General Plumbing Services

General Plumbing Services in Grande Prairie, AB.

We deal with leaking faucets, burst pipes, clogged drains, and everything in between.

When you call with a problem, we follow a simple 7-step process to resolve it.

  1. Respond quickly.
  2. Find the root problem.
  3. Give a diagnosis in plain language.
  4. Provide fairly-priced repair options.
  5. Complete the job promptly.
  6. Clean the job-site thoroughly.
  7. Leave you happy.

If you’d like to minimize costs, here are a few things that you can try yourself before calling us:

Clogged Shower Drains

  1. Check for hair. It’s the main culprit. Removing it manually is unpleasant, but it can often be the only way. Most drain-covers can be removed using a screw-driver. If you see a visible clog, try using a bent coat-hanger to gently remove it (be careful to not push the clog further into the drain). If you can’t see one, try using a plunger. If that doesn’t help, try a hand-snake.
  2. If you do decide to try drain-cleaner, we recommend that you use a biodegradable product. Always use it as a last resort! You should only use it if there is still water-flow (i.e., not complete blockage). Read the warnings on the packaging carefully, and use appropriate safety precautions.
  3. If none of these methods work, call us. Make sure to us about any cleaner products that you’ve used, so that we can take appropriate precautions ourselves.

Clogged Toilets

  1. Always try a plunger first. But DON’T try flushing again. If the plunger works, the toilet will drain automatically. Flushing again will just cause it to over-fill. You should plunge it for about 60 seconds.
  2. If the plunger doesn’t work, there’s likely a buildup or a foreign object stuck in the pipe (cat litter, feminine products, and Q-tips are all common suspects). The blockage will need to be manually removed using a hand-snake.
  3. DO NOT use drain-cleaner, as it can cause permanent damage to the toilet.

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