Blog

Plumbing FAQs Category: Plumbing Facts & Tips

Rusted and corroded pipe

Plumbing is a common requirement, and almost every home has a plumber that they rely on. Homeowners often have a lot of plumbing questions, so we thought we'd answer some of the most common ones in a post. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions our Greater Victoria plumbers hear:

Read More →

The Biggest Plumbing Myths Category: Plumbing Facts & Tips

Myths vs Facts

Usually homeowners consider plumbing an emergency service, and when not immediately required it's "out of sight and out of mind". On top of this, there are several plumbing myths that most homeowners believe that prevent them from seeking help even when they are aware of various plumbing issues. Here we take a look at some of the most expensive plumbing myths.

Read More →

Helpful Emergency Plumbing Tips for Every Home Category: Plumbing Facts & Tips

A certified plumber explaining a kitchen sink repair to a homeowner.

The first step to becoming a responsible homeowner is having a good understanding of basic plumbing tips. Plumbing systems might need emergency service at any time. Imagine discovering a heavy leak in your water line early in the morning, or a flooded bathroom late at night!

There are plumbing companies in Langford & Colwood that offer emergency solutions, but it's also good for you to know the basics. Once an issue is no longer manageable, you can get in touch with a Westshore plumbing service to handle the situation.

Read More →

Never Worry About A Broken Washing Machine Ever Again Category: Plumbing Facts & Tips

Don't fall into the trap of having a broken washing machine!

Washing machines have undoubtedly made washing clothes convenient. Households no longer have to waste time and effort in washing clothes by hand just like the old days. Even young kids can wash dirty clothes with the features made available by modern washing machines.

But calling a plumber in Victoria can’t be avoided when your washing machine malfunctions. So as a treat, we have listed a few common washing machine problems that you can expect, plus the solutions that you can use to fix them before you call a Victoria plumber.

Read More →

Top 3 Water Saving Upgrades Category: Plumbing Facts & Tips

Find a local plumber in Duncan to save water!

The start of a new season is always a perfect time to assess your home's current plumbing system and think about upgrades. One popular option is to replace your current plumbing fixtures with new fixtures that will save you money on water expenses.

This is luckily quite easy. Whether you're in Duncan, Victoria, or Campbell River, all you have to do is find a local Vancouver Island plumber to make sure the job is done professionally, efficiently, and affordably. Well, that's what we're here for! Have a look at some of the water saving upgrades Plumbers 911's Vancouver Island network of professional plumbers can do for you:

Read More →

Stop Believing These Infamous Plumbing Myths Category: Plumbing Facts & Tips

Some people know plumbing repair hacks – or at least they think so. But if this is the case, then why do we often get calls from Vancouver Islanders asking, “What did I do wrong?” It's an advantage to have plumbing skills, but it's an even greater advantage once you know which plumbing tips are myth or fact.

To help you out, we've listed three of the biggest plumbing myths, debunked by a reliable local Victoria plumber. We hope that after reading this, you'll spread the knowledge!

Read More →

Getting Reliable Heating & Cooling Service Category: Plumbing Facts & Tips

Jeff Fogarty, the HVAC equipment specialist for the Civil Engineer Maintenance Inspection Repair Team at Tyndall Air Force Base

When it comes to keeping your home comfortable and your energy costs down, reliable heating and cooling service is paramount. You want to make sure that you have the best system for your type of home and lifestyle, while ensure that it stays in good repair for as long as possible. Make sure you know how to choose the best HVAC service for your needs.

Read More →

The Benefits of Dual Flush Toilets Category: Plumbing Facts & Tips

The flush button for a dual flush toilet.

Dual flush toilets, also known as high-efficiency toilets and low flow toilets, are becoming more and more popular nowadays. They're the choice of not only budget-conscious homeowners, but also individuals concerned with saving water for environmental purposes. A dual flush is the same toilet that you're used to, but with separate flush triggers added: one for liquid waste and one for solid waste.

Just how will a dual flush toilet installation benefit you? Let us show you how.

Read More →