Are you experiencing slow drain or standing water in your sink? Do you want to get rid of the nuisance created by frequently clogged drains? If yes, let our plumbers handle your worries and provide you with efficient drain cleaning solutions. Whether you need a backwater valve or a new toilet installed, The Drain Doctor offers reliable plumbing services, fast responses and effective results for Calgary residents. Our workmanship is guaranteed to clear out your drains, and you can enjoy total peace of mind when you turn to our experienced plumbers. We accommodate your schedule and ensure to walk you through the issue that needs attention. Expect cost-effective solutions with free estimates for installations, maintenance, and repairs from our plumbing specialists.
Are your drains backing up, or have your pipes frozen? Count on us for 24/7 services.
When Do You Need Us?
Locally and family-owned since 1981, The Drain Doctor is a company to call when you need help with your household plumbing needs, including:
Dripping and leaking faucets Leaking faucets can cause damage to your tapestry, furniture and furnishings. It is important to remove any furniture or decorative items from the site of a spill or a leak to save them from damage.
Leaking and running toilets When you have a leaking toilet, things can quickly get out of hand. Call a professional plumbing service in Calgary before the leaks lead to expensive repairs.
Slow or clogged drains – sinks, tubs and toilets Clogged drains in Calgary homes can cause a lot of inconvenience and distress. The Drain Doctor can provide you with efficient drain cleaning services for slow or clogged drains.
Low water pressure We can also check your fixtures, faucets and pipes to determine the cause of low water pressure.
Sump and sewer line cleaning It is important to get your sump and sewer lines cleaned from time to time.
Pipe replacement When your pipes develop cracks, they can become severely damaged. We can provide you new pipes to replace the old and worn-out ones.
Water heater repair Constant supply of hot water is essential to go about your daily tasks such as cleaning, washing and bathing. When you have a broken water heater, we can provide you with prompt repair services to ensure that you get an uninterrupted hot water supply.
Clogged drains are one of the most common indoor problems in a regular household. Accumulated hair, soap scum, and dirt deposited over time can lead to lower performance of your drainage and sewer system. But how would you know it is time to get professional cleaning and repair done? Let us look at some of the common signs and symptoms of drain blockage:
Have your pipes frozen or burst late at night? Are the pipes in your home so old that replacing them is your safest option? You need an experienced and licensed plumber in your local area who is ready to take care of any plumbing problem day or night. The Drain Doctor has a list of preferred plumbing contractors to provide if any emergency plumbing services are needed. We will help you tackle all sorts of plumbing emergencies quickly when they strike without warning.
Here are some of the most common plumbing emergencies:
Leaking hot water tanks
Leaking or broken pipes
Frozen and burst pipes
Standing water in the sink, shower or bathtub
Bubbles in the toilet when the washing machine is running
Do you have a clogged drain full of grease, hair or grime? Are your toilets backing up? Let us help you find a plumber in the Calgary area that can clean out any blockage a residential drain can develop. Save time, money and frustration by letting a qualified professional locate and resolve the problem that a simple plunger and chemicals can’t. Whether your shower drain is slow or your kitchen sink is completely backed up, we know certified plumbers who have all the right equipment to help you, including:
Camera and video equipment for inspections
Vacuum and combo trucks
Steam flush trucks
Stop basement flooding problems before they begin by making sure you have a working backwater valve. This check valve goes into your main sewer line and lets the sewage pass out into the sewer if everything is flowing normally. When heavy rain or burst water main reverses the normal flow, you can get backflow and a flooded basement unless you have a backwater valve that closes to stop it. Not sure if you have a backwater valve or if the one you have is in good working condition? Call The Drain Doctor now and we will help you schedule a service for backflow testing and backwater valve installation.
Clogged drains are incredibly frustrating, and this will be the last thing you would want to encounter on your busy day. These messy happenings can be avoided with a little bit of care and maintenance of your drainage and sewer systems. Our experts recommend some of the easy steps to care for your drains to eliminate the risk of clogging in the future.
Here are some of the ways to keep your drains clean and clear:
Most clogged drains in a home can easily be prevented if you know what not to flush down the drain. Let’s take a look at the things you should never put in your drain.
Don’t let the oil and grease drain down your pipes as they can formulate thick, gunky globes in the pipes that cause other materials, such as eggshells, food, and paper towels, to gather together, causing one big clog and an even bigger headache.
The drain gets clogged due to accumulated/excessive debris in the pipes.
Quality hot water tanks, if maintained properly, can function in Calgary winters.
It might be because there is a gap between the sealant and the flush valve.