Plumbing

March 9, 2017

Simple Tips to Help You Save Money and Conserve Water

Increased urbanization and periods of drought have put a strain on municipal water supplies nationwide. As a result, more and more groundwater has been pumped from local wells and aquifers, causing concerns about where future water supplies will come as cities grow. That’s why it behooves us all to conserve water at all times, both when rain seems plentiful as well as when drought restrictions apply.   When it comes to water conservation, Georgia gets a B from the Alliance […]
January 7, 2016

Here’s How You Can Avoid Frozen Pipes in Your Home this Winter

Deep freezes are rare in Georgia, but we know they can sometimes happen. Here in the South, homeowners are often inexperienced with frozen pipes. Couple that with the fact that homes are often not built to protect pipes from winter’s worst, and you can have an expensive disaster on your hands. Here’s what can happen when temperatures plummet, and how to avoid it. How Pipes Freeze Pipes freeze when temperatures fall low enough to turn the water in them to […]
November 26, 2015

Outfit Your Home with Water-Efficient Plumbing Fixtures

In a typical household, each family member uses between 80 and 100 gallons of water every day. All that consumption can add up to shockingly high water bills, and it’s a waste of a precious, finite resource. If you’d like to save money on your monthly water bill and help preserve the planet’s most valuable resource, consider updating your home with these water-efficient plumbing fixtures: Low-flow bathroom faucets – You may not realize it, but replacing an inefficient faucet can […]
December 18, 2012

Checking Out The Plumbing System: Have You Checked It Off Your To-Do List?

Your plumbing system is a vital part of your home. Without it, you can’t take hot showers, wash laundry or dishes, or really do anything that requires running water. This is why you should inspect your plumbing system regularly to ensure that it’s working optimally and efficiently. The following tips can help you as you inspect the various elements of your plumbing system, including your: Pipes Water heater Bathroom Inspecting your home’s water pipes Here are a few tips about […]