Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog

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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How to Help Your Water Heater Last as Long as Possible

June 13th, 2016

Water heaters are built to last a very long time. They also happen to be put under more strain than most of the other appliances in the house. If you want to get the most out of your water heater, you’re going to need to take some proactive steps to make sure that it lasts as long as possible. Let’s take a look at some of the steps that you can take to make your water heater last for many years.

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Have You Scheduled Air Conditioning Maintenance Yet?

June 6th, 2016

Summer is here, and you’re probably using your air conditioner more often than at other times of the year. Added use means more wear and tear on the system, which means a greater chance for something to go wrong. If you want to keep your air conditioner in the best possible condition this summer, it’s a very good idea to make sure that you schedule maintenance for it as soon as possible. Let’s take a look at why preventive maintenance is one of the best things you can do for your air conditioner.

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Why Size Matters with Your Air Conditioner

May 30th, 2016

If you’re looking for a new air conditioning system for your home, there are a lot of different factors that you need to consider. One of the most important factors to consider is size. The size of an air conditioner has a huge effect on how effective it is, how long it lasts, and how often it’s going to develop problems. Let’s take a look at why your air conditioner needs to be the right size.

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Signs That You Need a New Water Heater

May 23rd, 2016

Water heaters are incredibly sturdy systems, but they wear down over time. No matter how well you take care of your water heater, sooner or later you’re going to need to install a new one. You should be aware of the signs that your water heater is nearing the end of its lifespan; you don’t want to suddenly find yourself without hot water when it dies on you. So, let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new water heater.

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