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WINTER DEFROST– PREVENTATIVE ACTIONS

 

As the spring weather approaches, snow and ice start to defrost, which can cause serious issues such as flooding. The defrost may not only affect the roads and your route to work, but can affect your home as well. Our Mississauga plumbers here at Precise Plumbing want to help prevent catastrophic damage to your home before it happens. Therefore, below are some preventative actions that can be taken to help avoid the excess defrosted water from entering your home.

 

Outside the Home Preventative Actions:

  • Seal any cracks or openings in walls/foundations
  • Clean eaves troughs and spouts of any leaves/debris
  • Make sure your downspouts are draining properly, two meters from your foundation’s walls is a good approximation
  • If you do not already have one, you should consider having a sump pump installed in your home from one of our experienced plumbers in Mississauga
  • If you already have a sump pump, ensure the discharge lines are not frozen and are draining properly
  • Confirm the grading around your home slopes away from the foundation wall
  • Inspect weeping tile systems and if damaged, make sure it is repaired
  • Clear debris from roadside sewers

 

Inside the Home Preventative Actions:

  • Older neighborhood homes may need to have a backwater valve installed
  • Contact our licensed plumbers in Mississauga to complete proper maintenance checks on existing valves, pumps/pits, discharge lines, sewer drains, and general plumbing
  • If a tree is located on your yard, consider having your sewers checked annually as a preventative caution to prevent damage to your sewer from tree roots
  • Check for any leakage in your pipes by running your faucets and inspecting under the sinks
  • Look at your ceilings and visually scan for water damage

 

At Precise Plumbing, we think that doing preventative measures to keep your home safe is the best solution to avert irreparable damage to your home and belongings. Consider these steps when doing your spring cleaning  and contact us online or give us a call at (647) 878-9293 for more information.

 

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Tips for Bathroom Renovations in Mississauga

Renovating your bathroom not only allows you to modernize this space in your home, but also adds value to your property. Whether you have a larger bathroom in a newer home or a smaller one in an older home, before you renovate the look and design of your bathroom, you want to consider important aspects to ensure the finished project meets your objectives.

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Benefits of Regular Drain Cleaning in Mississauga

Drainage cleaning in Mississauga is perhaps one of the most overlooked aspect when it comes to the maintenance of your home. A comprehensive drain pipe actually receives all the water that comes from the small pipes in your home . While a drain pipe is usually pretty tough, a lot of times it also carries a lot of rubbish or debris that might have come from your sink, tub, toilet or dishwasher.

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Signs of a Plumbing and Drains Blockage

Some of the worst nightmares that no one would wish to experience at any time is having to flash your toilet and have it overflow on the floor. Also, seeing your sink not getting empty all over sudden can be quite annoying. These are some of the reasons that will make any homeowner to call an emergency plumbing and drains service providers.

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Common Drain Problems in Mississauga

A defective drainage system can cause frustration to the people living in a building if not detected and fixed in good time. Drainage problems can occur at anytime, and they require professional handling to ensure they do not recur. Old effluent pipes require regular inspection and repairs as they are more likely to have defects. The following are some of the most common problems that affect homeowners in Mississauga.

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Mississauga Plumbers Share Tips for Finding Water Leaks

Not all water leaks are easy to spot and find, like an annoying dripping faucet or the pooling water underneath a sink. Sometimes, leaks can occur in other areas of the home that are not as easily accessible or can even be out of sight. Just because you do not hear the drip, drip, drip sound of water or hear water flowing through the pipes within your home does not mean water is not leaking somewhere.

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