Snellville Heating, Air and Plumbing Blog

On, Off, On, Off… It’s Called Short-Cycling!

August 12th, 2019

Okay, so your air conditioner keeps turning on and off, which can be quite a nuisance! We completely understand why this issue is super annoying, but do you know why it is happening? Our guess is that you probably don’t — in fact, most homeowners don’t!

It’s called short-cycling, and it is quite a big deal. One might even say that it is quite a HUGE deal. Why? Because not only will it increase wear and tear on your system, but it will also cause your cooling costs to sky-rocket!

Because many homeowners don’t quite understand what short-cycling is or why it happens, we have explained it all below. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more! (And of course, if it happens to you, call for air conditioning repair in Lawrenceville, GA right away!)

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Are You Ready to Let Go of Your Air Conditioner?

July 29th, 2019

We totally understand the decision to let go of your air conditioner doesn’t come easy. There is quite a lot to consider, and quite frankly, new ACs can be pretty expensive! But, if your air conditioner is older or outdated, it is probably in your best interest to consider a replacement.

There are quite a few signs that suggest the time for AC replacement has come, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more! So, what are you waiting for? Hop to it!

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Yes, Ductless Systems Need Repairs Too!

July 15th, 2019

Yes, you might own a ductless, and yes, you might think it’s the greatest thing since sliced bread—and for good reason! These systems are extremely efficient, highly effective, take up very little space, and can provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch! Of course, then, it can be hard to see why anyone wouldn’t want one of these systems in their home.

But however great your system is, it is still going to require repairs. Yes, that’s right: ductless systems require repairs just like any other cooling system. In fact, ductless systems come with their own set of unique repair needs, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more. (And of course, contact an HVAC company in Athens, GA if you’ve got a problem!)

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Could You Use a New Water Heater?

July 1st, 2019

Let’s face it: there is nothing quite worse than a water heater in disrepair. Actually, wait—there is something worse! An air conditioner that’s always in disrepair. If we are being frank here, your water heater was not designed to last forever, and eventually, the time will come for you to replace the system.

There are actually quite a few signs that suggest it’s time to replace your water heater, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more! And remember, if you notice any of these signs, it is important that you call a plumber in Conyers, GA right away! 

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Here’s Why We Use Video Pipe Inspection

June 17th, 2019

Do you ever wonder how plumbers are able to diagnose complex plumbing problems that are hidden from view?

No, the answer isn’t that we’ve got some sort of secret psychic powers or the ability to see through walls. No, what we’ve got is access to modern technology!

Video pipe inspection allows us to take a look inside your drains and pipes, without having to tear up your home and property in the process. Amazing, right? We think so! In fact, there are plenty of benefits of using video pipe inspection, and below, we have outlined some of them for you. Keep reading to find out more about these services, and maybe, just maybe, you’ll consider scheduling them for yourself! 

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Is Your AC in Trouble?

June 3rd, 2019

Summer is almost here, which means that before you know it, you’ll be doing all the things that you love: eating ice cream, diving head-first into your pool, and trying to get that perfect tan! Additionally, though, the arrival of summer means that you’ll be using your air conditioner much more, and if yours isn’t working as it should, the time to schedule AC repair in Snellville is now.

There are a number of signs that suggest your air conditioner is in need of repairs, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and remember, if your AC exhibits any of the following signs, it is important to schedule your repair services with a professional right away!

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You Might Have a Leak and Not Even Know It

May 20th, 2019

You’d expect the signs of a leak to be quite obvious: water gushing every which way or even a flooded basement. However, it is quite possible that you’ve got a leak somewhere in your home and don’t even know it. The signs of a leak aren’t always as obvious as it might seem, so we are here to help.

Because so much of your plumbing system is hidden from view, and because leaks really can develop anywhere, it is important that you learn to spot them. So below, we have listed some of the signs you have a hidden plumbing leak in your home. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more! And remember, if you do spot a leak, it is important that you call a professional plumber in Athens, GA right away!

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Are You Ready to Boost Your AC Efficiency?

May 6th, 2019

Of course, you are! Ensuring that your air conditioner is energy efficient this summer is a great way to cut down on monthly spending and reduce the need for costly repairs. In fact, there is no reason why you shouldn’t strive to improve your AC efficiency.

Trust us, improving your AC efficiency is a piece of cake, especially if you follow the steps we’ve listed for you! Below, you will find some of our favorite tips and tricks to boost your AC efficiency, saving you both time, energy, and money. So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading! 

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Plumbing 911? How an Emergency Plumber Can Help You

April 22nd, 2019

Operator: “Plumbing 911, what’s your emergency?”

Homeowner: “My toilet won’t stop running!”

Operator: “Have no fear! Your emergency plumber is on the way!”

If you’ve been in a plumbing predicament before, you know just how stressful the situation can be. Plumbing emergencies are quite serious, as water damage can lead to some pretty costly repairs. Not to mention the mess involved! If you have a plumbing emergency on your hands, don’t wait! Contact your emergency plumber in Lawrenceville, GA right away!

Emergency plumbers are equipped to handle all sorts of plumbing plights, and below, we have listed some of the most common emergencies that homeowners deal with. Keep reading to find out more about how an emergency plumber can help you.

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Why is My Hot Water Discolored?

April 8th, 2019

plumber-fixing-water-heaterYou certainly don’t expect to find that your water is all sorts of funky colors when you step into the shower in the morning. But if you turn on a hot water tap in your home and notice that the water is not clear, do not panic. There is a good chance that you have a small problem with your water heater, and if this the case, a simple visit from your local plumber can do the trick.

If your hot water is discolored, your going to need a professional to look at your plumbing in Athens, GA, more specifically though, your plumber is going to want to take a look at your hot water heater. There are a  number of water heater issues that can cause discolored water, and below, we’ve highlighted a few of these issues. Keep reading to find out more. 

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