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How to Prevent Summer Plumbing Issues

How to Prevent Summer Plumbing Issues

The warm summer weather means swimming, sunning, and splashing all day long. Along with all the outdoor fun comes possible plumbing problems. If you're not sure what summer-time outdoor activities and your plumbing system have to do with one another, think about what...

4 Ways Hard Water May Cost You Money

4 Ways Hard Water May Cost You Money

If you have a well in Georgia, you might have hard water caused by the high mineral concentration in the area. Although you may think that it is simply ugly and unsightly around your plumbing fixes, hard water may be damaging your home and costing you money. Here are...

5 Signs You Need a New Toilet

5 Signs You Need a New Toilet

Toilets can last for 30 years or more, but that does not necessarily mean that if your toilet is younger than 30, there's no reason to replace it. Having a new toilet installed is not overly expensive in comparison to other plumbing repairs, so if you're having...

5 Steps to Prevent Clogged Drains and Sewer Lines

5 Steps to Prevent Clogged Drains and Sewer Lines

Your drain lines are meant to carry water and flushed human waste out of your home and into your main sewer line, which empties into the public sewer system. A clog in a small drain line will cause that individual drain to slow down or stop draining completely. In...

Why Does My Home Smell Like Sewage?

Why Does My Home Smell Like Sewage?

A sewer smell in your home can be very disturbing, especially if you don't know its source. Knowing where the sewer smell comes from and what you can do to eliminate the smell can help you take care of your home. Here’s what you need to know about why your home smells...

Why Little Leaks Are a Big Deal

Why Little Leaks Are a Big Deal

When many homeowners find they have a small leak in a pipe or their toilet, they think that it’s just a little water and not a reason for concern. However, while a small leak may not be a catastrophic emergency like water gushing from a major pipe, little leaks are a...

Common Reasons Why Your Septic System Will Fail

Common Reasons Why Your Septic System Will Fail

Nearly 20% of homes in the United States enjoy the convenience of a septic system. Your septic system requires regular maintenance and cleaning to ensure it continues to work properly. Unfortunately, despite your best efforts, it is still possible for your septic...