Flushable Wipes: not so flushable  after all.

Flushable Wipes: not so flushable ​after all.

There are many and varied “wipe” products available in the marketplace, with many brands including labels like “Flushable” or “Breaks apart after flushing” on their packaging.  

Compelling evidence suggests those claims to be inaccurate and we recommend against flushing …


Spring floods​ are no fun for basements.

As we welcome the oncoming of spring, the weather begins to improve, the layers of clothing decrease and the salt stains start to fade away; not all of the winter has gone yet.

What are we talking about? Well floodwater, …

Less Down The Drain

Less Down The Drain


Simple plumbing fixes will save you water


We use water in almost every area of our lives, but just because it’s readily accessible to us doesn’t make it an unlimited resource.

“We, as Canadians, are the biggest per-capita …


Fall Plumbing Tip: Winterize Outside Hose Taps

Don’t get caught with split pipes leaking in your basement this fall.  A few simple steps now will prevent this watery disaster later.

For Standard and Frost-Free outside hose taps:

  1. Remove garden hose from tap
  2. Shut off inside valve for

Spring Is Here—Don’t Let the Melt Get You Down!

The spring melt leads to higher water table and the higher risk of basement floods due to ground water. Inspecting your pump prior to the snow melting is easy to do and highly recommended so you’re not caught off guard …