Snellville Heating, Air and Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Lawrenceville’

Clogged Drain? Don’t Use Chemical Cleaners and Here’s Why

Monday, June 29th, 2020

drain-cleaning-illustrationThe clogged drain—wow, what a nuisance. What a pain. And no matter how well you care for your plumbing, or how much you watch what goes down your drains, one day you’ll have to face clogs. So what can you do when you’ve got one?

There’s the handy ol’ plunger. Either the sink or the toilet plunger can often take care of extremely basic clogs. You might try a hand-cranked drain snake, which can sometimes be effective with hair clogs in shower and bathroom sink drains. Or you can use a chemical drain cleaner …

No, wait! Don’t use chemical drain cleaners! If the plunger or the simple drain snake doesn’t solve the problem, the next step is to call a Lawrenceville, GA, plumber to use professional tools to open up the drain. No plumber recommends using store-bought chemical drain cleaners for drains—and for some excellent reasons:

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Warning Sounds From Your AC—Watch Out for These!

Monday, June 1st, 2020

woman-covering-earsIt would be much easier for you during the summer if you had an air conditioning system that could communicate with you exactly when something was wrong with it, what it was, and what steps need to be taken. Maybe one day we’ll have fully AI-driven air conditioners that will do this. Until then, we have to accept the warning signs an air conditioner can give us. One of the most obvious and easy-to-read signs is strange noises coming from the AC cabinets.

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Uh-oh! Trouble with Your Main Water Line?

Monday, November 18th, 2019

water-lineOf all the systems in your home, your plumbing system is definitely the most important! Imagine where you’d be without your shower or toilet? We reckon it wouldn’t be a pretty sight!

But, if there’s one component of your plumbing system that ranks supreme, it’s your main water line — without it, you wouldn’t have any water at all!

The trouble is that sometimes your main water line will run into trouble, which is a pretty big deal! Why? Because it can wreak havoc on the rest of your plumbing system. We assume you’d rather not pay for water leaking into your lawn, or for water going anywhere other than your faucet, toilet, or shower, correct?

So below, we have listed some of the tell-tale signs of a main water line that’s gone kerflooey. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to call us when you need a Lawrenceville, GA plumber!)

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5 Signs You Need Your Drains Cleaned!

Monday, August 26th, 2019

drain-cleaning-illustrationA bad hair day isn’t just something you experience. In fact, your neighbors, your best friends, and even your mailman have all had bad hair days! But, did you know that your plumbing system can have a bad hair day every once in a while too?

We know that this sounds crazy, but things like hair, grease, grime, and other particles can all contribute to clogged drains, and without the right services, issues with your drain system can lead to all sorts of other problems! Therefore, it’s important that you invest in the services designed to keep your pipes clean and clear!

Just by scheduling drain cleaning services on a regular basis with a licensed plumber in Lawrenceville, GA, you can avoid issues altogether! Keep reading below to find out if it’s time to schedule your drain cleaning services. 

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

Monday, 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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Plumbing 911? How an Emergency Plumber Can Help You

Monday, 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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Will a Sump Pump Work for Me?

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Sure, a leaky pipe in your home may seem like no big deal, and surely, you’ll get around to calling a plumber to repair it at some point, right? Well, the truth of the matter is that a leak can be quite a big deal and if left unattended, can cause some serious damage to your home and property. Of course, if you are home, you can deal with the problem before it becomes an emergency, but what happens if you are away? Or even worse, what happens if it’s not a leaky pipe, but rather a large rainstorm or even a flood?

These are the situations that make the need for a sump pump obvious. Water damage is a real threat to any home, and it is in your best interest to protect the areas of your home that are vulnerable to flooding. Investing in this much-needed plumbing installation in Lawrenceville, GA can make a huge difference the next time a major rainstorm occurs. In case you aren’t yet convinced, keep reading below. 

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My Heat Pump Isn’t Heating!

Monday, 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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