5 Common Business Plumbing Mistakes That Can Cost You Money

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From hiring the wrong person for your plumbing jobs to trying to solve them all by yourself, many business owners make serious plumbing-related mistakes that cost them both time and money.

In this blog post, we’ll cover five of the most common plumbing mistakes businesses make, why they’re not worth making yourself and how you can easily avoid them by working with an experienced professional.

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Plumbing Checklist: 10 Steps to Prevent Leaks, Mold and Damage

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From cracked pipes to clogged drains, sometimes the simplest plumbing issues can be the most frustrating for your business. In this blog post, we’ll share 10 steps you can take as a business owner to prevent leaks, mold and plumbing damage.

Run your taps often

When you rarely use certain taps, water can collect in the pipe beneath them and sit untouched for a long time. Because of this, you should run taps for a few minutes in advance to flush out ‘old’ water … Read More

How Fixing Leaking Faucets Can Save You $100+ Every Year

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Have you noticed a leaky faucet somewhere in your workplace? From leaky outdoor faucets to cracks underneath your office sink, small leaks could cost your business a significant amount of money every year.

Over the course of a day, a leaking faucet may not even let out enough water to fill a normal sized glass. However, over the course of a year a single leaking faucet could end up costing your business hundreds of dollars.

This is especially true for businesses with multiple leaking … Read More

5 Easy Water Conservation Tips for Bars, Cafés and Restaurants

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When it comes to saving water, there’s a wealth of information available for those trying to lower their water usage at home. Despite this, restaurants, bars and cafés have little information available on how they can reduce their water usage.

With the average North American restaurant using 5,800 gallons of water each and every year, reducing your bar, café or restaurant’s water consumption by as little as 10 percent can make a significant difference to the environment.

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5 Different Ways to Fix a Blocked Toilet in 10 Minutes or Less

Ways to Fix a Blocked Toilet in 10 Minutes or Less

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Is your toilet blocked? Using too much toilet paper, combined with plumbing that’s not designed for modern toilets, can result in blockages. Luckily, blocked toilets are usually easy to fix in just a few minutes using basic equipment.

In this blog post, we’ll share five different ways that you can fix a blocked toilet in 10 minutes or less. From cleaning chemicals to the classic toilet plunger, read on to find out the fastest way to clear your toilet and get it working … Read More

Cleaning Drains Safely: Dos and Don’ts for Damage-Free Drain Repair

Dos and Don’ts for Damage-Free Drain Repair

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From blockages that prevent water from draining properly to odors that make even the most ventilated bathroom unpleasant, blocked drains can cause a wide range of annoyances for homeowners.

Luckily, most blocked drains are easy to fix using simple tools and readily available cleaning products. However, even when you’re using simple tools, it’s important to maintain a focus on safety.

Drain safety involves two things: keeping yourself safe from hazardous chemicals and potentially sharp objects, and protecting your drain from damage caused … Read More

5 Tips for Creating an Energy-Efficient, Sustainable Home Kitchen

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With your appliances constantly operating and your tap always running, the average home kitchen can use a huge amount of water and energy. In contrast, a kitchen that has been designed with energy efficiency in mind can use exceptionally little.

In this blog post, we’ll share five simple tips that you can use to make your kitchen a more energy-efficient, sustainable part of your home. Many of these tips cost little to implement and significantly reduce your energy and water bills … Read More

From Coffee to Cooking Oil: 5 Ingredients that Always Block Sinks

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Do you occasionally dispose of cooking ingredients and food waste in your kitchen sink? This common habit is something that millions of people do daily, and it could lead to serious blockages in your kitchen’s drainage system.

From cooking oil to coffee, certain substances build up inside your kitchen sink’s drain over time and make it impossible for water to drain out property. The end result is a kitchen that’s less functional and far more of a frustrating headache.

If you’re guilty … Read More

How to Prevent Plumbing Blockages

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From restaurants to offices, blocked drains can be a major annoyance for any type of business. Although many blocked drains are easy to fix, others can require extensive work in order to be repaired, often at a significant cost and productivity loss.

Thankfully, it’s far easier to prevent blocked drains from occurring than to fix them after the fact. In this blog post, we’ll share five tips that you can use at work and at home to stop plumbing blockages from occurring.

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How to Identify Leaking Pipes in Your Building

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Has your water pressure suddenly decreased? If your faucets and appliances are no longer functioning as well as they previously did, your plumbing system might have developed a leak.

Most of the time, the water line to your place of business will be metered in order to assess how much you consume. A leak can become an expensive annoyance by using up water even when your faucets and appliances are switched off.

In addition to the direct costs, leaks can have serious … Read More