The hose bib – such a small device sticking out of your garage or outdoor walls; there’s not much to think about when you attach a garden hose to “the thingy in the wall” to turn on your sprinkler system throughout the warmer months. But come the colder months if left unattended these bibs can cause a host of issues for your home and cost you money you could have saved.
There is never a good reason for your basement to flood, and if it occurs you need to act quickly – thankfully for all you homeowners, the good folks at John the Plumber Kanata are here to help you out, and thought we’d provide a little info on this type of plumbing emergency.
As another hot summer ends in Oakville, our office is well prepared and waiting for the phone to begin ringing as it does every year at this time to inquire about sump pumps. Autumn and spring experience heavy rainfalls and run-off in this area, and we get a flood of calls (pardon the pun!), with the W-5 on sump pumps and how they work.
The weather has turned warmer, people seem a bit cheerier, and winter parkas and Sorels are being replaced with gumboots and raincoats. Spring is finally on it’s way in Hamilton! But what does that mean for your plumbing? Winter can be harsh on your plumbing, and there are a few things a homeowner can do to ensure that their plumbing is looking good and ready for the big thaw.
If you are like most of the population in Hamilton, you probably cannot wait for the spring thaw to come and it cannot come soon enough. Long, cold, harsh winters in the city can drive people absolutely crazy, and those first warming temperatures and the sound of trickling water outside generally puts a smile on people’s faces and a spring in their steps as the warmer season finally arrives.