Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog

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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It’s Time for a New Water Heater

April 30th, 2018

tank-water-heaterDo you know how healthy your water heater is? If not, that’s okay. People often have no idea whether their water heater is in perfect condition or about to fail until something happens. Still, it’s a good idea to evaluate your system every once in a while to determine whether or not it’s in need of replacement. If you think you might need a new water heater installed in your home, but you’re not sure, have a look at the symptoms below to help you decide.

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Why It’s a Good Idea to Avoid Store-Bought Drain Cleaners

April 16th, 2018

Drain-CleaningWhen one of your drains develops a clog, what’s the first thing you do? Do you reach under your sink for a bottle of store-bought drain cleaner? If so, stop doing that! Store-bought drain cleaners are actually terrible for the health of your drain and sewer system. They’ll resolve the clog, but at a very high cost for your pipes.

Instead, you should always trust a professional to clean out your drains for you when you need it. Our plumbers are the ones for the job. Read on to find out more about why professional drain cleaning services are always preferable to using your own drain cleaners.

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Time to Start Thinking About Air Conditioning Maintenance

April 2nd, 2018

air-conditioner-maintenance Summer is not too far off, now. That means that you need to start getting your home ready for the coming hot months. You’re probably going to be using your air conditioner a fair amount this summer, which means that now is the time to make sure it’s ready for the extra demand. The best way to do that is to make sure to schedule preventive air conditioning maintenance. Read on to find out why air conditioning maintenance is so important, and why spring is the ideal time for it.

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Do You Know How to Tell if Your Plumbing System has a Leak?

March 19th, 2018

Burst-PipePlumbing systems can be tough to keep in good shape. Sure, annual maintenance does a pretty good job of keeping everything in order. No amount of maintenance can guarantee that the system will be protected from issues, though. You still need to know the signs that your plumbing system is experiencing some sort of problem, so that you can call for professional services as soon as possible. One of the most common plumbing issues is leaking, so for this post we’re going to focus on that. Read on for more information on how to tell if your plumbing system has a leak.

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Want to Destroy Your Heating System? Follow These Awful Tips!

March 5th, 2018

BurnerNormally, we post here about all the things that you should be doing to keep your home systems in top condition. This time, though, we figured we’d take a slightly different route. We’re going to be using this week to go over some of the best ways to completely ruin your heating system in a short amount of time. In case this isn’t already obvious, you should absolutely not follow any of the tips below! In-fact, you should do the opposite. But, in the interests of having some fun and changing things up, here are some great tips for destroying your heater.

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