The standard roof vent design, one that we have in our Duraflo SquareTop 6050s, has been around in both metal and plastic for over 40 years—and not much has changed in that time
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Sewer lines are leaking. And if you’ve ever had to endure a flooded basement, you’ll know how painful the result can be. Storm water and ground water, often referred to as ‘inflow and infiltration’, is seeping into leaky lines; overwhelming the pipes and leading to back-ups. Our changing climate is resulting in more and more … Continue reading “Damaged Sewer Pipes Lead to Flooded Basements”
The Barrie Baycats pummeled the competition, but the Duraflo vents had the perfect game! Watch the 2016 Intercounty Baseball League Champions take their best shot at the Duraflo roof vent and put this easy-to-install product to the test. Duraflo products are more than plastic versions of metal competitors. For both homeowners and roofers alike, Duraflo … Continue reading “Duraflo Metal vs Plastic”
Your home is protected by a backwater valve, either because you had a great builder, or you’re a smart owner. Off to a great start, right?
Maybe not. What a lot of homeowners don’t know (especially first-timers) is that without proper maintenance, your backwater valve may be completely useless.
Climate change is overburdening our storm water and sewer systems. Along with the increased frequency of extreme weather conditions in recent years, homeowners are seeing an increase in water damage and home insurance premiums. Something as small as this can save your property from water damage. Canplas backwater valves have been a staple in basement flood … Continue reading “What’s keeping this…out of this?”
For those times when there is a single dust bunny left behind your couch, and your vacuum cleaner simply can’t find enough life to suck it up—we understand your struggle.
What is innovation? More than a product, it’s a process. Entrepreneur Margaret Heffernen hit the nail on the head when she stated,“For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument, debate.” Vaculine aspires to achieve a level of excellence in innovation through its product development process. The new CanSweep Sweep Inlet Valve, … Continue reading “Vaculine CanSweep Inlet Valve”
The pipes that run through the walls of a house are like its veins. Your plumbing, electrical and central vacuum work together to keep your house lit, your air clean, and your water flowin
After drudging through every plumbing forum on the Internet and consulting plumbers from each corner of the industry, only two things are certain. Everyone has a differing opinion on what is truly the premier plumbing plastic, and everybody feels very, very strongly about their choice.
The Canadian Standard Association (CSA) has been developing and certifying safety standards for nearly 100 years. Since then, they’ve built a lasting legacy of ensuring manufacturers, retailers and, ultimately, the general public have confidence in the safety of the products and equipment they’re using. From their origins of developing standards for railway bridges and electrical … Continue reading “What You Need to Know About CSA Certification”
The first step is deciding where to put the power unit. For the best air quality and a healthier home, basement or garage storage is ideal; this will ensure that the dirt and dust is being suctioned out of the main areas of your home. Equally important is that you invest in a high quality machine to … Continue reading “Power unit placement”