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    Unfreeze the Flow: Pipe Locating and Dethawing Solutions for Southeastern Ontario

    Imagine turning on the faucet or shower, only to hear the telltale silence of no water flow caused by frozen pipes. As you know, in the frigid winters of Southeastern Ontario, frozen pipes are a common concern for homeowners. But fear not! Tap Tech is here to help navigate the icy depths of your plumbing system with expert pipe locating and dethawing services.

    Know Your Pipes, Know Your Needs:

    Understanding the key players in your home’s plumbing network and how we fix them can help:

    • Property Sewer Lines: These pipes carry wastewater from your home to the municipal sewer system, typically made of PVC or cast iron.
    • Water/Sewer Dethawing: This service tackles frozen sections in both water supply and sewer lines, restoring vital water flow and preventing backups. 
    • Electric Waterline Dethawing: Utilizing specialized cables, this method thaws frozen areas within water lines safely and efficiently.
    • Septic Tank and Tile Bed Locating: Locating your hidden septic system is crucial for maintenance and repairs. We use advanced techniques like ground penetrating radar to pinpoint its exact position.
    • Sewer Lateral Locating: This section connects your home’s sewer line to the municipal system. Locating it accurately is essential for repairs or replacements. 
    • Electric and Gas Service Lines Locating: Identifying underground electrical and gas lines is paramount before any excavation work. We employ safe and precise methods to ensure their location. 
    • Pressurized Steam Dethawing: For stubborn blockages or deep freezes, pressurized steam offers a powerful and effective solution for thawing frozen pipes.

    Preventing the Freeze: Proactive Measures:

    An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, especially when it comes to frozen pipes. Here are some proactive steps you can take:

    • Insulate exposed pipes: Wrap exposed pipes with insulation sleeves, particularly those in crawl spaces, attics, and near exterior walls.
    • Seal air leaks: Seal any cracks or gaps around pipes where cold air can enter.
    • Disconnect garden hoses: Drain and disconnect garden hoses before winter to prevent freezing in the shut-off valve.
    • Maintain proper water flow: During extreme cold, keep a small faucet dripping slowly to encourage water movement and prevent freezing.

    Facing a Frozen Pipe Emergency?

    Should you suspect a frozen pipe, act quickly to minimize damage:

    • Shut off the water supply: Locate the main shut-off valve and turn it off to prevent further water flow into the frozen section.
    • Contact Tap Tech immediately 343-305-1172 : Our team of experienced technicians is available 24/7 to assess the situation and recommend the most appropriate dethawing method.
    • Avoid DIY methods: Using open flames or harsh chemicals can cause more harm than good. Trust the professionals for safe and effective solutions.

    Serving Southeastern Ontario communities, Tap Tech provides comprehensive pipe locating and dethawing services with:

    • State-of-the-art equipment: We utilize advanced technology to accurately locate pipes and safely thaw frozen sections.
    • Experienced technicians: Our team is licensed, insured, and trained in the latest dethawing techniques.
    • 24/7 emergency response: We understand the urgency of frozen pipes and offer prompt service, day or night.

    Don’t let frozen pipes disrupt your winter peace of mind. Contact Tap Tech today for expert pipe locating and dethawing services. We’ll get your water flowing freely again, fast and efficiently!

    Equipment We Use

    Leica Trace Rod

    A flexible rod used in conjunction with the Signal Transmitter and Locator to trace non-conductive ducts or pipes up to 100mm (4″) diameter. Can be used in Line or Sonde mode to trace the route of the duct or a blockage. Rod diameter is 4.5mm (0.2″), Sonde diameter is 8mm (0.3″).

    Leica Locators DDS230

    The new Leica DD SMART utility locator solution, including the DD230/220 cable locator series, DX Shield software and signal transmitters is the only complete portfolio of detection solutions for utility professionals and anyone who is breaking ground. The Leica DD SMART utility locator series uses industry-leading digital signal processing to identify underground assets deeper, faster and more accurately than any other system.

    The Tap Tech Advantage:

    • We’re Drain, Sewer & Septic System Specialists: Consider us your one-stop spot for all major plumbing services. We have the equipment and experience to fix all issues.
    • Dependable Same-Day Service: We will respond to any inquiry or issue the same day you contact us. Anytime. 24/7
    • First-Class, 5-Star Experience
    • All Rates Upfront. No Service or Diagnostic Fees
    • Easy Online Booking: We make it easy to book an appointment through our website or call us at 343-305-1172
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    At Tap Tech, we have over 25 years of experience in residential and commercial drain and sewer cleaning.

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    3056 Sydenham Rd, Elginburg, Ontario K0H 1M0

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