Snellville Heating, Air and Plumbing Blog

Is Your Main Water Line in Trouble?

December 3rd, 2018

water-lineYour plumbing system serves so many purposes in your home, like allowing you to shower, do laundry, and wash your dishes. A problem with your water line can affect your day-to-day life, not to mention cause serious damage to your property. There are many reasons why a water line may be compromised. Whatever the cause may be, you will want to schedule repairs as soon as possible.

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What Do I Look for in a New Air Conditioner?

November 19th, 2018

various-cooling-devicesIt might seem unusual to start thinking about air conditioning in Athens, GA at this time of the year, but it can actually be one of the best times for a new AC installation.

Why? Simply because no one is worried about AC at this time of year! Even if your HVAC technician can’t get you booked for installation until another week, you’ll be in great shape. Think about if it were in the middle of summer and you desperately needed a new AC—every moment you wait in the heat is agony.

That being said, we see no reason you can’t think about AC installation in the cold season. We’ll even give you some ideas on how to start thinking about it so you can make a well-informed decision.

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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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