Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog

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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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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