Author Archives: Joseph Parker

How to Flush a Toilet Whenever the Water Is Turned Off

Modern indoor plumbing is an absolute necessity for the sanitation and health of practically every household in Canada.  The bathroom toilet plumbing, for most families, works perfectly well 99 percent of the time.  The basic function is performed by simply pulling the handle.  However, whenever the water supply is cut off, that is when indoor plumbing isn’t able to do its job.  This can create a very unpleasant situation.  Keep reading for tips on how your toilet can be flushed when the water isn’t on.

Toilet Problems

When a toilet won’t flush, that isn’t as serious of a plumbing emergency … read more

How to Install a Drain Plug in Your Bathtub

Many people don’t realize the important role a bathtub drain stopper plays in their hygiene routine. A drain plug is not needed if taking showers. In fact, if you regularly take showers, you might not even have one. However, as experts from the field said, if you enjoy a relaxing bath, a drain plug is a necessity. If your bathtub does not have a drain plug or it is not working properly, you can easily install one.

A Simple DIY Plumbing Repair

There are any number of reasons you may need to replace a drain plug. There may be a … read more

Ways to Clean your Shower Drain

It’s very alarming to see that as you take your shower, the water starts pooling under your feet. This is mainly because it calls for your attention to clean shower drain. How does one clean a drain? If you find yourself asking this, well we’ve got the answer for you. But before we go to the steps, we’d like to give a reminder to make sure that the problem won’t last as it may cause odor problems, mold, and overflowing water which are the ingredients to having a complete disaster.

Now let’s get down to business and learn some steps … read more

Tips to Maintaining your Home’s Plumbing System

The history of plumbing started as early as the Roman times. However, we can thank technology for today’s modern and more advanced plumbing systems. Now we can all enjoy a good supply of hot and cold water on our demand without having to go through a lot of effort. Basically, the plumbing principle revolves around pressure and valves. Both sound very simple and easy to deal with, but everybody knows what a household can be when any or both of these start acting up.

Not many homeowners are keen on spotting plumbing problems especially when the issue is still minor. … read more