Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog

The Problem of AC Short Cycling

August 22nd, 2016

Summer is slowly drawing to a close, but we still have a few weeks left before heating season starts. It’s important that you keep an eye on your air conditioner, to make sure that it’s still free of issues. If you notice your air conditioner turning itself on and off every few minutes, don’t ignore it. That’s called short cycling, and it’s a serious problem. Let’s take a look at why short cycling happens, and the damage it can do to your air conditioning system.

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It’s Almost Time for Heating Maintenance

August 15th, 2016

Summer still has a few weeks left in it, but fall is not far off at all. It’s hard to think about keeping your heating system in good shape when you’re in the middle of a heat wave, but it’s still important that you schedule maintenance for your heater before the temperature starts to drop. Let’s take a look at the benefits of heating maintenance.

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Why Ductless Systems Need Bi-Annual Maintenance

August 8th, 2016

We’re pretty deep into summer at this point, and you should have already scheduled maintenance for your ductless system. Yes, even if you had it done less than a year ago the previous winter. Ductless systems need maintenance more often than other climate control systems. If they don’t get it, they will be much more prone to problems. Read on to find out when ductless systems need bi-annual maintenance.

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Tank vs Tankless Water Heaters

August 1st, 2016

If you’re in the market for a new water heater, you may be tempted to just go with a tank water heater like everyone else. Tank water heaters have been the top of the market for a long time, and have plenty to offer. However, they are not objectively the best option for everyone. Let’s take a look at two of the most popular water heater types, and the benefits each of them can offer you.

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Do I Need to Put More Refrigerant in My AC?

July 25th, 2016

We often get this question from homeowners who want to make sure that their air conditioners are in ideal condition for the summer. While it is true that there are certain conditions under which your air conditioner would need more refrigerant, these are rare. Let’s take a look at how your air conditioner uses refrigerant, and when you need to have more added to it.

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Signs You Need a Water Treatment System

July 18th, 2016

Most people don’t think they need a dedicated water treatment system in their home. While it’s true that the majority of cities put their water supplies through substantial treatment before pumping it into people’s homes, it’s not 100% effective. There will always be small amounts of minerals, elements, and other harmful materials that make it into your home. Let’s take a look at some of the signs you need a water treatment system.

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Indoor Air Quality Tips for the Summer

July 11th, 2016

Staying cool is often the top priority for homeowners during the summer, but it’s not the only concern. There are a number of changes to air quality that take place during the summer, which can have a negative effect on your health. Let’s take a look at a few of the ways that you can improve your indoor air quality this summer.

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Why Your Water Heater Output is Dropping

July 4th, 2016

There isn’t much point in having a water heater if it’s not going to provide hot water for you. If your water heater output is dropping, there might be a couple of different things wrong with it. A noticeable drop in water heater output is not something to be taken lightly, as it can easily get worse if left alone. Let’s take a look at the different problems that can lead to water heater output dropping, and what you can do to prevent it.

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Did You Know We Offer Maintenance Agreements for your HVAC system?

June 27th, 2016

Here at Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling, we want our customers to thrive. That means not just getting by, but feeling that their homes are crisp and cool all summer long. Whatever the age or condition of your cooling system, the best way to make sure that your central air unit, heat pump, or ductless heat pump is in good working order is routine AC maintenance. Fortunately, this isn’t hard to get. You simply have to dial our number to enjoy the many benefits of an efficient, reliable and powerful air conditioner. 

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Why Your Air Conditioner Output Might be Low

June 20th, 2016

A good air conditioner is worth its weight in gold when the weather outside starts to warm up. If your air conditioner isn’t keeping you as cool as you’d like, there are a number of possible reasons why. Let’s take a look at some of the common reasons why your air conditioner might be malfunctioning, and what you should do about it.

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