Snellville Heating, Air and Plumbing Blog

Things That Might Be Decreasing Your Indoor Air Quality

November 5th, 2018

man-holding-air-filterFall and winter is the time for sickness. School, the office, and every public establishment will become a breeding ground for germs. Of course, your home shouldn’t be anything like that! But that’s not always the case in homes where the air quality is actually worse than the outdoor quality. This often happens because the home is not properly ventilated, or the HVAC system hasn’t been maintained. Allow us to explain.

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Fall is the Perfect Time for HVAC Maintenance

October 22nd, 2018

technician-performing-maintenance-on-furnaceWith autumn comes less daylight, cooler temperatures, and the changing of the leaves. In the HVAC industry, however, we see it as the transition from summer to winter—the two seasons where homeowners need our help the most.

Our goals including helping everyone we can, but it’s difficult to do that during the busiest times of the season. Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners have to suffer with a broken system right when they need it the very most.

That’s why fall is one of the seasons that we urge homeowners to have their maintenance done for their entire HVAC system. We’ll explain why down below:

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Signs You Have a Slab Leak

October 8th, 2018

burst-pipeWhen you think of plumbers, you think of leaks. Leaks can be a real pain, but they’re usually not difficult to deal with. They can cause a bit of water damage if not found in time, and they can also drive up your water bill if not found for a really long time.

However, what sets some leaks apart from others is where they’re located. A leak underneath your home, for example, is one of the worst kinds you can encounter. It’s called a slab leak, and we’ll cover all aspects of it in today’s post.

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What Is Short-Cycling and What to Do About It

September 24th, 2018

Short-cycling is one of the big bad air conditioning problems that we hope you don’t have to deal with. It’s not entirely common, and sometimes it can easily be fixed, but that isn’t always the case. Either way, it’s going to prevent you from being able to enjoy an effective and efficient air conditioner. We’ll explain below.

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Prepare for the Fall With These HVAC Services

September 10th, 2018

cat-enjoying-warmth-of-radiatorThere’s no better time to prepare for fall than before fall! It’s been a whole year since you’ve turned on your heater, so now is a good time to give it a test run. After all, you don’t want to deal with repair issues in the middle of a cold night. Here’s how we suggest taking care of your fall concerns early on:

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Signs It’s Time for a Drain Cleaning

August 27th, 2018

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How do you know when it’s time for a drain cleaning? One surefire way is to wait until several drains are clogged and it becomes impossible to not do something about it. Of course, that’s not the ideal way to deal with anything. When you’re in that kind of situation, desperation could drive you to a late night of Googling drain unclogging remedies, some of which can be harmful to your pipes.

Instead, stay diligent and look out for some of the signs you need drain cleaning. We’ll list a few down below.

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The Air Conditioner Cleanse: Detox Your Air Circulation

August 13th, 2018

young-woman-enjoying-her-superior-indoor-air-qualityOver the last few years, detox and cleanse diets have been all the rage. The basic idea is that by forcefully flushing toxins from your body, you’ll feel cleaner, have more energy, and increase general well-being.

We decided to jump on the bandwagon with our own cleanse that will detoxify the air circulating around your home. Read on to find out about our strategy for cleaning your ducts, bringing fresh air into your home, and even boosting your immunity.

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Prevent Low Indoor Air Quality With These HVAC Solutions

July 30th, 2018

microbes-floating-due-to-low-indoor-air-qualityIndoor air quality is the biggest indoor danger that you’ve probably never heard of. IAQ is a measure of the cleanliness of the air in your home, and the lower it gets, the more likely you and your family can become susceptible to sickness.

Luckily, the HVAC industry has several solutions for low IAQ, some of which include:

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Is it Time to Replace My AC?

July 16th, 2018

hvac-technician-greeting-customerIt’s a good question to know the answer to. After all, replacement isn’t cheap. You’ll want to make sure that your AC at least shows the warning signs of needing replacement before letting an HVAC company tell you: “Yes, of course, you need replacement!”

Below are three questions to ask yourself to see if your AC needs to be replaced. If you can answer “Yes” to even one of them, then there’s a high possibility you need replacement. Regardless, you’ll still want a trustworthy HVAC technician in Snellville, GA to take a look at your system—in person, not over the phone—to give you a definite answer.

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3 Common Plumbing Issues (And How to Avoid Them)

July 2nd, 2018

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Most people are familiar with run-of-the-mill plumbing problems. You can’t think of “plumbing” without also thinking of clogs, leaks, and broken pipes.

If it hasn’t happened yet, you’ll probably deal with one of these issues eventually. Until then, you can still try your best to prevent it from happening.

In this post, we’ll help you avoid some of the most common plumbing issues. We’ll also tell you when it’s time to call a plumber.

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