Homeowner Tips

Blue/Green Stains on Bathroom Fixtures? A GA Plumber Explains

October 19th, 2016

If you’ve noticed bluish-greenish stains in your bathroom and other water appliances, you’re probably wondering if it’s a sign of a more serious problem.

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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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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 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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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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How to Quiet Your Noisy, Knocking Water Pipes

December 18th, 2015

Do you hear a knocking noise every time someone flushes the toilet, takes a shower or uses a faucet? Besides being a nuisance, the problems causing this noise can hurt your plumbing and shorten the lifespan of your fixtures.

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How to Properly Dispose of Cooking Oil (Without Clogging the Kitchen Sink)

October 27th, 2015

Turkey, chicken, okra—everything gets deep-fried during Georgia Thanksgivings. But what do you do with gallons of leftover oil? Well, whatever you do, don’t pour it down the kitchen sink—unless you want a massive clog in your sewer line (and a plumber’s bill to boot).

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3 Silly Reasons You Fail to Unclog Your Toilet

October 1st, 2015

It happens to us all. Your toilet gets clogged and now you’re scrambling to unclog it before you’re discovered. Problem: You’re failing spectacularly. Why? You can seem to unclog the toilet fine sometimes, but not other times. Maybe we can help by highlighting 3 common mistakes homeowners make when trying to unclog their toilet.

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Bathroom Remodeling: 3 Simple Rules for Budgeting

March 20th, 2015

Want to turn your boring bathroom into a glamorous spa retreat? Knowing how to budget is key to getting the job done right—without going broke.

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Top 3 Home Disasters that Can Ruin Your Holiday Gatherings

November 11th, 2014

We’ve served the Atlanta area since 1966 and have worked through our share of winter holidays. So, we’ve seen firsthand the problems that can arise when there are extra people in your home.

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