How to Detect a Plumbing Leak

September 25th, 2023

When it comes to your plumbing system, one of the worst things that can go wrong is an undetected plumbing leak. They can start out small and continue unnoticed for a while before you even know they’re there, causing all kinds of damage. Finding and fixing water leaks in your home is something our plumbers are experts at.

How do you know when there is a water leak in your home? You don’t want to have to wait until you start noticing water damage on your walls or ceilings. You can come to us for expert water leak repair. Let’s go over some common signs that there’s an undetected water leak somewhere in your plumbing system.

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Common Industrial Plumbing Issues and What Causes Them

September 11th, 2023

The plumbing systems for industrial buildings are incredibly complex, much more so than residential plumbing systems and even other types of commercial structures. When working on an industrial plumbing system, the potential for something to go wrong is much higher than just about any other type of system.

Industrial buildings fall into one of four categories: manufacturing, warehouses, distribution, and flexible space. No matter what type of industrial building you own, you need to be highly aware of the types of plumbing issues that it can face. 

These potential problems will vary from minor to major, but almost always require the service of a professional. Here are some common problems in industrial settings and signs that it may be time to call one of our service professionals.

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Sewer Line Replacement Made Easy by Trenchless Technology

August 28th, 2023
Split drainage pipe caused by ingress of tree roots

“Sewer line replacement” are three words that no homeowner wants to hear. But eventually, the lines that connect your Atlanta home’s plumbing to the municipal sewer line will need to be replaced someday. 

Sewer pipes were usually made from clay, cast iron, galvanized steel, and concrete. Over time, these materials can wear down and rupture or leak. Sewer pipes can also break due to various reasons such as shifting soil, the ground settling, increased traffic on the ground above, or the infiltration of tree roots.

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Heed These Signs You Need a Professional Plumber

August 14th, 2023
Plumber using a wrench to tighten a siphon under a sink.

It’s the best part of the summer and you’re probably enjoying time off from work, an upcoming vacation, and adventures in the great outdoors. The last thing you want to think about is items on your home maintenance checklist.

However, there are some plumbing problems that shouldn’t be ignored for long, and some that require immediate attention. From no hot water to a backed-up toilet, here are some situations that warrant a call to a professional plumber in Atlanta, GA.

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Common Summer Plumbing Problems and How to Avoid Them

July 17th, 2023

Summer is the ideal season for activities we don’t get to enjoy year-round. Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year that can wreak havoc on your home’s plumbing. From having family stay for an extended period of time, to day trips to the beach, how confident are you in your plumbing system’s ability to handle so much fun?

There’s nothing worse than having your summer plans interrupted by the need for a plumbing repair such as a backed-up kitchen sink, a broken garbage disposal, or a clogged shower. Let’s go over some common summer activities that can lead to major plumbing issues and what you can do to avoid them. 

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Why Your Commercial Water Heaters Need Regular Maintenance

July 3rd, 2023

If you’ve ever thought about how important having access to hot water is in your home, just think about how important it is in a business. That’s because by law, businesses must provide hot water for safety and hygienic purposes. 

If you own a commercial property such as an office building, a restaurant, a hotel, or an apartment complex, hot water is absolutely necessary not just for your tenants’ comfort, but for hygiene. 

Commercial water heater maintenance is essential for every property, no matter how large or small. Don’t leave the functioning of your commercial hot water heater to chance. It’s always a good idea to have a professional team provide commercial water heater maintenance on a regular basis to ensure your building has access to hot water. 

Here are 4 major benefits of routine commercial water heater maintenance.

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4 Signs You May Need a Water Heater Replacement

June 19th, 2023

Your home’s water heater is the unsung hero of your household. Just think about how many times you use hot water on a daily basis. You rely on it for a hot shower in the morning, when cooking and cleaning, and to wash your clothes, hands, and dishes. 

Although your water heater may seem infallible, just like with any home system, it’s subject to wear and tear and will need to be replaced at some point during its lifespan. It’s important to know the signs that your water heater is struggling and may need to be replaced soon. You don’t want to be without hot water for even a day! Let’s review the signs that you may need a water heater replacement.

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Know the Signs of Damaged Sewer Pipes

June 5th, 2023

The last thing any homeowner wants to hear is that they have issues with the pipes and plumbing, especially when it’s a sewer line that’s involved. Homes that were constructed before the 1980s are definitely more vulnerable to sewer pipe issues. That’s because their pipes were usually constructed using cast iron. 

Unfortunately, no home is exempt from the possibility of sewer line issues, even more recently built homes. Because sewer line issues have the potential to be a health hazard, knowing the signs of a damaged or backed-up sewer pipe is essential. Let’s go over some signs so that you’ll know when to call us for sewer pipe repair if you ever suspect an issue.

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5 Signs Your Home Might Have a Slab Leak

May 19th, 2023

There are few phrases that can cause as much worry to a homeowner as “slab leak.” Perhaps you’ve had a friend, family member, coworker, or neighbor who experienced a slab leak in their home and told you all about what a hassle it was to fix, not to mention the cost involved.

Slab leaks are incredibly worrisome because by the time they’re discovered, they can be quite extensive. Even though slab leaks aren’t always preventable, noticing the first signs of slab leaks is the key to early detection. Here are common signs of slab leaks that all homeowners should know about that mean you need slab leak repair in Atlanta, GA.

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Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

May 8th, 2023

If we were to ask you which system is the workhorse of your home, you’d probably say it’s your air conditioner. It’s true that with our hot, humid weather, your air conditioner does a lot for your home comfort for many months out of the year.

However, think about how much you rely on water in your home. Every time you take a shower, wash your hands, rinse a dish, and do a load of laundry, you’re depending on your water heater. In fact, we’d argue that the water heater is the true workhorse of a home, keeping you supplied with hot water 365 days a year!

If you need a new water heater, perhaps you’ve wondered if your home would benefit from a tankless water heater installation. Let’s go over the pros and cons of these systems so you can be an informed consumer when it’s time to make the decision.

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