Help And Tips

How to Easily Solve Common Summer Plumbing Problems

June 24th, 2013

With summer comes humid heat, summer vacations problems? Yes, the summer provides it own set of plumbing related problems. Here are the 3 most common summer plumbing problems and how to solve them.

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Vinegar and Baking Soda: A Powerful Drain Clearing Combination

June 20th, 2013

Remember science fairs? A huge crowd pleaser was the volcano that overflowed with red “lava.” Of course, we know that the lava was just baking soda and vinegar mixed together with red food coloring. But did you know that that simple chemical reaction (minus the red food coloring) can help unclog your drains?

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3 Simple Spring Cleaning Jobs That Will Both Save Money and Increase Home Comfort

April 26th, 2013

Who in the world actually enjoys spring cleaning? It’s bothersome, and you normally feel like you have something better you could be doing. But what if you knew that the cleaning you were doing was not only saving you money, but also increasing the comfort of your home?

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Why Do I Need Annual Water Heater Maintenance?

April 19th, 2013

Do you know how long your water heater will live? If you asked Consumer Reports, probably about 10 years. However, a water heater’s life can be cut short if you don’t maintain it. And there are other problems that could surface without regular maintenance, as well.

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How to Prevent, Thaw and Repair Frozen Pipes

January 24th, 2013

Frozen pipes, if left alone, can be disastrous. Frozen pipes may burst and flood your home, causing at least $5,000 of water damage, according to the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety and up to $70,000 of water damage according to Follow these simple tips to prevent your Atlanta-area pipes from freezing. 

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How to Buy an Energy Efficient Dishwasher That Won’t Wash Away Your Savings

November 26th, 2012

Every year you keep your old, inefficient dishwasher, you are also washing away your hard earned money. Older dishwashers aren’t nearly as energy efficient as some of the newer ones and can drive up your utility bill by using excessive amounts of hot water. Upgrading to a newer, energy efficient dishwasher is just one of many ways you can make your home as energy efficient as possible.

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How To Keep Your Water Heater From Becoming a Bomb

October 24th, 2012

Did you know that a water heater in disrepair can become a bomb/water rocket that leaves a wake of damage in its path? No, we’re not joking. And Myth Busters has proven it – twice

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5 Food Items You Should Never Put Down Your Garbage Disposal

September 12th, 2012

The garbage disposal has become an integral part of every Atlanta area kitchen. You probably scrape your plates into the sink without even a second thought. But if you aren’t careful, this could lead to garbage disposal problems in the future. So, before you flush your uneaten scraps through your kitchen disposal, take a look at this list and make sure to avoid these objects.

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How To Get the Bathroom of Your Dreams on a Budget

August 22nd, 2012

According to Consumer Reports, bathroom remodeling continues to be one of the most popular home remodeling projects. And we have certainly seen this trend in Atlanta. But one of the most common concerns with a bathroom remodeling project is cost. Using these tips, you can get the bathroom of your dreams without breaking the bank.

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Diagnosing Your Sewer Problem: 3 Common Causes

June 22nd, 2012

If you use your sink, toilet or tub only to find water backing up into your home, you are probably experiencing one of these three common sewer problems.

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