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What the Crap is a Bidet?

We’ll try not to get too personal… We’ve all been there. You’re doing our business, and you realize there’s no toilet paper. You start to panic, frantically searching your bathroom cabinets hoping to find even half a roll. With a national TP shortage, this is a reality we’ll likely be dealing with for quite some time. But whether you’re thinking …

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How to Hire a Plumber During the Coronavirus Crisis

Here’s the thing about your plumbing: It doesn’t care, at all, about what’s happening in the world. So the reality that you’re dealing with a global health crisis? It simply doesn’t care. But at ClearView Services, we do. We get that many of you are trying to navigate working from home while also trying to figure out why your kids …

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Why the Thaw Might Not End Your Plumbing Problems

The days are getting longer, and the temperatures are slowly warming—and although winter isn’t officially over for a few weeks, we’re already looking forward to more sunshine and less “blah.” We’re guessing you feel the same way—especially if you’re one of the unlucky Calgary plumbing customers who got to experience the “joy” of frozen pipes this winter! We hate to …

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10 Expert Ways to Take Care of Pipes and Drains

Of all our modern conveniences, indoor plumbing might be the one we most take for granted. Although we use our sinks and sewer system multiple times a day, they simply don’t require a ton of attention. And because plumbing lasts for decades, it’s rarely top of mind. When it is, it’s because there’s a problem: the nuisance of a clogged …

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Homeowners’ Go-To Guide on Sewer Pipes

1. Orangeburg Sewer Pipes2. Cast Iron Sewer Pipes3. Clay Sewer Pipes4. Concrete Sewer Pipes5. PVC & ABS Sewer Pipes6. Types of Sewer Piping: The Bottom Line Do you know what type of sewer piping your home has? If you’re like most homeowners, you only think about your sewer pipes when something goes wrong—like when you have a sewage backup or …

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An Accurate Guide to Sewer Back Up Troubleshooting

1. How Does a Main Line Work?2. Why do Sewer Backup?3. What to Check When Your Main Line Backs Up4. Preventative Maintenance That Could Save You Thousands5. What Can a Plumber Do? Picture this lovely situation. You invited all your friends over for a Vegas themed casino game night at your house. Everyone is having a blast, winning money, and …

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Plumbing Troubleshooting Guide

1. Dripping Faucet 2. Running Toilet – Flapper 3. Leaking Toilet – Red Dye Test 4. Differences in Plungers 5. Retrieving Jewelry from a Drain 6. How to Locate the Water Shut-off Valve 7. Prevent Plumbing Problems8. Avoid A Plumbing Disaster Dripping Faucet The slow drip of a leaky faucet is not only annoying, it’s expensive and can easily become …

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How to Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

Ten thousand dollars. That’s the average insurance claim related to “water damage and freezing,” according to the Insurance Information Institute. Each year, one in 50 homeowners will file such a claim—and we’re guessing that you, like all Calgary plumbing customers, would rather not be that “lucky” one. In fact, you’d rather not endure the hassle of any sort of insurance claim, …

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How to Reset an Electric Hot Water Tank in Two Easy Steps

Picture this. It’s a subzero Monday morning. You’ve hit the snooze button six times—and if it weren’t for your spouse threatening to suffocate you in your sleep, you would’ve hit it a seventh time. Instead, you sigh deeply, toss back the covers, and scurry to the bathroom. You turn on the shower, wait for the glorious steam to bubble over …

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The Worst Things to Put Down Your Drain (based on actual experience)

OK, friends of ClearView Plumbing, today’s post on the worst things to put down your drain is admittedly a bit self-serving. Imagine this: It’s Thanksgiving day (maybe this is a bit too familiar), and you’re just sitting down for a lovely meal with your family. The turkey’s perfectly roasted, and everyone’s enjoying one another’s company (so far). You’ve just buttered …