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Read Our Blog about Drainage & Plumbing in Vancouver

When it comes to drainage and plumbing, the team members at Budget Drainage are experts. To help you learn more about your drainage system and plumbing needs in Vancouver, we’ve started this blog. With articles on topics such as when to get water line repairs and how to know your sewer lines need service, this blog is meant to help you save money on extraneous repairs and understand what your drainage contractor is doing the next time you call.


Read our posts below and contact us to learn more about our extensive drainage and plumbing services available to you throughout the Vancouver area.

  • 21/09/2020
    Why should you hire a local drainage contractor for your North Shore Drainage project?

    Vancouver is a big city with lots of choices for the consumer so when you need a drainage contractor why is it a good idea to hire a company that focuses their business in the area that you live in?

     

    Vancouver has a lot of diverse geology – from sand flats to mountainsides.  A North Shore based contractor understands the different geology that makes North and West Vancouver such a beautiful but complicated place to work in the underground services industry.

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  • 15/06/2020
    Common Causes of Broken Water Lines

    Not sure if you have a broken water line? Continue reading below for the signs and causes of broken water lines along with the solution.

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  • 21/04/2020
    4 Signs You Need Water Line Repair or Replacement in West Vancouver

    Your water line is one of those things that you barely know exists until it stops working. But you depend on it to bring fresh water into your home. Keep reading to learn more about your water line and four signs that it needs to be repaired.

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  • 15/04/2020
    What’s the Difference Between a Drainage Contractor and a Plumber?

    Homeowners can be confused about whether to call a plumber or a drainage contractor when they experience issues in their drainage systems, sewer systems or water lines. Our blog will help homeowners understand the difference between plumbers and drainage contractors. Count on Budget Drainage to provide homeowners on the North Shore and Greater Vancouver with solutions to their drainage, water line and sewer system issues.

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  • 10/04/2020
    Reasons to Maintain Your Perimeter Drainage

    There are different kinds of drains all over your house, such as one under your sink, near your washing machine, in your washroom etc. But there is one important drain which often gets neglected and is located outside your home. It is called your perimeter drainage system, also known as your drain tile. Its main purpose is to carry the water which gets accumulated due to rain, snow or rising underground water away from your house. Sometimes, homeowners don’t realize they have a drainage system around the perimeter of their house which acts as a barrier and stops underground water from entering their home. In short, perimeter drainage keeps your home dry.

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  • 30/03/2020
    COVID-19 Bulletin

    As you are aware, COVID-19 is creating many challenges and unease globally as well as in our local community. We wanted you to know that the crew at Budget Drainage is working and here to help should you need it. 

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  • 19/02/2020
    Professional Drain Cleaning in Vancouver

    Your home’s perimeter drainage moves water from your property to the municipal drainage system. Routine inspection and maintenance of your drainage system will help to keep the water that moves through your drains flowing efficiently. If you need professional drain cleaning in Vancouver, Budget Drainage is your one stop solution. We are a family owned and operated business serving the North Shore, Vancouver and the surrounding areas since 1994. We are underground services experts specializing in sewer lines, water lines and drainage and we take pride in our customer service and professional approach.

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  • 28/01/2020
    Sump Pump Maintenance

    If your property or a part of it is substantially lower than the road or city storm drain connection, water may accumulate in the basement. A sump pump can be installed to move the ground water from the drainage system to the city drains. Depending on the size of your pump, it can remove up to 44 gallons of water per minute. Regular maintenance to check the float switch levels and keep pumps clear of debris will help to prevent damage to the pump and extend its lifespan. Budget Drainage can help you with services such as underground pipe inspection to maintain or replace your sump pump with ease. 

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  • 25/10/2018
    Tree Root Infiltration and Sewer Lines

    When you consider all the things that can go wrong with your sewer system, clogged lines may come to mind. While these are indeed potential issues you should be aware of, one of the most serious problems that can affect your pipes is tree root infiltration. Although trees create shade in your yard and add beauty to your property, their root systems can pose a threat to your pipes and lead to broken sewer lines. Let Budget Drainage in Vancouver give you a little more information about how tree roots can damage your sewer system, how to tell if damage has occurred, and what to do if it does.


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  • 15/10/2018
    What lies beneath: underground inspection services for your new home

    If you buy a home, you don’t just buy all the things you love about it, you also inherit its problems. However, not all the potential issues in a home are immediately obvious or easily fixed. Much of what’s essential about a home—its pipes and sewage systems, for example—are hidden from plain sight and are therefore a little harder to identify and correct.

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  • 09/08/2018
    Trenchless Versus Traditional Sewer And Water Lines

    When you have problems with your plumbing, it’s in your best interest to know all the options available, from the most traditional to the most high-tech.

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  • 08/03/2018
    Trenchless Technology for Water Line and Sewer Line Replacement

    Pipe repair can be a costly and time-consuming business. Broken sewer lines or other water line repair often require large sections of your yard or sidewalk to be dug up.

    Trenchless technology is a recent innovation trend that has revolutionized underground digging!

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  • 05/02/2018
    What to Do When Perimeter Drainage Fails

    If your drainage system is doing its job, you don’t have to think about it. Its main task is to prevent the large amount of rain we get in Vancouver from becoming a problem inside your home. One essential part of your drainage system that you may not give much thought to is your perimeter drainage, also known as foundation drainage. Perimeter drainage is your first line of defense for keeping water away from your home’s foundation. Learning a bit about drain cleaning for your perimeter drainage can go a long way to saving you money on your Vancouver property.


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  • 27/09/2017
    5 Signs you have a clogged or broken sewer line

    When was the last time you had your sewage lines inspected? Clogged and broken sewer lines in Vancouver can quickly become a smelly, unsanitary and costly mess if they aren’t handled promptly. Fortunately, problematic sewer lines often give you warning signs before completely giving up the ghost. Let’s take a look at five signs you may have a clogged or broken sewer line in Vancouver:

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