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4 Main Causes of Sewer Damage

There’s no delicate way to talk about sewage. Sewage problems are just… gross. Ever smelled backed-up sewer pipes? Ugh. Worse yet: Ever had sewer water actually back up into your shower or spill out onto the floor? Barf.  Without a proper waste disposal system, you can experience a whole host of issues: spreading diseases, mold outbreaks, and breathing problems. As …

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Why Does My Garburator Keep Backing Up?

Let’s be honest: A clogged garburator is just ewwww. First, there’s the mystery smell. Then there’s the inconvenience of a slow-draining sink, complete with bits and pieces of yesterday’s breakfast floating around in there. Gross. Garburators back up for plenty of reasons—including these top three. Disposal Clogging Culprit #1: Incorrect Use File this problem under “things they should have taught …

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Tankless Water Heater Not Working? Here’s What to Check

Tankless water heaters are energy-efficient, have low maintenance costs, and are reasonably durable. But just like any appliance, they’re not completely  immune to issues.  If your tankless water heater isn’t performing up to par here’s what you should check.  Scenario 1: There’s no hot water! This is the most common problem you can expect with a tankless water heater. To …

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Flooded Basement? Steps Before Calling a Plumber

Flooded Basement? Do these eight things before calling a plumber Few things are worse than walking into your basement and finding standing water. Dealing with a flooded basement is time-consuming, exhausting, and—you won’t be surprised to hear this—expensive. Fortunately, you can save yourself some big bucks by following this step-by-step guide before you call in a professional Calgary plumber for …

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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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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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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 …