Ottawa Plumbing Blog

Protect Against Basement Flooding

How to Prevent Basement Flooding

Flooding is a big problem for homeowners, particularly with Ottawa’s ever-changing weather. We have some tools and tips to help protect your home from flooding and to keep your basement from turning into a water feature.

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DS Plumbing Helps Charity Chili Cookoff Raise $5,300

DS Plumbing was proud to attend the 2nd Annual Chili Cookoff Benefit for the Ottawa Stray Cat Rescue and Sit With Me Dog Rescue. The event raised $5,300 for homeless animals, and Wendy even won a trophy!

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Winner of HomeStars Best of 2017 Award

We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve won the HomeStars Best of 2017 award. This makes the third time we’ve won for our plumbing services!

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Plumbing Rebates Available from the City of Ottawa

There are now plumbing rebates for all of Ottawa – not just floodplain areas – so that you can install a sump pump, backwater valve, and other devices to protect your home from flooding.

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Charity Roundup Fall 2016

We had a great time this summer and fall helping out some local charities. We were sponsors of 3 golf tournaments to benefit several animal rescues and the Cadets as well.

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How to Winterize Your Outdoor Faucet

Here’s a quick video that will show you how to winterize your outdoor tap. This is important to avoid having your pipe freeze and burst.

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New! Same Cost Saturday Plumbing Services

If your weekdays are too hectic to fit in a plumbing appointment, we now offer Saturday plumbing appointments at our regular weekday price! You don’t have to take time off work to get that plumbing job done for you. Just book your appointment for 8 AM to 5 PM on the Saturday of your choice. Read this post for full details.