What’s a Water Hammer and How Do I Fix It?

What’s a Water Hammer and How Do I Fix It?

Water hammer or hydraulic shock is the loud bang you hear when a faucet or water-using appliance is quickly shut off. The banging is caused by the shock wave that causes the pipes to move and strike against one another or another closeby structure such as wall studs or floor joists. But it isn’t just annoying, it can potentially damage your plumbing system. Read on to find several methods of…

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What’s a Water Hammer and How Do I Fix It?

What’s a Water Hammer and How Do I Fix It?

Water hammer or hydraulic shock is the loud bang you hear when a faucet or water-using appliance is quickly shut off. The banging is caused by the shock wave that causes the pipes to move. And strike against one another or another closeby structure such as wall studs or floor joists. But it isn’t just annoying, it can potentially damage your plumbing system. Read on to find several methods of…

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Fixing Your Toilet DIY

Fixing Your Toilet DIY

Having problems with your toilet? Don’t worry, because here at Drain1, we have experience helping our clients in Toronto, Mississauga and even Brampton in helping with their broken or failing toilets. Here are some things to know when your toilet isn’t working and you want to fix it! It’s Not Draining One issue many of our clients face is that despite how many times they try to press the plunger…

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Welcome to Drain1!

Welcome to Drain1!

At Drain 1 Toronto Plumbers, we provide high-quality-plumbing service with guaranteed customer satisfaction. We are well known in the community for our competitive rates and experienced, licensed plumbing technicians year after year. We are aiming to meet your needs and expectation with our best service and customer care for our every single client. Do you have a plumbing problem? It is important to ensure the function of your plumbing system…

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Signs A Sewer Backup Is Coming

Signs A Sewer Backup Is Coming

Awaking in the morning and hearing that the house has a sewer backup is the probably one of the worst things to hear. The toilets are overflowing, the water is not draining down the sink, and your children are screaming all around the house. No one should have to go through this. Yet, the best way to fix this issue is to have avoided it from the very beginning. Here…

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Things to Avoid Throwing in the Kitchen Drain

Things to Avoid Throwing in the Kitchen Drain

When it comes to your kitchen drain, there are things that we naturally put into it, so it can flow away. However, like anything else in life, overdoing it can cause problems. There are things that we need to avoid putting down the drain unless you want problems to pop up down the line. Here are some of the stuff you should completely avoid tossing down the drain! Your Left-over…

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Hard Water & Why It Is A Problem!

Hard Water & Why It Is A Problem!

There are many issues to having hard water run through your pipes. Hence, the article will be exploring the issues in further depth. POSSIBLE SKIN IRRITATION & DULL HAIR Hard water can leave soap behind, on your clothes, hair and other materials you come in contact with. The residue, the mineral deposits, can attach to your skin and cause moisture to be sucked out of your body. Resulting in itching,…

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Removing Rust Stains

Removing Rust Stains

Rust stains are anyone’s greatest worry. Removing rust stains is harder and more annoying than worrying about it. But do not worry, cause we got you covered, cause we got some things you can follow to get rid of those pesky rust stains. Tip #1: Rust Stains on Clothes? Do you have rust on clothing that you are uncertain on how to remove? Well, it can be done by using…

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Plumbing Myths Debunked

Plumbing Myths Debunked

When it comes to plumbing there are many myths out there, some are quite foolish to imagine people would believe in. Yet, no matter how I wish it wasn’t true, it simply is. Well, here I present to you: Plumbing Myths Debunked! Myth 1: Toilets flush in the other direction in the land down under Bart Simpson explored this idea in the show The Simpsons. Yet, as much as he…

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How Sump Pumps Work

How Sump Pumps Work

Many of our customers do not understand what exactly a sump pump is. We will answer that as well as how sump pumps work. It is an important tool that some homes require and have. Furthermore, it can save you lots of money if installed properly. It is a pump installed in a basement or crawlspace. The goal of it is to prevent flooding and keeping your basement and dry…

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