October 12th, 2021

What does yellow or rusty water mean?

In Quebec, we are privileged to have access to clean drinking water and we are used to seeing clear water flowing from our taps. However, there are times when the water is a little less...More >>

September 16th, 2021

What is considered a plumbing emergency ?

Most homeowners have had to deal with plumbing problems at one time or another. But how do you tell the difference between something minor and a real emergency? When should you call a professional and...More >>

August 27th, 2021

What damage can cooking oil do when it's poured down the drain?

Let's face it, some things are better fried. Oil is indeed very handy when it comes to cooking lots of delicious meals, but how do you get rid of it? Cooking oil seems harmless and...More >>

garden hose coiled on patio

July 6th, 2021

What is a frost-free spigot and why do I want one?

Garden hoses get their water from the same plumbing pipes as the rest of our household water but their tap or spigot is generally located on an exterior wall. There are different types of spigots...More >>

June 10th, 2021

A bit of water under the sink: should I worry?

When water starts to drip and puddle under the sink, it’s time to act. A big part of the worry that homeowners experience comes from not knowing whether the plumbing problem is serious or not....More >>

May 5th, 2021

My dishwasher isn’t draining fully: should I call a plumber?

If you find water at the bottom of your dishwasher after the cycle is finished, you may need to call a plumber. But there are a few things you can try first. Let’s look at...More >>

April 14th, 2021

How long does a hot water tank last?

Your trusty old water heater in the basement or utility closet doesn’t usually get a lot of attention until it starts acting up and you start to consider replacing it. As Gatineau’s plumbing experts, we’re...More >>

March 22nd, 2021

5 fuites de plomberie les plus courantes dans votre maisonmost common plumbing leaks in your home

Dripping water might not seem like a huge problem at first, but if left unattended, it can end up costing you a lot of time and money to fix. Dealing with plumbing leaks as soon...More >>

February 10th, 2021

Does your check valve meet your municipality's standards?

Check valves, sewer backup valves, backflow valves. No matter how you name them, these valves are mandatory in all Quebec residences as per the Quebec Building Code and the National Plumbing Code. Check valves prevent...More >>