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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.
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.
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...
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...
Never stop giving back. Never stop learning.
Our people are our strength. The people who live and work in our communities. So Canplas invests in our people, who in turn invest their efforts towards the continual improvement of our company...
The relentless pursuit of Innovation
Innovation is an essential component of our DNA. And thanks to a spirit of innovation and a relentless commitment to continuous improvement, Canplas holds over 60 patents and design registrations...
Protecting our workers and the environment
Safety All accidents are preventable. That’s our philosophy, and to deliver on it we: Provide a safe work environment Training and work systems required for employees to carry out their work...
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...
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,...
Power unit placement
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...
Planning your central vacuum installation
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.
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.
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.
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...
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?
Dynamic Inlet Baffle
There’s no arguing that working with grease is a dirty job, but as the saying goes, someone’s got to do it. And whether the general public is aware of it or not, we’re all a lot better off thanks...
Interceptor Latching and Riser System
After years of research, customer interviewers, and expert tinkering, Endura interceptors enjoyed an encouraging market debut. But as the reviews started rolling in, we learned many users were...
As clear as grease
Grease management can be a daunting industry for newcomers, especially if it’s your first time
Sizing up grease interceptors
Despite the lack of any actual cutting, the age old adage “measure twice and cut once” is intensely relevant when choosing the optimal interceptor for your project. Attempting to save money...
Interceptor Maintenance: Why, when, and how