January 26th, 2015
Don’t want to deal with an embarrassing toilet clog? Then stop flushing these items down your porcelain throne.
April 2nd, 2014
Low water pressure can make even the simplest tasks difficult and inefficient, from taking a shower to washing the dishes to using your sprinkler system this summer. There are a number of causes that can lead to this frustrating problem. Sometimes it’s caused by something as straightforward as running two plumbing fixtures at the same time, other times it may be an indication of a more serious problem.
February 28th, 2014
Freezing … That’s how you’d describe the water in your shower after several minutes. There are reasons this is happening. Here are 4 common ones.
October 23rd, 2013
Living in the south, we don’t usually have to worry about frozen pipes. But when freezing temperatures come, you need to be ready. Well, unless you want your pipes to burst, leading to thousands of dollars in water damage.
October 17th, 2013
Your toilet is making that sound again. You know the one—that annoying noise where the toilet constantly runs. What causes this to happen? A running toilet is basically an internal water leak, so we need to examine the internal parts in the tank that are allowing this to happen. Don’t ignore this problem, because a running toilet could be wasting hundreds of gallons a day, running up your water bill.
September 25th, 2013
Did you know that that the average family wastes 11,000 gallons of water a year through leaks alone? That’s the equivalent of 270+ loads of laundry. While some of leaks are minor and easily found (e.g.: leak in toilets, showerheads, faucets) others are hidden. These harmful hidden leaks are the most dangerous ones since they can cost you hundreds--even thousands--in damage to your home.
June 24th, 2013
With summer comes humid heat, summer vacations and... plumbing problems? Yes, the summer provides its own set of plumbing related problems. Here are the 3 most common summer plumbing problems and how to solve them.
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 Costhelper.com. Follow these simple tips to prevent your Atlanta-area pipes from freezing.
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.
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.