Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog

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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Should I Replace My Air Conditioner Before Summer Starts?

March 14th, 2016

Winter is over, and the days are starting to heat up. That means that it’s time to make sure that your air conditioner is in the best possible shape for the coming summer months. For some of us, this will be the ideal time to replace our failing air conditioning system with a new one. How can you tell of you need a new air conditioning system, though? Read on to find out.

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Be Sure to Have Your Air Conditioner Tuned Up This Spring

March 7th, 2016

Spring is here, and that means it’s time to get your home ready for the coming summer months. One of the best ways to do that is to schedule preventive maintenance for your air conditioning system. Even if your air conditioner seems to be in great shape, there is no reason to skip having it examined by a professional before summer starts. Let’s take a look at the benefits of preventive air conditioning maintenance.

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What to During a Plumbing Emergency

February 29th, 2016

Plumbing problems rarely have the common courtesy to occur during normal business hours. While inconvenient, though, it’s normally not a big deal to wait to have the issue fixed until you can schedule an appointment. It’s a very different story when it comes to plumbing emergencies, though. A plumbing emergency is any plumbing problem that cannot wait for a future appointment; it will simply cause too much damage in the interim. So, what are you supposed to do when a plumbing emergency crops up at 3 in the morning, or some other time outside of normal business hours? Follow the steps below to mitigate the damage as much as possible.

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