August 28th, 2015
Fact: 69% of water heater failures are a result of a slow leak or a sudden burst, according to disastersafety.org. And water heater failures cost an average of $4,444 per incident. But you can avoid this problem by knowing the 2 common causes of water heater corrosion: Deteriorated anode rod and Sediment buildup.
July 10th, 2015
What’s worse than having no hot water? Having that hot water flood into your home due to a water heater bursting. According to disastersafety.org, “Water heater failures cost an average of $4,444 per incident after the deductible was paid.” Yikes!
June 11th, 2015
Imagine if nasty raw sewage started backing up into your home through all your plumbing drains. Well, that’s what happens when you have a main sewer line backup. A sewer line backup is not only unhealthy, but difficult and expensive to repair. And your home insurance may not help you pay for damages, either.
February 10th, 2015
Does your water heater make a knocking/rumbling noise that could wake the dead? If so, your water heater tank has most likely collected a thick layer of sediment (minerals like calcium and lime). The solution: Drain the water heater tank and flush out the sediment. You can either flush it yourself or call a professional Atlanta-area plumber.
September 16th, 2014
No one likes a cold shower, but that’s exactly what you’re getting after a few minutes. So, what’s the deal?
April 21st, 2014
If you’re shopping for a new water heater for your Atlanta-area home, one of the first things you’ll need to figure out is the size you need. This is very important because if you choose a water heater that is too small, you’ll be constantly running out of hot water during morning showers. However, if you get one that is too big, you’ll have unnecessarily high-energy bills. Like Goldilocks and her beds, you need to find a water heater that is “just right”.
March 31st, 2014
Getting the cold shoulder from your shower? You’ve discovered it’s because your water heater’s pilot light has gone out...again. You keep lighting it, but it does not want to stay lit. So, what’s the problem? There are two common sources.
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.
January 24th, 2014
Got a busted water heater? It’s tough deciding whether to repair or to move on and replace it. But we’ll make the decision easy for you. Ask yourself these 3 questions and based on your answers, you’ll know exactly what to do.