you shouldn’t. The drains provide a way to dispose of wastewater in a sanitary fashion. Read more

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Reasons Why Drain Cleaning Is So Important

by Dr. Pipe | June 18, 2021 | Comments

It is best practice for you to include regular maintenance of your home’s pipes and drains and other home maintenance services. Sadly, many homeowners don’t realize or understand the importance of cleaning and maintaining their drain pipes. We will look into five main reasons why cleaning your drain is so essential. Prevention of clogs. Prevention Read more

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Trenchless Sewer Line Repair – How Effective is it?

by Dr. Pipe | June 11, 2021 | Comments

Is the water in your kitchen sink draining at a snail’s pace? That’s one of the telltale signs that you might have some problem in the plumbing infrastructure buried beneath your home. You can call a plumber to correct the problem either using traditional methods or using trenchless sewer line repair methods. While trenchless options Read more

Garden Hose Valve and Inside Valve Replacement

by Dr. Pipe | June 7, 2021 | Comments

Drain and plumbing service provided in: Carlington Work completed: Garden hose valve replacement Inside valve replacement


Weeping Tile: What Should Know the Homeowner

by Dr. Pipe | June 1, 2021 | Comments

Whether you are a first-time homeowner or not, you may be wondering why water does not come through to your basement. Weeping tile is the answer. On this page1 What is a Weeping Tile?2 Installing a Weeping Tile3 How Weeping Tiles Work4 Steps and Details of Installing an Exterior Weeping Tile4.1 Digging a Trench 4.2 Applying Read more