Water Saving Tips

Water Saving Tips

Water Saving Tips There are many ways to conserve water around the house. We’ll explore the different areas of your house that use water and show you ways to save money and precious time. Leaks are the most common way water is wasted. The quickest solution is to inspect you water meter. Make sure you

What is an Escutcheon?

What is an Escutcheon?

What is an Escutcheon? Have you ever looked at your water supply line next to your toilet and wondered what that rusty metal disc at the base is? Or the part of your shower head that rests up against the wall that the pipe protrudes from? These are escutcheons. When installing any plumbing fixture whether

What’s Wrong With My Dishwasher?

What’s Wrong With My Dishwasher?

Having worked for an appliance repair company I’ve encountered many of the same problems over, and over again. The most common issues that arise are due to incorrect installations. I can’t stress this enough. Either hire a professional to do the install for you or read the manufacturers installation manual thoroughly. When a dishwasher malfunctions

What is Hard Water?

What is Hard Water?

In my last blog I very briefly mentioned hard water. We’re now going to take a more in depth look at what is hard water. Then will examine water softeners and how they it works. Most water contains different amounts of trace minerals. Problems with your plumbing system can arise when the concentration level of

Why a Plumber?

Why a Plumber?

Before I begin, let me clarify the title. This is not an article on why you need a plumber that should be self-explanatory. Rather, this is the story of how I became your Whitby Plumber. My journey started while I was backpacking through New Zealand and Australia. A life long dream had finally been achieved.