Water Softener First Line of Defence

Saving Your Valuable Plumbing With Water Softeners

Water softeners are often the first line of defence for your plumbing fixtures and appliances in the Cambridge, Kitchener-Waterloo region. The water in this region contains high concentrations of calcium, magnesium and other minerals. When water comes into contact with your fixtures, they will eventually leave behind mineral deposits. ... More

diamon-award-Readers Choice Diamond Award 2018

Readers Choice Diamond Award!

We are thrilled to announce that Gowing Brothers Plumbing is the recipient of the 2018 Readers Choice Diamond Award for plumbing services - the highest award in the category! Thanks to the Cambridge Times and the readers who continue support the work we do in the community. We'd also like to send out some 'brotherly' love and congratulate ... More

November Special on Water Softeners and RO Systems

Our November Special is Back!

Our popular November Special has made a return this year. Pay NO TAX on Water Softener and Reverse Osmosis Systems in Cambridge, K-W and Guelph. Call and book your appointment today!  (519) 621-2206. More

High Quality Plumbing Fixtures

The Importance of Choosing Quality Plumbing Fixtures

Whether you're building a new home, having one built for you, or renovating your current home - it's important to pay close attention to the plumbing fixtures you are installing. Choosing an inexpensive brand may seem like a good place to save money, but we've seen it far too many times - it's often the wrong decision. The cheaper parts in ... More

Gowing Weather Forecast

Saving Money in the Hot Weather

Cambridge has experienced a very hot July. If you have central air conditioning or window units, likely they have been given a good workout this month. One thing we don't often think about when the hot weather arrives is our hot water tanks. Well, why would we? Many homeowners never touch the settings on the hot water tanks - but if you ... More

Free Softener Installation

Need A Water Softener This Summer? We Have A Sweet Deal.

From July 1, 2018 until Sept. 1, 2018, Gowing Brothers Plumbing is offering free installation of a new water softeners in Cambridge. Purchase a water softener from us and we'll waive our installation fee. That's right, FREE installation (maximum $300 value). Not valid with other offers and hard water isolation not included (if desired). ... More

Cambridge Low Water Pressure

Low Water Pressure in Your Cambridge Home?

Low water pressure in your home may be caused by several things. If you have an older home with older pipes, it’s possible that they may be clogged from years of residue buildup. If you’ve recently shut off your water main or any interior valves, check that they have been fully turned to the ON position. However, in Cambridge, low ... More

Backflow Prevention - Gowing Plumbing

What is Cross Connection Control or Better Known as Backflow Prevention? 

It is a program implemented by Provincial and Municipal Governments to prevent the contamination of our precious drinking water. The program focuses on industries and commercial business and some multi-residential properties. It usually comes to light as a local bylaw and all parties affected are expected to get on board with the program. A ... More

Fall Plumbing Tips

Fall Plumbing Tips

As we move into fall (eventually), it’s time to start thinking about preparing our homes for the colder weather. We need to make sure our eavestroughs, pipes and faucets are in good shape to make it through the harsh temperatures.... More

backflow prevention testing

Backflow Prevention in Cambridge

We know that when we turn on the taps in our home, the result is clean flowing water. It’s a service we all pay for it and works consistently and surprisingly well. It’s hard to imagine the flow moving in the other direction – our fixtures sucking water through faucets – but it can actually happen.... More