World Plumbing Day 2022

World Plumbing Day 2022

World Plumbing Day

Today, March 11, is World Plumbing Day, this is an international event to recognize the important role plumbing plays in society.

Every time you grab a glass of water, have a shower or flush a toilet, it is possible thanks to innovations in plumbing.

We send out a very special thank you to all the Plumbers at Caon Services who work hard each and every day making sure your plumbing needs are met. Thank you Caon Plumbers!

Many people in developed countries throughout the world take plumbing for granted. We simply turn on a tap and get clean water. Flushing toilets are standard in many countries.

Little thought is given to the engineering expertise provided by plumbers ensuring these systems operate as intended. Just as equally, few people appreciate the consequences of bad plumbing.

In developing countries, on the other hand, plumbing is either nonexistent or at best very basic. People suffer serious health consequences, and millions of people die because of lack of access to clean water and ineffective sanitation.

Quick Facts:

  • 263 Million people spend over 30 minutes to get safe drinking water
  • 1 Billion, or 3 in 10, lack access to safe, readily available water in their home
  • 900 Million School Children have no wand washing facilities to prevent the spread of disease
  • 1 in 5 Schools do not have any toilet facilities

Today we recognize the people who have made our standard of living possible. Remember that without a qualified plumber your ability to run a tap or flush a toilet in your home or office wouldn’t be possible.

There are a few quick things you can do on March 11 and every day:

  • Keep your shower to 4 minutes
  • Fill up the dishwasher fully before running
  • Don’t let the water run while you brush your teeth
  • Use a broom instead of a hose to tidy outside

Watch this video from the WPC Chairman

Read this PDF to learn some more facts about World Plumbing Day.

Like and follow the World Plumbing social media accounts to help get awareness out:

Facebook: @worldplumbingcouncil

Twitter: @WPlumbingDay

LinkedIn: World Plumbing Council

Instagram: @worldplumbingcouncil

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5 Commercial Plumbing Myths

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5 Commercial Plumbing Myths

5 Commercial Plumbing Myths

COMMERCIAL PLUMBING MYTHS

Preventative Maintenance Benefits

There are a lot of common Commercial Plumbing Myths that tend to go around. Commercial Plumbing is more complicated, has more fixtures and floors that the plumbing must cover, when compared to a home system.

These 5 Common Commercial Pluming Myths can lead to expensive repairs. Having regular Preventative Maintenance done on your systems can prevent small issues, before they become full disasters.

Myth #1: All plumbers are created equal

While it’s it true that all plumbers are trained in basic skills, commercial plumbers require specific knowledge to handle systems. Commercial Plumbing Systems are different due to the sheer size of the equipment to the number of people it is designed to accommodate.

The best way to deal with commercial plumbing issues is to have a professional look, rather than trying to fix it yourself.

Myth #2: Slow Leaks Aren’t a Big Deal

Slow leaks can become big leaks and cause damage very quickly. Several small leaks in a large commercial plumbing system impact both your water usage and increase your water bill. They can be just the tip of the iceberg as to what is wrong.

Corrosion and mineral build-up can make a faucet leak. Worn-out valves, corroded washer and defective O-rings can cause dripping.

Preventive maintenance can save you the cost of major plumbing repairs and get ahead of small issues before they become costly repairs.

Commercial Plumbing Myths

Myth #3: Anything can go down a toilet

While it is tempting to believe that anything can go down a Toilet, items like Paper Towels and Hygiene Products cannot.

It is a clever idea to post a sign in restrooms to remind employees and visitors what can and cannot be flushed.

Myth 4: You can flush wipes

Yes, we know the packaging says they are flushable, however that does not make it safe for your plumbing.

Flushable wipes are made of tougher material that do not break down like toilet paper.

Only flush human waste and toilet paper should go down the toilet. Hygiene products, paper towels, cotton balls, and diapers should go in the trash, not the toilet.

Myth #5: Commercial drain cleaners are safe to use

Many types of drain cleaners can cause more harm than good. The cleaners contain chemicals that can erode pipes and cause damage.

Our team has the knowledge to safely remove clogs in pipes and get your water flowing again.

Contact a Commercial Plumbing Expert

Plumbing is an integral part of every building and preventative maintenance can help your business stay ahead of minor inconveniences before they turn into major problems.

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” as they saying goes. If your businesses has been guilty of any of these common myths, contact Caon Services today to have your plumbing checked.

If you need professional plumbing service and repairs call Caon Services today at 403-279-6641 or e-mail [email protected].

Remember that Caon Services offers:

  • 24 Hour Emergency Services
  • Licensed, bonded, and insured staff
  • Maintenance packages

24 HOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT

CAON CAN HELP YOU ANY DAY - ANYTIME WITH OUR 24 HOUR EMERGENCY LINE:

GET YOUR NO OBLIGATION QUOTE TODAY!

Hiring – Journeyman and Apprentice Construction Plumbers

NOW HIRING Construction Plumbers   Caon Services is looking to hire Journeyman and Apprentice Construction Plumbers to join our fast-paced team. We offer competitive wages with lots of opportunity for overtime and training (Product and Trade Specific) Up to...

Hiring Multiple Positions

Now Hiring Multiple Positions   Caon is currently hiring for the following to join our teams: Plumber/Boiler Techs to join our team in the Service Team Apprentices & Journeyman to join our Construction Division  Required Skills: Positive Mindset Excellent...

World Plumbing Day 2022

World Plumbing Day Today, March 11, is World Plumbing Day, this is an international event to recognize the important role plumbing plays in society. Every time you grab a glass of water, have a shower or flush a toilet, it is possible thanks to innovations in...

Holiday Hours 2021

Caon Services Inc. will be working a modified schedule during the Holiday Season. Please note our hours below, and as always our 24/7 service department will remain available for any emergencies – please call 403-279-6641. Caon would like to wish all of our clients,...

5 Commercial Plumbing Myths

COMMERCIAL PLUMBING MYTHS Preventative Maintenance Benefits There are a lot of common Commercial Plumbing Myths that tend to go around. Commercial Plumbing is more complicated, has more fixtures and floors that the plumbing must cover, when compared to a home system....

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Stay Safe and Germ Free

Stay Safe and Germ Free

Stay Safe and Germ Free

With Handsfree fixtures

Want to do your part to keep everyone safe and germ free?

Installing items like Hands-Free Faucets, Automatic Flush systems (Flushometers) and Soap Dispensers into Kitchen and Bathroom areas.

Update your Commercial Plumbing fixtures by installing systems from Sloan, Delta or TOTO.

Contact our Service Department at [email protected] or 403-717-5507 to discuss your fixture needs.

24 HOUR EMERGENCY CONTACT

CAON CAN HELP YOU ANY DAY - ANYTIME WITH OUR 24 HOUR EMERGENCY LINE:

GET YOUR NO OBLIGATION QUOTE TODAY!

Hiring – Journeyman and Apprentice Construction Plumbers

NOW HIRING Construction Plumbers   Caon Services is looking to hire Journeyman and Apprentice Construction Plumbers to join our fast-paced team. We offer competitive wages with lots of opportunity for overtime and training (Product and Trade Specific) Up to...

Hiring Multiple Positions

Now Hiring Multiple Positions   Caon is currently hiring for the following to join our teams: Plumber/Boiler Techs to join our team in the Service Team Apprentices & Journeyman to join our Construction Division  Required Skills: Positive Mindset Excellent...

World Plumbing Day 2022

World Plumbing Day Today, March 11, is World Plumbing Day, this is an international event to recognize the important role plumbing plays in society. Every time you grab a glass of water, have a shower or flush a toilet, it is possible thanks to innovations in...

Holiday Hours 2021

Caon Services Inc. will be working a modified schedule during the Holiday Season. Please note our hours below, and as always our 24/7 service department will remain available for any emergencies – please call 403-279-6641. Caon would like to wish all of our clients,...

5 Commercial Plumbing Myths

COMMERCIAL PLUMBING MYTHS Preventative Maintenance Benefits There are a lot of common Commercial Plumbing Myths that tend to go around. Commercial Plumbing is more complicated, has more fixtures and floors that the plumbing must cover, when compared to a home system....

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