Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog

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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How Your Air Conditioner Uses Refrigerant

May 16th, 2016

Now is the time of year when people start to put more effort into maintaining their air conditioning systems, in order to make sure that they can withstand the added stress of summer. Preventive professional maintenance, prompt repairs, and the like can ensure that your system is in good shape. We also often get questions about the refrigerant levels in peoples’ air conditioners, and whether they need to be refilled. Let’s take a look at how your air conditioner uses refrigerant, and when you need to refill it.

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Why You May Want an Air Purifier This Summer

May 9th, 2016

Indoor air quality is one of those things that doesn’t get a whole lot of attention from the majority of homeowners, mainly because it’s hard to notice when it dips too low. Sure, if the home is filling up with smoke or carbon monoxide, you’re probably going to notice. You can start suffering ill effects from far more mild contaminants than that, though. Let’s take a look at why you may want to install an air purifier this summer.

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Why Air Conditioner Ice is a Threat to the System

May 2nd, 2016

As you start to rely on your air conditioner for comfort more and more often this summer season, you may notice ice starting to form on the inside part of the unit. You may think, at first, that this is a sign that the air conditioner is operating as intended. It’s supposed to generate cool air, after all. However, air conditioner ice is actually a pretty serious sign that needs to be dealt with as soon as possible. Let’s take a look at why it happens, and what it can do to your system.

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Listen for These Air Conditioner Noises

April 25th, 2016

Have you noticed any strange noises coming from your air conditioner since you started using it this summer? If so, you probably have a problem. Usually, the reason that an air conditioner starts making strange noises is because there’s a problem with the system. Let’s take a look at some of the more common problem noises that air conditioners make, and what they mean.

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Consider Installing a Ductless Air Conditioning System This Summer

April 18th, 2016

There are a wide variety of air conditioning systems available on the market, each offering their own unique advantages. If you’re in the market for a new air conditioning system this summer, consider installing a ductless air conditioner. Read on to find out more about ductless air conditioning systems, and the advantages they can offer you this summer.

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How to Tell if You Need Drain Cleaning

April 11th, 2016

Your drains serve a vital role in your plumbing system. Without them, you wouldn’t be able to dispose of wastewater in a convenient and sanitary manner. If you want your home’s plumbing and sewer systems to continue functioning properly, it’s a good idea to make sure that your drains are in good condition. One of the easiest things you can do to keep your drains functioning properly is to schedule drain cleaning services. Read on to find out more about when you need to call for drain cleaning.

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Signs That You Need Plumbing Repairs

April 4th, 2016

Your plumbing system is one of the most vital parts of your home’s infrastructure. Every time you wash your hands, or do the dishes, or take a shower, you’re relying on your plumbing system. So, it’s a good idea to keep your plumbing system in the best possible shape for the longest possible period of time. Unfortunately, your plumbing system is also one of the most difficult to monitor without professional help. Most of the system is hidden from view, and issues tend not to present external symptoms early enough for you to prevent the majority of the damage. If you know what to look for, though, you can detect certain problems early. Let’s take a look at some signs that you need plumbing repairs.

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When to Call for Air Conditioning Repairs

March 28th, 2016

Summer is not far off now, and the weather is already beginning to warm up. As the temperature rises, you’re probably going to start relying on your air conditioner more and more to keep your home cool. That added usage translates to more strain on the system, which means a higher chance for things to go wrong. Let’s take a look at some of the common air conditioning problems that you should look out for this season.

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Why You Should Get Your Ductless System Tuned Up This Spring

March 21st, 2016

Spring is here, the season when we start to get our homes ready for the warmer weather of summer. Part of those preparations is making sure that your air conditioner is ready for the added stress of operating on a daily basis during the hottest months of the year. If you’re using a ductless system to keep cool this summer, read on to find out why spring maintenance is so important for it.

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