DC Cheek Heating, Cooling & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plumber’

Slab Leak 101: What You Need to Know

Monday, September 20th, 2021
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For anyone who’s ever had a slab leak in their home, the term itself can send anxiety coursing through them as they remember the experience of managing it. Slab leaks are among the most insidious of plumbing problems after all, as they are hidden and often don’t show symptoms until a great deal of damage has already been done.

We don’t say this to scare you, but to urge the importance of contacting a professional, and experienced, professional the moment you suspect that your home is experiencing this problem. Read on to learn more!

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Qualities to Look for in a Professional Plumber

Monday, July 19th, 2021
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Most plumbing professionals are good at what they do. The best professionals to hire also have other qualities that highlight them as genuine professionals that you can count on to handle the repairs. If you need to hire a professional plumber in Dunwoody, GA, you want to get the best in the business. A professional who not only knows what they’re doing but provides each customer with a service that is worthy of glowing reviews.

It is important that you know what qualities you should look for to ensure that you get the best possible professional for the job. Hiring the right plumber can make a world of difference in the service that you get. The best in the business will ensure that you do not need to pay more than necessary and get a job well done whenever it comes to plumbing issues.

This post will guide you so that you know about the qualities to look for in a professional plumber before you hire them so that you can make a well-informed decision.

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Tips for Preventing Drain Clogs

Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Would you believe that drain clogs tend to be the #1 most common plumbing problem among homeowners throughout the U.S.? This shouldn’t come as a surprise—you’ve likely had to deal with one or two throughout the years. Fortunately for you, our experienced plumbers are here to help!

But, why not avoid drain clogs altogether if possible? The good news is, it is possible! Our #1 tip? Avoid store-bought chemical drain cleaners! These are caustic and will actually do more harm than good to your drains. If your drain clog cannot be resolved with a plunger and a little bit of “elbow grease” then it’s time to give our pros a call. In the meantime, read these other tips we have about avoiding drain clogs!

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Can Drain Clogs Be Prevented?

Monday, July 27th, 2020
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If there’s anything that’s more frustrating than a drain clog that stops whatever you’re doing–whether it’s taking a shower, cleaning up after cooking, or even trying to use your sprinkler system outside–we’re not sure what it is!

But it’s pretty much inevitable that every homeowner will deal with a drain clog at some point–unless of course, they take preventive measures to avoid them! But what are these measures exactly? Read on to find out!

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Is Your Sump Pump in Good Shape?

Monday, November 18th, 2019
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There are some parts of the country where homeowners have never even heard the term “sump pump” let alone do they know what it is. They don’t need to know, after all—their home may be in a position where flooding is just not a concern.

Unfortunately, we’re not in that part of the country! Sump pumps are common in our area, and very often necessary. Winter and spring are times for heavy rains, and then as we get later in the year we also have tropical storm conditions to contend with—that can send floodwaters right into your home.

The question is, is your sump pump in good condition to handle this?

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Are Frozen Pipes a Risk?

Monday, October 7th, 2019
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“Wait,” you may be wondering, “it was in the 90’s still last week, why are we talking about this?”

We get it, fall has barely started, and it’s rather rare that temperatures in the Woodstock area drop below 30°F in the winter anyway. But, rare doesn’t mean never, and it’s far better to be prepared for the possibility than not. How can you do this? Read on!

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