DC Cheek Heating, Cooling & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Suwanee’

Signs Your Ductless AC System Needs Repair

Monday, May 27th, 2024
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When something goes wrong with a complex system, whether it’s your air conditioner, your heating system, or your car, getting it repaired promptly can make a big difference. After all, if you keep driving with a tire that’s getting flatter and flatter, you’ll eventually damage the rim and perhaps more. So when your ductless AC system needs repair, it’s important to notice right away.

However, you might not know what to look for when it comes to an air conditioner at all, let alone a ductless one. We’d like to help you out with that. We’ll tell you the signs to be alert for, so that if you do have a problem with your ductless AC system that requires repair, you’ll know right away.

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What Can End Up in Your Drains That Will Clog Them

Monday, March 4th, 2024
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Drain clogs are a huge hassle. They can make necessary parts of your home’s plumbing unusable. They can cause unpleasant smells. They’re no fun to try to clear out. And maybe it’s not exactly true, but doesn’t it seem like they’re more likely to happen at the worst possible times? 

The best way to deal with drain clogs is not to have them in the first place. How can you manage that? We’ll tell you about the most common things that get in drains and cause clogs. If you can prevent them from happening, you won’t have to unclog them. 

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Old Pipe Materials in Your Home: What You Need to Know

Monday, December 25th, 2023
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If you’ve purchased a home rather than building one from the ground up yourself, there are a lot of things going on behind those walls and below those floorboards that you can’t possibly know about. And depending on what year your home was built, there could be materials that you really don’t want to be exposed to, particularly in your plumbing.

You may be surprised to hear some of this information about the changing materials used in home plumbing, but it’s always better to be informed. If there are outdated pipe materials in your home, there could be unpleasant consequences you don’t want to deal with. The solution is repiping.

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How Long Can You Expect Your Sump Pump to Last?

Monday, July 24th, 2023
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Have you got a sump pump in your home to prevent flooding during rainy periods? This can mean the difference between having peace of mind and having ruined belongings and extensive cleanup to do. But since the sump pump is often tucked into a dark corner of the basement, it can be easy to forget about it until something goes wrong. How much do you know about your sump pump? You might not even know how long you can expect it to last, but we can help you out.

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AC Repair: Heed These Signs You Need End-of-Season Service

Monday, September 19th, 2022
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As the cooling season draws to a close, you might hope you won’t need to have your air conditioner serviced until next spring. You might even be thinking about having your furnace serviced to prepare it for the upcoming heating season. But there are some things you definitely don’t want to put off repairing. If you notice any of these signs, it’s time to schedule AC repair in Suwanee, GA.

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A Checklist for Boosting Your AC Efficiency and Comfort

Monday, September 6th, 2021
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Summer may be coming to a close, but you know as well as we do that our warmer temperatures stick around for a while. your air conditioner has gotten quite the workout and still has a ways to go.

The good news is, there are plenty of things you can do to ensure that your air conditioner works as efficiently as possible, for the rest of this year and beyond, while making sure your home is as comfortable as possible. Read on to learn how!

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4 Sounds You Never Want to Hear Your AC Make

Monday, July 26th, 2021
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When your AC is working correctly, it will do so relatively quietly. That is how an efficient and well-tuned AC is supposed to be. After all, you bought it for peace and comfort.

However, when it starts making weird noises, then you should be concerned. You should try to get to the root of the problem quickly and have the AC repaired before the problem gets worse. This will help you avoid a breakdown during Suwanee’s hot summer months. 

Professional AC repair in Suwanee GA will also ensure that the AC is working efficiently, which can help you bring down your utility bills.

With that in mind, here are four kinds of sounds that are a telltale sign that something is wrong with your AC unit.

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Do You Have a Plumbing Leak?

Monday, May 17th, 2021
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As unfortunate as this might be, plumbing problems are notoriously difficult to detect without the right professional equipment or experience. Most of your plumbing system is hidden from view, after all, and the issues that can afflict it like to start off small and subtle. For this reason, we recommend that you have preventive plumbing maintenance done at least once a year. However, it’s also a good idea to familiarize yourself with the warning signs that something is amiss with your plumbing system.

And in the rare case that a problem does happen between maintenance sessions, you’ll be able to detect it quickly and call our professional plumbers for repair. Read on to learn what the signs of a plumbing leak are, then give us a call to fix them!

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These Noises Signal a Problem with Your Furnace

Monday, February 24th, 2020
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If you’ve had your furnace even just a couple of years, you’re likely well acquainted with what it sounds like when it is operating. So, if it starts to make loud or unusual sounds during its operation, it’s a good indication that something is amiss. You should call on a pro to examine your furnace and ensure that everything is working effectively and efficiently.

What kind of noises are we referring to? Read on as we uncover some of the most common sounds that warrant a call to our team.

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Is Your Furnace Well Maintained?

Monday, December 16th, 2019
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Surely, with the official start of winter just a week away, you’ve scheduled furnace maintenance, right?

If not, don’t worry, it’s not too late! In fact, it’s much better to schedule your furnace maintenance now, or even in the middle of winter, than to skip it altogether this year. This is particularly true if you have a gas furnace—skipping a tune-up in this case might not only leave your furnace at risk of operational problems, but expose you to safety issues as well.

Sure, it’s typically best to have this job done before temperatures drop to their coldest, and sometimes we can get cold snaps far before wintertime comes around, but if you’re reading this and haven’t scheduled your tune-up yet, please give us a call! In the meantime, read on to learn more about the importance of this service.

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