choosing a fire extinguisher

Choosing a Fire Extinguisher

The last thing any homeowner wants is a fire in the home. If it does happen, however, having a fire extinguisher on hand can help minimize the danger and damage. Choosing a fire extinguisher takes more than going to the store and grabbing one off the shelf; you’ll need to make sure you pick the […]

Water Conditioning Systems for Hard Water

Types of Whole House Water Conditioning Systems for Hard Water

Many homeowners in the US live in areas with hard water. If you’re considering softening the water in your home to avoid these problems, then you’ll need to know about the types of whole house water conditioning systems for hard water. Why Install Water Conditioning Systems for Hard Water? A water conditioning system is a […]

signs of a slab leak

10 Signs of a Slab Leak

A slab leak is one of the biggest headaches any homeowner can experience. Not only are they costly and inconvenient to repair, they can be dangerous if left unresolved. By keeping your eye out for these 10 signs of a slab leak, you can catch this issue before it escalates into a major problem. What […]

5 Quick Steps to Prepare Your Gutters for Fall

Although the temperatures in Atlanta will be warm for a while yet, fall is approaching quickly. The changing foliage is always beautiful to see, but as all homeowners know, the falling leaves mean piles of leaves on the yard and clogged gutters. Here are 5 quick steps to prepare your gutters for fall. 5 Quick […]

How to Prevent Attic Mold

While mold can grow in just about every condition, it prefers summer the most out of all the seasons. If you haven’t already taken steps to prevent attic mold in your home, it’s not too late. Catching and remediating mold before it has spread to the entire home will save you a lot of time, […]

How to Fix a Running Bathtub Faucet

Drip, drip, drip… These small sounds indicate the early stages of a leaking faucet. Over time, the drips become more frequent, until at last they become a steady stream. Before you know it, your bathtub faucet is running constantly no matter how tightly you turn the handle shut. Today, we discuss how to fix a […]

Top 10 Outdoor Brush Burning Safety Tips

It’s almost the time of year for brush burning in Georgia. Currently, outdoor burning is permitted between September 1st and April 30th. So, if you’re getting ready to dispose of yard debris, keep these 10 brush burning safety tips in mind. Top 10 Outdoor Brush Burning Safety Tips Get your permit from the GA Forestry […]

How to Clean (and Prevent) Hard Water Deposits

If you’ve lived in an area with hard water, you are most likely familiar with the ever-changing colors in your sink and tub. Not long after scrubbing your tub back to white, it has turned an unsightly shade of brown. The Metro Atlanta area is considered to have ‘moderately hard’ water, which means that accumulations […]

Should I Install a Home Fire Sprinkler System?

A home fire sprinkler system is not required in most residential builds, nor are they very common even though they can save lives and minimize fire damage to a property. It is a personal decision whether or not you install one in your own home. Here, we look at the benefits of installing a home […]

Creating a Family Disaster Plan for Fires and Floods

At Tidal Wave Response, we see many types of home emergencies from floods to fires. Family disaster plans aren’t just for earthquakes or hurricanes; they’re great to have for any type of emergency. Here, we’ve compiled some tips for creating a family disaster plan. Tips for Creating a Family Disaster Plan Before you create a […]