Plumbing - Product Insights

Plumbing - Product Insights

  • Are You Protected by a Backwater Valve?

    Are You Protected by a Backwater Valve?

    There’s nothing worse than a flooded basement. Well, actually there is – when the source of that flooded basement is from a sewer line backup.

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  • Avoid These 5 DIY-Plumber Pitfalls

    Avoid These 5 DIY-Plumber Pitfalls

    More and more people are strapping on their tool belts and taking matters into their own hands. Yes, DIYing has become increasingly popular.

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  • Damaged Sewer Pipes Lead to Flooded Basements

    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...

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  • What You Need to Know About CSA Certification

    What You Need to Know About CSA Certification

    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...

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  • What’s keeping this…out of this?

    What’s keeping this…out of this?

    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...

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  • New Waste & Overflow Kits Win at CIPHEX

    Canplas Industries Ltd., a worldwide leader in the field of building materials, won the New Product Competition for its Adjustable Angle Bath Waste and Overflow Kits at the CIPHEX West 2016,...

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  • Canplas PermOseal P-trap

    Canplas PermOseal P-trap

    The standard sink trap has been a plumbing staple for over a century, and the lack of improvements on the original design are both a benchmark, and a challenge, to engineers everywhere.

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  • Easy Open Test Membrane

    Easy Open Test Membrane

    For years, plumbers dreaded the thought of breaking test plates after pressure testing. It was a nuisance, regardless of using a mechanical plug, plastic test plate, or test ball.

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  • ABS vs. PVC – Crowning a champion

    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...

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  • 7 steps to keep your backwater valve in order

    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?

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