Busy Bee Plumbing, Heating, & Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Franklin’

Everything to Know About a Slab Leak

Monday, October 23rd, 2023

You’ve heard some horror stories from family members and co-workers about the discovery of a slab leak. The look on their faces and the tales they tell make it all too clear: this is one of the worst things that you can discover in your home when it comes to leaks.

But that’s when it hits you, nobody has ever told you what a slab leak actually is. You could probably look it up on an internet search, but you might just find a long and hard-to-read article about the many different kinds of slab leaks.

We’re here to save the day. As local plumbing professionals, we’re going to break down exactly what a slab leak is and what you need to know about it as a homeowner. Some things should be left to the professionals who inevitably deal with this issue, but there are some details about slab leak detection in Franklin that we think you should know!

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Your Furnace Options

Monday, September 25th, 2023

Temperatures are finally starting to lower, which means we need to be prepared for the big winter chill. Here in Tennessee, winters can still be cold even if they’re more mild than our northern neighbors. A furnace is a great choice for many of our customers, but they’re not a “one-size-fits-all” kind of solution.

In fact, many people don’t know that there are multiple kinds of furnaces. Electric furnaces are great at heating your home only using electricity. Gas furnaces use powerful combustion with natural gas to provide heat for your home throughout the winter. Both of these systems work well, but they’re better for certain homeowners and worse for others.

Our blog post today will take a deep dive into furnace installations in Franklin. We’ll talk about how they operate, the differences between gas and electric systems, and why these details matter.

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Summertime Plumbing Tips

Monday, June 5th, 2023

Memorial Day is over, which means that we’re entering the warmest season of the year. For many reasons, this is a good thing. We finally get to use our pools, enjoy some vacation time, and even soak up the sun. As long as you’re being safe and responsible, there are endless summertime activities to take advantage of.

With summer comes the use of water. This means that your plumbing professional is likely to be your best friend in the coming months. From leaks to outdoor gardening appliances, transporting water from one location to another can be an important focal point for the summer. So, we’d like to talk about our top plumbing tips that can help customers avoid expensive problems like wasted water or plumbing repair in Franklin, TN.

Let’s get right to it, and make sure you set aside some time this year to enjoy your favorite summertime activities stress-free!

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3 DIY Tips for Your AC Maintenance

Monday, April 24th, 2023

There are two main types of air conditioning maintenance in Franklin, TN. The first is a series of things that homeowners can do to improve the efficiency and performance of their air conditioning units. The second is a professional service that you sign up for, done by a licensed HVAC technician who can make general improvements, repairs, and adjustments to ensure the system is running well.

Fortunately, the second kind of maintenance is basic. You just schedule an appointment with our team and we’ll be there to provide it. It’s really that simple.

But for the first type of maintenance, there are various different ways you can help your AC. This blog post will dive into both types of maintenance, how important they are, and where you can make improvements right now. Just be sure that you couple all of your DIY work with a professional maintenance appointment that really seals the deal.

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The Four Types of Emergency Plumbers

Monday, November 21st, 2022

So, the time has come and your drain has started leaking into a slippery puddle on your kitchen floor. Before the panic causes your blood pressure to skyrocket and you start cancelling all of your plans the night, we want you to take a deep breath. It’s going to be okay.

Seriously, as your friendly neighborhood plumber, we see this kind of stuff all the time. It’s not the end of the world, and as long as you can shut your water off so that the leak stops happening, then you’re in good shape. Since you’re not a plumber, it’s not really your job or expertise to handle this kind of thing—it’s ours!

But, before you start searching online and calling friends with plumbing experience, we need to cover an important topic. Here are the four main types of plumbers you’ll come across when you start searching for emergency plumbers in Franklin, TN.

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