Top Plumbing Tips From the Toronto Team You Can Trust

Nobody likes paying for repairs—especially when damage could have been avoided. While it’s nice to know that a reliable plumber is only a phone call away—it’s even better when you never have to make that call. That’s why the team at The Drain Man have listed some of our top tips to keep your pipes, showers, faucets, drains, tubs and other areas tubs free from blockages and running correctly. Check them out below:

  • Keep all eavestroughs clean
  • If the downspouts run on to the property, make sure they discharge at least 6 feet from the house
  • To keep showers, sinks, and tubs running smooth:

  • Use lint screens
  • Pour a solution of vinegar and baking soda down the drain twice yearly to remove soap buildup

  • Keep all eavestroughs clean
  • If the downspouts run on to the property, make sure they discharge at least 6 feet from the house
  • To keep showers, sinks, and tubs running smooth:
  • Use lint screens
  • Pour a solution of vinegar and baking soda down the drain twice yearly to remove soap buildup
  • Operate all shutoff valves once a year to prevent seizing
  • Shut off and fully drain all outside taps in fall to prevent bursting from ice
  • Make sure that the grading around the house slopes away from the house
  • Pour a pail of cold water mixed with 1 cap of bleech into each floor drain to keep the trap wet and clean
  • Keep any catch basins on the property clean and clear of debris

Unfortunately, even regular maintenance is no guarantee that you’ll be free from plumbing issues. When you have a problem, call the team at The Drain Man in Scarborough for repairs you can count on.

The Drain Man
440 Brimley Road, Unit 11
Scarborough, ON M1J 1A1

Phone 
416-699-1370

After-hours phone: 416-699-8885

Email 
admin@drainmaninc.com

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Emergency after hours service available seven days a week.

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