Plumbing Expert in the Media
Want to give your audience expert advice about plumbing? Dave Smythe is available (schedule permitting) to provide insights based on his 17 years+ experience. You can see some of Dave’s past media appearances below.
Dave is a plumber, writer, entrepreneur, and owner of DS Plumbing in Ottawa. He also does a podcast called the Home Owner Resource.
He has a number of home system skills under his belt. He is not only a journeyman plumber, he is also a:
- Licensed gas fitter
- Certified home inspector
- Well technician
- Cross connection certified
- Backflow installation, testing, and repair.
- Dave first apprenticed as a plumber in 2000. He not only earned great marks in college, he also won a Bronze medal in the Ontario Skills competition in 2002.
Dave lives in Ottawa with his wife and business partner, Wendy. They love to provide a loving home for their rescue animals.
Dave’s big dream: to be the first plumber in space.
Throughout his career, Dave’s gotten a lot of questions and solved a lot of problems for his customers. Now he’s ready to share his knowledge with a whole new audience.
Dave’s Previous Media Appearances
Here are just a few of the radio and TV segments Dave has helped with.
- CTV March 19, 2021 – Ottawa sewer and water line warranty. Watch the video with Dave.
- Plumber saves kitten from sump pump. Dave was able to rescue – then adopt – a kitten caught in a cold, wet sump pump.
- CBC January 16, 2018 – Frozen Pipes. Listen to Dave on CBC.
- CTV January 18, 2018 – Frozen Pipes. Watch the video on CTV’s website.
- CTV 2015 – Frozen Pipes. Watch the video on YouTube.