HM Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Atlanta’

5 Benefits of Hydro Jetting Services

Monday, May 20th, 2024
Hydro-Jetting a Sewer

Hydro jetting is a powerful plumbing technique offering numerous benefits for residential and commercial properties. This method involves using high-pressure water streams to clean and clear out drains and sewer lines, making it a highly effective solution for various plumbing issues. Let’s explore five key benefits of hydro jet services in Atlanta.

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Finding the Right Commercial Plumbing in Atlanta

Monday, April 22nd, 2024
Service Personnel with a Customer

Choosing the right commercial plumber for your business is crucial to ensure that your plumbing systems operate efficiently and issues are properly addressed. With several factors, making an informed decision is essential to your business and wallet. Let’s explore how to help you choose the right commercial plumber for your needs.

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5 Common Plumbing Problems in High-Rise Apartments

Monday, March 11th, 2024

High-rise living offers the best urban experiences, but it also comes with unique plumbing challenges. Residents of high-rise apartments and condos often encounter plumbing issues that require specialized solutions. Read on to learn about the most common problems you might find in high-rise apartment and condo buildings.  

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Is Repiping Covered By My Homeowner’s Insurance?

Monday, February 26th, 2024

Homeownership brings with it many responsibilities, including the maintenance and upkeep of your property. One of the most crucial components of your home is its plumbing system which may require extensive repairs or even complete replacement eventually. A whole house repiping is a costly and extensive plumbing service. 

Homeowners frequently ask us if whole house repiping is ever covered by homeowner’s insurance. Let’s look at the factors that influence whether whole-house repiping is covered. Keep in mind that every homeowner’s policy is different and there is no single or straightforward answer to this question and that contacting your specific insurance provider is recommended.

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How Much Water Does a Leaky Faucet Waste?

Monday, December 4th, 2023

When one of your home’s faucets has a leak, you’re probably not going to call for immediate faucet repair. Although a leaky faucet doesn’t warrant a prompt repair, it’s still a problematic situation since those tiny drips can add up to a lot of water wastage. 

In fact, the average leaky faucet produces around 10 drips a minute, wasting an entire gallon of water per day. More significant leaks like a faucet that leaks 120 drops per minute will waste about 11 gallons of water a day! 

Not only is this a waste of one of the Earth’s most precious resources, but those water leaks will add up, costing you more on your water bill every month. Let’s look at some other sources of water wastage in your home so you’ll know to give us a call to fix these water wasters for you. 

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Is Your Plumbing Ready for the Holidays?

Tuesday, November 21st, 2023

If you had to guess which day of the year is the busiest for plumbers, what would you say? If the first thing that popped into your mind was a major holiday, you’re on the right path. In fact, the busiest day of the year for plumbers is often the day after Thanksgiving. 

With the heartiness of the meals prepared in kitchens across the US, your drains pay the price. Why not avoid having to call us for Atlanta plumbing repair the day after Thanksgiving–or even worse–on Thanksgiving itself? No one wants their day ruined by a flooded kitchen sink or stinky drains. 

To avoid seeing us over the holidays, take 5 minutes to read the 3 tips below on how to get your plumbing system ready for the holiday season or any time of year when you use your kitchen a lot.

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This Is Why You Need Commercial Plumbing Specialists

Monday, November 6th, 2023

Businesses require commercial plumbing systems that are in top-notch shape to not only serve their customers but to also meet health and safety codes. If you own a commercial property, its plumbing system must meet certain standards at all times. That’s why you need a professional plumbing contractor to handle all of your business’s plumbing needs.

Commercial plumbing systems are vastly more complicated than residential plumbing systems. They consist of a vast and complicated network of pipes, valves, fixtures, and other components to accommodate a larger volume of water and waste. Even the smallest plumbing problem can cause daily operations to grind to a halt in an apartment complex, hotel, or restaurant. 

Who you hire for the job makes all the difference in terms of the timeliness of the repair and the quality of the work. You don’t want a band-aid fix for a commercial plumbing problem or an amateur who may be cheap, but who only makes the problem worse. Here’s why you need commercial plumbing specialists for commercial plumbing in Atlanta, GA.

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How You Can Prevent Damage to Your Sewer Line

Monday, October 23rd, 2023

If you’re like most homeowners, you probably don’t think about your sewer line that often. Who would want to? Unfortunately, problems with a broken or clogged sewer line will force you to think about it, often in an unpleasant way.

There’s two pieces of good news. First, we offer sewer line repair Atlanta as well as services to clean and replace them, so whenever you do run into a major sewer line problem, we’re here to help. Second, you can take steps to avoid major sewer line clogs and damages. Below is our advice for taking good care of your sewer line so it will keep doing its job unnoticed.

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Sewer Line Replacement Made Easy by Trenchless Technology

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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