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

A Common Plumbing Question We Hear: What Exactly Is a Slab Leak?

Monday, May 17th, 2021

slab-leak-crack-in-foundationLeak is not a word people want to hear in connection with their home plumbing. And a slab leak, well, that sounds even worse. Almost sinister. But what does it actually mean?

Slab leaks are one of the most important problems that we work on as Suwanee, GA plumbers, and the better informed our customers are about what they are and how to watch for them, the easier they are to stop early. And slab leaks are definitely something you want stopped as early as possible. 

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The 4 Best Reasons You May Want a Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

tankless-water-heater-on-wallYou’ve had your current water heater for 15 years or longer, and it’s no longer up to the job. You know it’s time to have it replaced—and you’re giving serious thought to putting in the best in new technology in its place, a tankless water heater. 

You may feel a bit hesitant about it. New technology is always intimidating, and leaving behind the tried-and-true carries a sense of risk. The truth is that a tankless water heater isn’t necessarily the best choice in all cases for a new water heater. This is why we recommend you work with our professionals when it’s time to replace your water heater. We’re experts when it comes to water heaters in Suwanee, GA, and we’ll help guide you to the best option possible.

But tankless water heaters are worth your consideration, and here are the 4 best reasons you may want to get one:

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Why You Have Uneven Heating on Different Floors

Monday, December 28th, 2020

red-arrow-heat-flow-diagramHeat rises. That’s a basic fact of physics, nothing will change that. It’s the reason that the second floor of a house tends to get hotter than the ground floor. It can be a problem in both summer and winter, trying to cool down the house or avoid the upper floor from overheating. 

However, an effective HVAC system for a home, particularly a newer home with good insulation, can strike the right balance and keep the second floor from getting too hot and create a good, even distribution of comfort through the house. 

You, however, aren’t currently enjoying this situation. At least not if you’re reading this intently. Your house has previously not had a serious problem in winter with a boiling second floor. But now it’s become such a sauna where going outside in the cold seems like a better option. Why is this happening?

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