5 Common AC Noises and What They Mean

Air conditioners are a lifeline during the summer, providing much-needed relief from the heat. However, they can also be a source of anxiety and confusion — especially when they start making loud, strange noises. Unusual sounds from your air conditioner can be alarming, but understanding what they mean is the first step toward solving the […]

Signs It’s Time to Call an Emergency Plumber

Emergencies — they’re the uninvited guests of life, disrupting the regular flow of things with disruptive urgency. In the domain of household mishaps, plumbing problems are like a domino effect of inconvenience. From a seemingly minor leak that could lead to structural damage to an overactive toilet that can turn a room into a slip […]

Why Your Shower Is Whistling or Squealing

Picture this: you step into the shower, ready to start your day with a refreshing cleanse, only to be greeted by an all-too-familiar whistling or squealing sound. Instead of a tranquil start, you’re faced with a perplexing plumbing concert. This noise, often unexpected and always unwelcome, can disrupt the peace of your daily routine. But […]

What Does Your AC Actually Do?

This might sound like a strange question to ask on an HVAC blog, but it’s one that we think many homeowners need to learn about. After all, nobody really has to learn about how an air conditioner works when they purchase one, they only need to know that it’s going to cool their home. But when a […]

AC Tips: Replacing the Air Filter

If you’ve got an air conditioner in your home, then you’ve got an air filter. Every AC unit, even window units, comes with an air filter that’s designed to block out any particles from air that’s being sent into the system so that the coils and other sensitive components can’t get damaged over the long […]

How to Spot the Early Signs of Furnace Wear and Tear

As we transition from the brisk winter to the refreshing vibes of spring, it’s an excellent time to reflect on the past months, especially how your home’s heating system has held up. For many, a furnace—whether gas or electric—plays a big role in creating a warm, inviting home environment. At Busy Bee Plumbing, Heating, & […]