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This Heating Mistake Sets You Up for Major Water Damage

October 14th, 2016

Do you have a zoned duct system? If so, you may be tempted to turn off the heat in unused areas of the house to cut heating costs. However, few homeowners realize that not using air ducts during winter can potentially cause expensive water damage.

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Beware This Gross Sign Your Water Heater Won’t Make it Through Winter

September 21st, 2016

If you’ve noticed reddish-brown water coming from your faucets, you’re probably wondering what’s causing it. Reddish-brown water is usually caused by a high amount of rust in your water. And, unfortunately, rust in your hot water is a tell-tale sign that your hot water heater is dying.

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Why Does My Shower Water Pressure Drop When the Toilet Flushes?

September 7th, 2016

If your shower water pressure drops when the toilet flushes, you most likely have one of these 4 problems. Wondering which particular issue is haunting your shower experience? Start by looking at how dramatically your water pressure drops.

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How Much Does a Sump Pump Repair Cost in Atlanta?

August 16th, 2016

Sump pump repairs in Atlanta aren’t uncommon. If you’re faced with a broken unit, you’re probably wondering how much a sump pump repair will cost you.

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Why Are Flies Coming Up Through My Drains? An Atlanta Plumber Explains

August 4th, 2016

Walking up to your sink or shower and finding a swarm of small, dark, furry flies hovering over your drain is NOT a pretty sight. So, who are these fuzzy fiends and how do you get rid of them?

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Why Is It So Difficult to Get My Shower Temperature JUST Right?

July 19th, 2016

Dealing with a “fussy” shower faucet is a bad way to start your day. One touch to the right and you’re blasted with cold water. One tap to the left and scalding hot water has you hugging the shower wall. The problem could just be an old, faulty shower lever, in which case you should try replacing it.

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Why is My Water Heater Tripping the Reset Button?

June 7th, 2016

Your water heater reset button is a safety device that shuts off power to your water heater when the water temperature inside it exceeds 180 degrees Fahrenheit. So, what’s causing the button to keep tripping? There are a number of possible underlying problems.

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How to Find the Source of a Water Leak in Your Front Yard

May 11th, 2016

So there’s a really wet spot or large pool of water in your front yard, and you suspect a water leak. But where is it? We’re going to show you how to isolate these 2 parts of your plumbing system and use your water meter to find out where the leak is.

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The Nasty Reason You Should Be Flushing Your Water Heater Annually

April 18th, 2016

Did you know that sediment and sludge collect and hide at the bottom of your water heater tank? water has lots of dissolved minerals in it that are perfectly safe for you to drink. But they can settle at the bottom of your water heater and create a nasty sludge. And this sludge is more than just nasty. It also causes some inconvenient and expensive problems for you.

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How to Remodel Your Bathroom Without Going Broke

March 22nd, 2016

The average bathroom remodel isn’t cheap. So if you’ve got a more modest budget—say $5,000 or less—does that mean you can’t remodel your bathroom? Not necessarily. You’ll just have to get a little more creative with how you use your funds.

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