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Broken Water Pipes Under Slabs

Plumbing leaks tend to be evident long before they cause damage to your home. For example, you may notice water stains or musty odours as warning signs. But, when it comes to having a broken water pipe under your slab, it’s not always as obvious. Indeed, many of the following signs of a possible broken water pipe can actually be very subtle. Here is how to determine if you have a broken water pipe under your slab.

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Safe Drinking Water For First Nations

The state of the drinking water in First Nations communities has been receiving a lot of attention recently. Progress is being made to call to attention to the water crisis that is plaguing the First Nations.

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Winter Water Heater Tips

If there is ever a time for your water heater to remain in peak condition, it is certainly during the winter months. Just like your pipes, your water heater also needs to be winterized to ensure that it continues to function well throughout the winter season - especially since it has to work overtime during this time of the year. Here are some tips.

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Cabin Plumbing Tips

Here are some tips for closing your cabin for the winter season. Drain Your Pipes and Water Heater Assuming that you are not heating your cabin during the winter months, ensure that you drain the pipes and shut off the water supply. You can do this by attaching a hose to the lowest point in the plumbing and then use an air compressor to effectively blow out all of the water.

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Frozen Pipe Prevention

Frozen pipes can inflict serious damage on your home. Even the smallest crack can unleash 250 gallons of water every day, leaving flooding, water damage and structural damage in its wake. When it comes to winterizing your home this winter, preparing your pipes for the winter season should be one of your foremost priorities. What Causes Frozen Pipes?

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