July 5, 2017

Plumbing for Pet Owners: Tips and Tricks

Pet owners don’t always realize there’s a connection between caring for a furry family member and keeping their home’s plumbing in good repair. If you’re a pet owner, here are a few tips and tricks that can help you keep your plumbing system and your pet safe and in good health. Strain the Drain During Baths If your pet sheds a lot of fur during a bath, all that hair can make your drains sluggish and cause clogs. To avoid […]
April 25, 2017

Fixing These Common Plumbing Problems

No matter how well you care for your plumbing system, problems can still pop up from time to time. Learn how to handle the most common plumbing problems and you’ll save yourself a lot of frustration and expense. Clogs Minor clogs can be cleared by adding two tablespoons of dish soap and a pot of boiling hot water to the drain, waiting 15 minutes, then flushing the drain again with hot water. For a more stubborn clogged sink drain, use […]
April 13, 2017

Common Water Pressure Problems: How to Solve Them

Are you experiencing issues with low water pressure in your home? If so, you’re not alone as this is a problem that affects many residential plumbing systems. Here are some of the most common causes of water pressure problems in Peachtree City homes, with helpful tips on which ones you can easily solve yourself and when you need the help of a professional plumber. Low Pressure at a Specific Fixture If you’ve noticed a decline in pressure at a certain […]
March 23, 2017

How to Know if You Should Get a Plumbing Upgrade

Because most houses last longer than the plumbing system installed at original construction, at some point you may need a plumbing upgrade. Just like other household systems—electrical and HVAC, for example—plumbing becomes outdated over the years, wear and tear takes its toll and eventually the system can’t handle current water demands.   Signs that you need a plumbing upgrade my be subtle or severe. Here some things to watch for and some you can’t miss:   Low water pressure. Low […]