The plumbing in a house is designed to fulfill a wide variety of uses, utilizing a foray of pipes, valves, and tubing to get the job down. The two that most people are more aware of are the waterline and the sewer line. What most people aren’t aware of is that while...
Sewer lines help transport waste water from the home to underground sewer main lines. Whether it is from a kitchen drain, toilet or your bathroom tub, without proper maintenance, sewer line clogs and/backups could lead to raw sewage backing up out of the drains and lead to significant damage and high repair costs. [...]read more
Underneath our homes, beneath our cities, and all over our country run an underground network of pipes and waterways that do everything from delivering us healthy drinking water to disposing of our sewage and waste. Due to reasons like the passage of time, the movement of weather, and the effects of erosion, the fact remains that Wastewater systems and infrastructures age. In large cities like Edmonton, where hundreds of thousands rely on local frameworks to ensure a basic quality of life, it’s integral that aging infrastructure is repaired in an expedient and efficient manner. [...]read more
When it comes to our garbage, we try our best not to think about our waste after it's been bagged and disposed. In apartment buildings, office buildings, and other commercial sites across Edmonton, thousands of people create waste; put it in bags, and dispose of it through easy-to-access garbage chutes. [...]read more
Whether you are a property manager, head of the condo association board or a condo owner, it is imperative you understand the importance of kitchen stack cleaning. With all of the gunk, grime and even trash people put down their kitchen sinks, neglecting proper maintenance of kitchen stacks could lead to costly repairs later on. [...]read more
It can be quite a shock for homeowners to learn that there are tree roots growing in their sewer line. Not only might you have to cut down some trees, it also means there may be some sewer pipe cleaning to be done. But for that, there's good news: today's technology allows companies like IVIS Inc. to do minimal or no digging and provide a fast, economical fix for the problem. [...]read more
Septic tanks, believe it or not, are intelligent systems that rely on a balance of scum, effluent and sludge. When you put stuff down the drains of your home - toilets, showers, laundry machines, etc., it flows into the septic tank where solids are intercepted and allowed to settle before the disposal of the waste water. When your septic tank starts to build-up with sludge, it will reduce the efficiency of your tank, and possibly lead to a backup. A septic tank inspection done at regular intervals can nip this problem in the bud. [...]read more