Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

5 Furnace Noises That Are Bad News

Monday, February 28th, 2022

Sometimes, all our appliances make weird noises. Some of us immediately start to worry. But there are others that will just ignore it altogether. While there are some sounds that are completely normal, there are some noises you should especially look out for.

We’ll lay out 5 common furnace noises that are bad news. If you hear any of these, it’s a surefire sign that it’s time for a repair. The worst thing to do is to ignore a problem, and then have your heater breakdown during the cold winter.

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5 Good Reasons to Switch Your Furnace Type

Monday, February 14th, 2022

Gas furnaces are very popular in households today. Mainly, because people have already been using them for many years. However, it might be a good time to reconsider the furnace you have in your house and switch to the electric alternative.

If you need a new furnace, switching to an electric one could be the upgrade you’re looking for.

In this article, we’ve gone ahead and highlighted all the reasons that you should be thinking of getting yourself a new electric furnace. 

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When to Repair or Replace Your Heater

Monday, January 17th, 2022

Imagine this situation: you’re going about your daily routine when you suddenly encounter a strange noise coming from your heating system. It was recently maintained this year so you think it’s most likely not a safety concern or a huge issue, but you’re anxious about it. Your heater needed to be repaired last year, and you’re starting to worry about your budget and whether or not heater repairs are going to be a “regular thing” in your life.

This isn’t unique and many homeowners have questions about how frequently they should get their heating in Montgomery County repaired. Well, today we’d like to discuss why replacement might be your best bet in this particular situation.

You always have options in front of you as a homeowner. However, those options will be more or less cost-effective depending on the specifics of your situation. We’ll explain more down below!

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The Best Perk of Furnace Maintenance

Monday, December 20th, 2021

This is a tough blog to write! There are many amazing advantages to scheduling heating maintenance, and it’s hard for us to choose the “best” one. Actually, we’re going to list out which ones we think are the best, but it’s going to be up to you to determine which perk of furnace maintenance is the best for your unique situation and home.

Is it the higher efficiency levels? Or perhaps it’s the peace of mind knowing that your furnace in Bucks County is running safely and your home will be heated this season? Regardless of what you like about furnace maintenance, one thing is abundantly clear—it’s a vital service! If you missed furnace maintenance this year and you’ve started planning to wait until next year, we urge you to reconsider. It’s not too late for maintenance, and if you call today, we can schedule an appointment that works for you.

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3 Signs of an Inefficient Heater

Monday, December 6th, 2021

Sometimes things should be simpler. Nine times out of ten, when you ask a homeowner how efficient their heating system is, they’ll just be glad it’s working at all. When temperatures are cold and snow is starting to settle here in Doylestown, we’re just thankful we’ve got heating systems keeping us warm and cozy. However, when your utility bill arrives every month, that attitude can quickly change.

Instead of anxiously anticipating the arrival of a bill that’s too high, let’s work to prepare ourselves for the outcome we want. The more efficient your heating system is, the lower your utility bills are going to be. That can first be achieved with routine maintenance every year, but it also includes calling us for heating repair in Doylestown, PA when it seems like something is wrong.

Are high utility bills cause for concern? Absolutely, and here’s why.

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Why Switch to Gas Heating?

Monday, November 22nd, 2021

For many homeowners, it’s not really their fault that they use an electric furnace. The system might have been there when you bought the house, or perhaps you purchased an electric heater because you didn’t have access to natural gas from your municipality. However, gas lines have extended a lot in the past twenty years, and gas furnaces are one of the most effective ways to heat a home.

Take a look around you. If your heating in Bucks County isn’t doing the best job, and it’s forcing you to use space heaters all over the place, or you’re drinking hot tea because your fingers are numb, then perhaps your heater needs to be replaced by one that’s powerful enough to work.

Today, we’re going to make the case that a gas furnace could be that heater!

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7 Reasons to Call for Repairs Early

Monday, November 8th, 2021

November isn’t the coldest month of the year, which means that technically we’d say that calling for heating repairs now would still be early. The reason why this is such an important point is that things can get hectic, unpredictable, and uncomfortable when dealing with heating repairs at the peak of the heating season.

If you have a pretty clear problem with your heating system but you’re putting repairs off because the heater still works, you’re lucky. This means you’ve gotten a sign you need professional heating repairs before your system breaks down. Many homeowners might find themselves with emergency heating loss during the coldest week of the year, and that’s why our schedule might be packed!

Let’s make this simple. Here are seven clear reasons why you should call for heating repairs in Doylestown, PA today. We promise these reasons will save you money down the line.

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5 Tips to Deal With Our Unpredictable Weather

Monday, April 12th, 2021

We don’t think it’s a stretch to say that the weather in Lansdale, PA is very unpredictable. We get all of the seasons, inundated with heat and humidity in the summer, and some major amounts of snowfall and frigid temperatures in the winter. When you live here, you have to be ready for anything.

That being said, springtime is the time that we like to draw attention to repairs that your HVAC system hasn’t had. Sure, your heater might have made it through the coldest parts of the winter, but have you been neglecting a clear and present problem that needs professional support?

We’ll be straight with you—we’ve got 5 reasons why we highly advise you to call our team for heating repair in Lansdale, PA. The longer your system goes unchecked, the more likely you are to be disappointed when fall rolls around.

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End of the Winter Furnace Checklist

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Temperatures are starting to get warm! The birds are singing, the sun is shining, and everyone is out and about jogging, walking, and just enjoying the weather. Time to put away your furnace and finally forget about it, right?

Absolutely not! We’d be hard-pressed to find every night from here until the end of June to be warm and balmy. Some nights are going to be cold, and your heater is still going to be a requirement this year, and for next year as well. You could still need some urgent furnace repair in Lansdale, PA, and now would be the perfect time to invest in it.

Let’s cover the basics. We’ve got a checklist for everything you’ll need to pay attention to this spring. Leave your furnace care to the pros and do everything you can to avoid a surprise bill down the line.

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It’s Not Too Late for Heating Maintenance

Monday, March 1st, 2021

It feels good to finally be out of the harshest parts of winter. Well, we hope that’s the case. Even if we are out of the hardest dips in temperature, you could still encounter one of the worst winter experiences: a heater problem. As long as you’re the owner of a heater, this is a reality. That’s why we talk about heating maintenance on our blog so much.

Heating maintenance is a proven way to reduce heating repair in Montgomery County, as well as notice when something is going wrong early.

Did you miss heater maintenance this year? Think you’re better off just waiting until this fall in hopes that you remember? What if we told you that signing up for late maintenance now would actually be a better idea and help you avoid an unnecessary heating repair down the line?

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