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

3 Signs That You Might Need a Water Softener

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Hard water can be a problem that affects all homes in our area, from smaller ones to larger ones. It’s more of a regional problem depending on where your water comes from and how it’s filtered from a municipal standpoint. If your access to water comes from a well pump then you’re more likely to see hard water problems than if you get clean city water—but even city water can be too hard.

No, hard water isn’t specifically hard. It’s not going to hurt you or cut you. It’s just a term we use to describe water that’s infused with minerals that it naturally leeches out of the ground. These minerals are easy for your body to digest and they’re not bad for you, but they’re not going to be good for your plumbing system or other aspects of your life. In the following three cases, you’re going to want a water softener in Nashville, TN.

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The Benefits of an Air Filter Change

Monday, December 5th, 2022

It’s that time of year again! We’d like to remind all of our customers about the one component of their heating system that they can impact right now without professional help. When it comes to opening the system, unscrewing nuts and bolts, and testing other components for heating repair in Nashville, TN, that needs to be left up to a licensed, insured professional. But for an air filter change, that’s easy peasy!

Air filters are in charge of a lot of small processes inside your heating system. Sure, they improve the air quality of your home, but that’s last on the list. Most importantly, they stop contaminants from gunking up your heating unit and causing damage that would otherwise shorten the lifespan by a few years. As a filter is changed more regularly, you’ll see some of the excellent benefits played out and you’ll enjoy the warmth this holiday season.

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What Do You Get Out of Heater Maintenance Now?

Monday, November 7th, 2022

Sometimes when we talk about the benefits of heater maintenance, like efficiency of longer-lasting components, homeowners aren’t convinced. After all, many people are on tight budgets and trying to pay for things in the near future, not prevent a repair in 5 or 10 years. So, is there anything that customers could get right now out of scheduling heating maintenance in Nashville, TN?

Well, the truth is that actually yes, there are some great benefits right here and now that you could take advantage of with heater maintenance. They might not seem like big deals at first, but they definitely are, especially if you’re trying to save big for a large purchase this year or next.

The main value of heater maintenance comes from getting it on a yearly basis, aiding the longevity and efficiency of your HVAC components. But it’s true that there are additional benefits that you can enjoy today when you schedule this service.

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Is Your AC Short Cycling?

Monday, October 10th, 2022

A short cycling air conditioner is a problem we see often. It’s one that can be a symptom of a greater problem, but also an issue that homeowners rarely know the detriments of. From refrigerant leaks to a botched installation, there can be many causes of a short cycling air conditioner, and the first important step is to notice the problem in the first place.

This blog post is sort of a PSA about the problems with short cycling and how to detect it. For any customers wondering if they need air conditioning repair in Nashville, TN, for a short cycling AC, then the answer is “absolutely.” But detecting the short cycling system and targeting the root cause of the problem is a bit more complicated.

Let’s discuss short cycling. What it is, how it happens, and if your system is suffering from this problem right now.

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