How to Identify Polybutylene Pipes

From about the late-1970's through to the mid-1990's - the use of polybutylene pipes was a very common replacement for copper pipes. These pipes...

How Do You Maintain a Sump Pump?

Many homes in Georgia have sump pumps, usually they're located in the basement. They are one of those items in your home that you want to depend...

What Is Hydro Jet Drain Cleaning?

Hydro Jet Drain Cleaning (aka Water Jetting) is an effective and very efficient technique used in cleaning the downspouts, drains, pipes and...

How to Find a Water Leak Underground

You just got your water bill and it's double what it was last month! If you haven't seen any obvious signs of a water leak, then this may be your first...

Can Sewer Pipes Freeze?

Yes, sewer pipes can freeze if they are not property insulated or poorly installed. Note that in general, storm sewer lines are more likely to freeze than...

How To Turn Off Water To Hot Water Heater

There are three main reasons why you would need to turn off the water to your hot water heater... If you need plumbing repair to any fixture in your home...

Should I Tip My Plumber?

Whether you are using a plumber or an electrician or other maintenance personnel for a scheduled appointment or an emergency call - the standard rule of thumb is...

Why is Water Pressure Low in My Shower?

Low water pressure in your shower won't wake you up and it doesn't leave you feeling clean after you're done. But why is the water pressure low? The answer is there can be one or...