Understanding Backflow and The Terminology

The city of Ottawa has recently updated its standards and rules about backflow and backflow valves. Now, businesses are required to install backflow prevention measures in accordance with the Backflow Prevention Program. However, not even a business owner understands the terminology or even what backflow is and why it can be dangerous. That is why […]

DIY Drain Unblocking

Clogged drains are possibly the most common plumbing issue; we’ve all been guilty of reaching for the quick-fix chemicals at the back of the cupboard when we discover one. Unbeknownst to many, however, is the fact that some of these harsh chemicals can do more harm than good in the long run. The low prices […]

The importance of having your chimney cleaned

A fireplace is a nice thing to have—especially in the winter months. It will keep your house warm and allow you to enjoy a special feeling of comfort and coziness. The downside of having a fireplace is the effort required to maintain it. Fireplaces must be cleared and cleaned regularly. So must the chimney. If […]