Snellville Heating, Air and Plumbing Blog

Low Airflow From Your Furnace Means Trouble

December 31st, 2018

If you’ve recently noticed low airflow from your furnace, it’s time for furnace repair in Athens, GA. We understand that something like this might not seem like a big deal: the furnace is still running and the air is still coming out, right? However, low airflow is a usually the symptom of another, larger issue.

There are multiple things that can cause low airflow, so it is important that you schedule a visit with an HVAC professional who can accurately diagnose and correct the problem before it comes worse. Letting your system run with low airflow can also lead to a wide array of other issues, leaving you with an even costlier repair bill. Below, we will outline some of the potential causes of low airflow and explain why it’s such a big deal.

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My Heat Pump Isn’t Heating!

December 17th, 2018

Even here in Georgia, winter temperatures can dip well into the 50s, so you depend on your heating system to keep you warm, comfortable, and cozy all season long. If you own a heat pump, you are well aware of its benefits: it’s versatile, efficient, and very effective. Since your heat-pump works year round (also acting as an AC in the summer), it’s important that it is regularly maintained and promptly repaired when something does go wrong.

If you’ve noticed that your heat pump isn’t heating your home like you’d expect it to, it is time to schedule repair services. Luckily, Snellville Heating, Air, and Plumbing is an excellent HVAC company in Lawrenceville, GA. There are a number of reasons why your heat pump might not be working as it should. Below, we have provided you with a list of them. 

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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

drain-cleaning-illustration

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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