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  • 05/06/2020
    Six Questions You Should Ask Before Hiring a Commercial Drain Cleaner

    Drain cleaning is essential as dirt can clog your drains, hindering the flow of waste water from your house. Cleaning drains yourself might have some major negative implications as you are not well-versed with the process. There you should always hire professionals for the job. Hiring a commercial plumbing contractor is not easy. In this blog, we will provide you with a list of questions that will help you find a suitable commercial drain cleaner for your job. If you are looking for drain cleaning experts in Calgary, The Drain Doctor has highly trained and licensed technicians to assist you. Some other services we offer include grease pit cleaning, mainline cleaning, septic tank cleaning and sump cleaning.

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  • 05/06/2020
    How Commercial Grease Traps Maintenance Prevents Costly Sewer Back Up

    Commercial grease traps are installed to prevent fats, oil and grease (FOG) from entering the sewer lines. FOG material cools over time and solidifies to obstruct the flow of wastewater. With grease traps, drain blockages are avoided. Problems with grease traps can lead to a sewer backup in your commercial kitchen. Regular grease trap maintenance and cleaning are vital for your commercial kitchen to run smoothly. Get in touch with The Drain Doctorfor professional grease trap cleaning services. We have been providing commercial and residential drain cleaning services since 1981.

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  • 05/06/2020
    Eight Tips to Minimize the Risk of Clogged Drains

    Toilet, sink and shower drains are vulnerable to blockages due to debris buildup. The longer you ignore blockages, the more serious the problem becomes. Clogged drains cause overflows and backups, which could cause extensive structural damage to your house. Take preventive maintenance measures to avoid clogged drains. Our professional technicians at The Drain Doctor are available 24/7 to help you fix clogged drains as quickly as possible. We also provide free tailored preventive maintenance to help you avoid costly plumbing repairs in the future.

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  • 30/05/2020
    How we are keeping our staff and clients safe

    Dear Customers,

    Here’s our policy in response to COVID-19.


    As the Coronavirus is multiplying daily in Alberta, we all need to take extra precautions. The Drain Doctor takes the safety of all of our customers and employees as our top priority.  

    The Drain Doctor has a written Pandemic Plan in place and is taking all necessary precautions to keep everyone safe. All of our staff are trained on proper prevention: Wash hands regularly or sanitize, avoiding close contact, covering any cough or sneeze, and staying home if not feeling well. 

     

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  • 10/10/2017
    Why Sump Pump Cleaning is Important for Your Business

    Calgary has seen the brunt of a lot of extreme weather recently, exceeded the typical annual rainfall total in July 2016, with The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicting that this summer “will be rainier and slightly cooler than normal.” For Calgary business owners, flooding, and/or flooding prevention remains top-of-mind. To prevent the devastation of the 2013 floods, business owners are encouraged to ensure their sump receives proper maintenance and cleaning annually to keep storm or sewer drains from backing up into your facility.


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  • 03/10/2017
    What You Need to Know About Sewer Camera Inspections

    Do you own a home in Calgary that’s over 20-years-old? If you answered “yes,” it may be time to have your sewer lines inspected.


    Sewer lines naturally deteriorate over time as they age. Pipes can collapse or become blocked for a number of reasons, including tree roots entering through open or broken joints or a build-up of waste. A sewer backup in your home is not something to be taken lightly.


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  • 06/10/2016
    Guide to Avoiding Basement Flooding

    When your basement floods, the results can be even more severe than you first realize. Not only is there the damage to your home to contend with, but there’s also the very real health risk associated with dampness in your residence to consider. If your basement floods frequently, there’s also the rising insurance rates and depreciation of your property value to reflect on. Taken all together, these reasons make for a sensible argument to do all that you can to prevent basement floods.


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  • 06/10/2016
    Easy Care for Storm Drains and Catch Basins

    If you’ve never considered the well-being of your nearest storm drain—also commonly referred to as a catch basin—you’re certainly not alone. However, these components of urban water systems play an important role in Calgary and elsewhere in Canada. Doing your part to keep them clear can make a significant difference to the smooth functioning of your local infrastructure.


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  • 06/10/2016
    3 Warning Signs of a Clogged Sewer Line

    Like most Calgary homeowners, you probably have a general understanding that your household sewer lines move waste water from your home to underground sewer mains.


    Beyond that, unless you’ve experienced a clog or sewer backup already, you most likely haven’t given much thought to your household sewer lines in Calgary.


    It’s important, though, for homeowners to recognize sewer drainage issues when they occur. If your sewer gets clogged, raw sewage can back up into your home, resulting in costly damages to your property.


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