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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. What is a Weeping Tile? Weeping tiles are 4” hollow porous pipes employed in discharging water from the ground. Whenever the pipe drains, it releases liquids into the sump Read more

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Catch Basin Cleaning and Maintenance

by Dr. Pipe | May 31, 2021 | Comments

After it rains, is your front yard marshy? What you need is a catch basin. We also refer to it as the storm drain. It is part of the drainage system that helps in removing excess water from the surface while trapping rubbish and debris. Its primary role is to prevent flooding by redirecting water Read more

Drain Relining Facts

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Drain relining consists of correcting a broken line by setting a new lining (pipe) into the existing one. This method is excellent for solving problems like; Leaking or open joints.  Radial cracks resulting from blockages. Root intrusion. The technique is standard in addressing situations where there’s minor damage; in a small part of the pipe. Read more

Backwater Valve – All You Need to Know About it

by Dr. Pipe | May 24, 2021 | Comments

Heavy rainstorms can overwhelm sewer systems with water. If this happens, the sewer systems could get backed up and flood your basement. The good news is that you can protect your home from flooding with a backwater valve installation. When you call Dr.Pipe Drain and Plumbing Services, we’ll figure out the problem, determine the best Read more

Bathtub Rough In

by Dr. Pipe | May 10, 2021 | Comments

Drain and plumbing service provided in: Ottawa Work completed: washroom renovation bathtub plumbing rough in including finishing faucet installation