Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog

How to Keep Your Plumbing System Healthy

September 17th, 2018

PlumberPlumbing issues can vary pretty widely in both effects and severity. One thing that’s fairly common across all plumbing problems, though, is how difficult they can be to detect without professional training and equipment. Because it can be tough to isolate plumbing issues early, it’s often very costly to keep the plumbing system in good health over the years. There are bound to be issues, and those issues are bound to cause damage if left alone for long enough. So, what are you supposed to do about it? Well, you can start by following the tips below.

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Call For Plumbing Repairs if You Notice These Symptoms

September 3rd, 2018

Pipe-LeakingPlumbing systems are built to last, but that doesn’t mean that they’re immune to problems. There are still plenty of ways for your plumbing system to run into trouble over the years, which you’re unlikely to notice unless you know what to look for. Fortunately for you, we’ve outlined some of the more common signs that your plumbing system might be experiencing issues below. If you notice any of these signs in your own system, make sure that you call for repairs as soon as you can.

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Odd Air Conditioning Noises, and What They Indicate

August 20th, 2018

AC-FanAir conditioning issues are the last thing you want to deal with in the middle of a record-breaking summer heatwave. That also happens to be the time when your air conditioner is most likely to break down. The added strain of running your system for extended ours can end up pushing it over the edge and causing it to malfunction. Preventive maintenance dramatically reduces the chances of this happening, which is why we recommend that you have it done every spring.

Even if you do, though, you should know that there is still a chance of some sort of air conditioning problem popping up between appointments. The best way to find out whether or not your air conditioner is having issues between maintenance is to know the signs that your system is in trouble. One of the most common signs that your air conditioner needs help is if it starts making strange noises during operation.

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Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

August 6th, 2018

Old-ACIf you take good care of your air conditioner, you can expect it to last a fairly long time. No air conditioner lasts forever, though, and eventually, you will need to install a new one. You don’t want to go into summer with an air conditioner that’s on its last legs, lest the system break down in the middle of a record heat wave. So, how can you tell whether or not it’s time for a new air conditioner? The best thing to do is to have a technician examine the system for you and tell you whether or not it’s time for a new one. If you’re looking for some good general guidelines for when to call a technician for that conversation, though, check out the points below.

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Why is My Air Conditioner Not Cooling Well?

July 23rd, 2018

Frozen-ACNo one likes to have their air conditioner break down on them in the middle of a hot summer day. Yet, summer is the time of year when your air conditioner is most likely to develop problems of various kinds. Preventive maintenance helps to keep your air conditioner in fairly good shape throughout the year, but it is by no means a guarantee. You need to keep an eye out for any warning signs that indicate your air conditioner is having issues. One of the more common warning signs that a lot of homeowners notice is if the system suddenly stops cooling as well as it should.

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality by Installing an Air Purifier

July 9th, 2018

Air-filterA lot of people worry about keeping their homes cool during the summer, which is a reasonable concern. On top of that, though, you should make sure that you’re having your indoor air quality needs met during the summer. Indoor air quality often declines during the summer season, as people close their doors and windows to help maintain climate control.

This helps with keeping the home cool, but it traps a lot of airborne contaminants inside by cutting off the flow of fresh air. Breathing in the same airborne contaminants over a long period of time can cause all kinds of issues, from flu infections to anxiety attacks. The best way to deal with these problems is to have an air purifier installed in your home. Have a look below at some of the options available on the market for air purifiers.

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The Advantages of Geothermal Installation

June 25th, 2018

geothermalSo, you’re in the market for a new climate control system and you’re not sure what to pick. That’s fair. Decision paralysis is pretty common when confronted with the sheer number of different heating and cooling options available to homeowners today. Each one is suited to a different range of circumstances, but if you’re not careful it is possible to install one that doesn’t really suit your needs.

The best way to prevent that from happening is to consult with a professional technician in person about which system would serve you best. You can also check out this blog for a whole range of tips on different systems! Let’s go over one of those systems now, geothermal heat pumps, and what installing one of them can do for you this summer.

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Now Might be a Good Time to Install a Ductless System

June 11th, 2018

Ductless-InstallationSummer is here. Do you have your air conditioning situation in order? Most people just need to schedule preventive maintenance during the spring to get their systems ready for the summer season. For some, though, no amount of maintenance is sufficient to keep the system functioning for another season. If you’re one of those people who is looking for a brand new air conditioning system, you have a number of great options to choose from. Let’s have a look at ductless mini splits, and how installing one might benefit you this season.

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Symptoms of Air Conditioner Malfunctions

May 28th, 2018

AC-unitsSummer is coming, and that means you need to be on the lookout for air conditioner problems. The more you rely on your air conditioner to keep your home cool over the next couple of months, the strain you’re going to put on the system. Preventive maintenance can better prepare the air conditioner to cope with that level of stress, but the odds of problems developing are still going to rise. As you use your air conditioner to keep cool over the next few months, make sure that you keep an eye out for the following malfunctions.

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Remodeling Your Bathroom? Check These Options Out

May 14th, 2018

Bathroom-RemodelThe bathroom is one of the most important areas of your home. It’s where you get ready to start the day in the morning, and is usually the last room you use before going to be in the evening. Though you may not think about it all that often when you’re not actively using it, you spend a lot of time in the bathroom over the course of the average year. That also happens to be why the bathroom is one of the most common areas to be remodeled. If you are thinking of remodeling your bathroom, you have a lot of different directions you could go with it. Have a look below at some of the options we’d suggest for improving the look, feel, and operation of your bathroom.

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