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3 Steps to Stop a Running Toilet

Do you keep hearing the annoying sounds of a constantly-running toilet? Leaky toilets are a common household issue and one you can likely troubleshoot yourself. Learn from our certified plumbers what might be the underlying issues and the best way to fix them so you...

Best Drain Snakes For 2022

You only have to reach into the depths of a hair-clogged bathtub drain with your fingers or a hanger once to realize there must be a better way. Indeed, drain snakes and drain augers make this not-so-pleasant but necessary task much easier. So, which ones do our...

5 Benefits Of Buying A Tankless Water Heater

Is the hot water tank in your home nearing the end of its life or are you building a new home and considering your options?  At one time, there was only one choice: the large but relatively reliable tank-style water heaters that used a lot of energy. These days, more...

Dangers of Chemical Drain Cleaners

It's been a few days now and the sink just won't drain. Now the foul odour of everything that's backed up is taking over the kitchen. It's time to do something. You might consider using chemical drain cleaners—but there are several reasons why you might want to...

Furnace Financing: Should You Buy Or Finance A Furnace?

It’s the middle of winter and your furnace is working overtime. Suddenly, that gentle hum in the background stops and your house is getting cold. What do you do? Will you buy a new furnace or opt for financing a furnace? Each option has its benefits and drawbacks....

The Dangers of Poly-B Pipe

From piping hot water into your morning shower to empowering you to tackle that growing pile of after-dinner dishes, piping and plumbing are instrumental in turning your multi-level box of drywall and family photos into a home. But do you know what kind of pipe moves...

Pros and Cons of Different Central Heating Systems

There’s nothing like stepping into a warm, heated home after being outside on a Canadian winter day. But, until your central heating system suddenly cuts out in the middle of a blizzard, it’s an integral part of the home that often goes overlooked. And while our Lower...

The Ultimate Guide To Septic Tank Maintenance

Getting caught with a damaged or backed-up septic tank stinks. Thankfully, with proper septic tank maintenance, you can extend the life of your system and stop money from going down the drain. So, what are some ways you can take care of your septic system? Here are a...

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies and Keep Them From Coming Back

There are a lot of things to love about summer, but fruit flies are not one of them. You find them in your face, around your food, or even in your drink – they’re everywhere! So how do you get these pesky critters out of your delicious dinner or your fresh bowl of fruit? And where do these pests come from?

Tap 2 Drain COVID-19 Protocols

Tap 2 Drain Plumbing is committed to keeping you and your family safe. We consider plumbing to be an essential service. For any service calls, we will be taking necessary precautions by making it mandatory for our techs to wear masks and gloves while in your home. We...