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When is it Time to Call HomeWise Plumbing?

When is it Time to Call HomeWise Plumbing? At HomeWise Plumbing, we applaud people who are resourceful, and who do what they can themselves in the area of building maintenance; however, when it comes to water issues, a tremendous amount of damage can occur from the simplest of faults. For instance, one customer had their […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Low Water Pressure in Your Home

Everything You Need to Know About Low Water Pressure in Your Home Many things in your home use water, and if your water pressure isn’t working correctly, it can cause problems for you. This guide will tell you what low water pressure looks like, what can cause it, and why it is a big deal. […]

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How to Fix Your Running Toilet

What do you do when you have a running toilet? The first step you should consider is determining the root cause or the reason behind the running water issue and finding the best solution. Usually, a running toilet means you’ll need one of three things – a new fill valve, flush valve, or flapper. However, […]

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Plumbing Tips for a Disaster Free Holiday

It’s the holiday season with family and friends getting together, and most homeowners are likely to forget about their plumbing system’s preventive care. The increased workload on the plumbing system often results during the holiday season while everyone is busy with holiday preparations. With extra people at home and an increased workload on your plumbing […]

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Top 6 Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions

Top 6 Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions As a homeowner, you need your plumbing to work effectively and all the time. If your plumbing stops working, it could cause serious problems throughout your home. We have answered the top questions we get asked from customers below, but if you have other questions contact us.   Do I […]

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How a Gravity Toilet Works

When a properly functioning toilet is sitting undisturbed, the water in the tank keeps the float held aloft. In this position, the ballcock (or fill valve) is held closed, preventing more water from entering the tank from the plumbing supply. Meanwhile, the flapper sits in the flush valve seat, preventing water from exiting the tank […]

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Before You Call a Plumber: If Your Hot Water Tank or Heater is Leaking

It’s a common problem with older water heaters, which is why it’s a good idea to replace your tank, or at least have a plumber inspect it, if it is nearing the end of the warranty period. If it’s already too late, and your water heater is leaking, you should aim to get a replacement […]

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How Not to Need a Plumber: Water Heater Maintenance

The temperature and pressure relief valve is critical to the safety and proper operation of your water heater. It’s a simple but important valve and should be checked once a year. The T&P relief valve is located either on the top of the water heater in the centre or on the side of the water […]

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