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Leaky Valve Plumber – Leaside, East York

Preferred Plumbing Solutions Inc. is a leading Leaky Valve Plumber in East York and Leaside. Our team of experienced plumbers provides same-day plumbing service, emergency plumbers, and residential plumbing services. Run by Master Plumber Raphie Konsker since 2004, we are committed to providing excellent workmanship and top-notch customer service to all of our customers.

High-Quality Repair Services

We specialize in repairing leaky valves and can identify any potential issues quickly and accurately due to our expertise. Not only do we provide high-quality repair services, but we also help you maintain your system with regular inspections and maintenance to ensure that it’s working properly before any major problems arise. We take pride in the quality of our work and use only the highest-grade materials for each job we undertake.

Licensed And Insured

No matter what type of plumbing problem you may have, Preferred Plumbing Solutions Inc. is here to help. We offer flexible appointment scheduling for all types of plumbing services, including emergencies or after-hours repairs as needed. Our technicians are licensed and insured professionals who understand the importance of providing quality workmanship at an affordable price point.

Our team strives to provide a comfortable environment where all customers feel safe and respected while they wait on their repairs or installations to be completed. With our commitment to customer satisfaction, you can rely on us for all your plumbing needs in East York and Leaside! Contact us today for more information about how we can help you with your plumbing needs! Their commitment to timely service, fair prices, and safe practices make them a great choice for any Leaky Valve service needs in Broadview, North, Thorncliffe, and East York.

How to Fix Shut-Off Valve Leak

To fix a shut-off valve leak, you will need to follow these steps:

  1. Locate the shut-off valve. This is typically located near the main water supply pipe for your home.
  2. Turn off the water supply. Use the valve to shut off the water supply to the leaking valve.
  3. Drain the pipes. Open the faucet or fixture that is closest to the shut-off valve to allow the water in the pipes to drain out.
  4. Repair or replace the valve. If the valve is simply loose, you may be able to tighten it using a pipe wrench. If the valve is damaged, you will need to replace it.
  5. Turn the water supply back on. Slowly turn the water supply back on, and check the valve for any additional leaks.

It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the location of your home’s shut-off valves so that you can quickly turn off the water supply in case of an emergency.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing
There are several steps you can take to prevent your pipes from freezing:

  1. Insulate your pipes. This is especially important for pipes that are exposed to cold temperatures, such as those in an unheated basement or crawl space. Use pipe insulation or wrap the pipes with heat tape to keep them warm.
  2. Keep the temperature in your home above freezing. Set your thermostat to at least 55°F, even when you are away from home.
  3. Disconnect your garden hoses. Drain the water from your hoses and shut off the valve that supplies water to them.
  4. Keep your cabinet doors open. This allows warm air to circulate around the pipes under your sink.
  5. Let the faucet drip. Running a small stream of water through the pipes can help prevent them from freezing.
  6. Keep the garage door closed. This can help protect the pipes that run through the garage from the cold.

By following these steps, you can help protect your pipes from freezing and avoid costly repairs.

How to Drain Pipes for the Winter

Winter is here! That means it’s time to prepare your pipes for the cold weather. Draining pipes helps reduce the risk of freezing and bursting during freezing temperatures. Here are some tips to help you effectively drain your pipes.
1. Start by shutting off all exterior faucets, such as those in your yard, garden or hose bibs.
2. Turn off any water shut-off valves located inside the house that lead to outdoor lines.
3. Open all exterior faucets and allow them to drain until they are completely empty of water.
4. Disconnect any hoses attached to outside faucets and bring them indoors or store them away from the cold weather.
5. Insulate all exposed pipes with foam wrap insulation designed for plumbing use, typically rated at R-4, which will provide four times more insulation than regular building insulation materials like fiberglass batting.
6. Some indoor supply lines, such as those leading from a water heater or a washing machine, may need incomplete draining if in areas without adequate heating systems for protection against freezing temperatures. In these cases, you can use a garden hose attachment with an adapter on one end and a spigot on the other end connected to the supply line in order to partially drain excess water out of the line when needed during periods of extreme cold temperatures.

How can weather cause a pipe to burst?
Generally, the rule of thumb is that when it’s cold, it contracts and when it’s warm, it expands. Not so with frozen pipes, as the ice buildup causes increased pressure inside your pipes, causing it to literally burst out of the pipe.

All that added pressure can sometimes cause the pipes to explode as it cannot contain the ice buildup in your plumbing system. Oftentimes, the pressure will build and burst right out of the pipe wall or a weak joint in the plumbing system.

How Can I prevent pipe bursts at home?
As a preventative measure, it’s recommended to turn on your faucets slightly to allow a slow stream of water to drip in your sink. This will allow a slow, steady stream to escape the ice formation and keep it from expanding too much to the point of explosion. Another way to prevent water and ice pressure buildup is to insulate the exposed water supply pipes with a foam pipe sleeve.

Another added measure would be to not allow the temperature in the home to dip below 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Keeping your cabinet doors open beneath your sink area will also allow warmer air to flow and circulate your pipes and cause them not to freeze. Contact a plumber near you to ensure your home is properly winterized and ready for when the onslaught of the winter months comes.

How do I add hot water to my outdoor shower?

In order to have hot water outside, the shower needs to connect to the hot water system in the house.
Our plumbers are trained and experienced to do this. Once the connection to the hot water system is made, the outside shower will have both hot and cold water.

What is the difference between hard and soft water?

Here at Preferred Plumbing Solutions Inc., one of the most common questions we receive is about the differences between hard and soft water. Hard water contains minerals like calcium and magnesium, which can cause scale to build up in pipes and appliances over time. Soft water on the other hand, is free of those minerals, allowing soap to lather better and providing a gentler touch. In addition, soft water can assist with reducing soap scum in sinks and showers while helping reverse some of the damage caused by hard water. Ultimately, the key difference between hard and soft water has to do with those mineral levels and their effects on plumbing systems.

What services do you offer?

At Preferred Plumbing Solutions Inc., we offer a wide range of professional services to meet the needs of our customers, including emergency and residential services, as well as on-call support. In addition to these services, we also offer preventative maintenance and inspections to help keep your plumbing system running smoothly. To book a service call with us, simply get in touch with one of our customer service representatives by phone or online. We are happy to help you schedule a convenient appointment at your convenience. We look forward to working with you soon!

How can I book a service call?

To book a service call with us, simply give us a call at 905-597-8555.

We look forward to working with you soon!

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