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How Can I Get Jewelry Out of My Plumbing?

To answer this question we first need to identify some vocabulary. What Is a P-Trap? There is, under your sink, a pipe fitting called a P-trap which connects your sink drain to the rest of your plumbing drain system. The P-trap’s function is to keep sewer gas out of...

How Do I Cold-Proof My Plumbing?

How Do I Cold-Proof My Plumbing?

Prepare Plumbing for Winter Let’s talk about cold proofing. December in the Atlanta area started with a cold snap, and there’ll be plenty more to come.  You may be asking yourself, "How do I cold-proof my plumbing?", so let’s make sure you don’t end up with an...

What Exactly Are Pinhole Leaks?

What Exactly Are Pinhole Leaks?

What Are Pinhole Leaks? If you don’t know, a pinhole leak is (as the name suggests) a small hole that forms from the inside of a copper pipe and reaches the outside as corrosion builds up. While there are a few different theories on what causes this type of leak, no...

What Is Galvanic Corrosion?

What Is Galvanic Corrosion?

Let’s talk about galvanic corrosion. There are lots of metals out there that won’t rust on their own, which is great--it allows for the use of copper to carry water in pipes, and it keeps your kid’s aluminum bike from falling apart after they left it out in the rain…...

How to Prep Vacation-Ready Plumbing

How to Prep Vacation-Ready Plumbing

Have you ever noticed that disaster seems to strike at the most inconvenient time? If you’re headed out on vacation this summer, there are some simple things you can do to make sure your plumbing doesn’t cause you any problem while you’re gone. That means no fear of...

Trust the Experts

Trust the Experts

Here at Plumb Smart, our motto is: “When you’re Plumb Smart, there’s no such thing as an emergency.” What that means to us is that if you take the necessary precautions and stay vigilant--if you’re smart--you’ll be able to identify and handle whatever problems come...

The Space Aliens Invading Your Plumbing

The Space Aliens Invading Your Plumbing

Creepy looking I know, but this is only the valve body of a shower control in the wall behind the tile. But look at all that crusty white, green, and pink buildup inside. When it's brand new, it's shiny brass. Five years later, this is what it looks like. It's the...

How To Prevent Plumbing Emergencies: A Comprehensive Guide

How To Prevent Plumbing Emergencies: A Comprehensive Guide

Many think plumbing problems happen suddenly, erupting with severity that hurts your wallet. The truth, though, is that most plumbing problems develop slowly over time and are avoidable if you pay attention to the right things and know when to replace fixtures, appliances, and plumbing parts. Remember, “there’s no such thing as an emergency when you’re plumb smart,” and our goal is to keep you from having emergencies that are costly and difficult.

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