Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog

5 Heater Problems You Could Be Encountering

November 9th, 2020

It’s heating season, which means that we’re unfortunately forced to deal with some heater problems all over again. While a few homeowners might be lucky knowing that their system has been well-maintained, many aren’t. Those strange noises, smells, and efficiency problems could be creeping up again causing you stress. We’re here to help.

We’re the experts on heater repair in Blue Bell, PA. We can help you narrow down the prospective problems you might be dealing with, and how they’ll affect your efficiency and your comfort. Don’t neglect these kinds of problems, as they can often compound and cause you more headaches down the line.

Choose the right team for the job and get your heating system working as effectively as possible. Why not get this nipped in the bud now before the cold temperatures settle in for the winter?

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Do You Need Drain Cleaning Services?

October 26th, 2020

Let’s talk about that one frustrating drain. You know which one we’re talking about. The one you have to watch slowly drain as you brush your teeth at night, or the one that, no matter how many times you use the drain snake or plunger, is always slow or clogged. You’re so frustrated wondering what to do that you hop online and start searching for DIY solutions.

The bad news is that no DIY solution, aside from what you’ve already done, is going to save you. In fact, most DIY solutions will make the problem worse or mess with your plumbing system in other ways. The good news is—you’ve come to the right place!

We’re going to talk about why professional drain cleaning in Bucks County is an essential service. By working with us, you can take care of that nasty clog once and for all.

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It’s Time to Take Your Heater Out of Hibernation

October 12th, 2020

For many of us, this is the month for spooky movies, candy, and a lot of frightful screams. For others, it’s the month where cold temperatures really kick into gear and we’re left dealing with the woes of last year’s heating season. Fear not—your heater is there to keep you comfortable, once you take it out of hibernation the right way.

More likely than not your heater has been sitting and gathering dust in your home all summer long. Not only that, but there could be some repairs that need to be done by a professional before the cold season kicks into gear. Whatever your needs may be, HVAC in Ambler, PA doesn’t have to be complicated.

Below, we’ve listed some helpful things you can do when taking your heater out of hibernation. Be sure to follow our guide and let us know if you need any help!

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The Cost of Preventative Plumbing Service

September 28th, 2020

We understand the sentiment that so many of our customers have on a day to day basis. Why should you pay for preventative maintenance and service on your plumbing system if it could be in great shape currently? How do you know that you need preventative plumbing service?

Well, that’s the thing—nobody needs preventative plumbing services in the same way that you don’t need to get an oil change on your car if you don’t want to. Not calling a plumber in Bucks County won’t kill you, but it certainly doesn’t help the quality of your life either.

So, let’s talk about the real cost of preventative plumbing service. More specifically, let’s talk about the hidden costs of not investing in preventative plumbing services. If you think your plumbing system is fine without the help of a master plumber, you might be in for an unfortunate surprise.

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Chemical Drain Cleaners? No, No, and No!

September 14th, 2020

We’ve all been there. It’s been a long day of work and you head to the grocery store after finding out that your bathroom drain is all backed up. You don’t have time to deal with drain clogs, right? That’s why the chemical drain cleaner aisle at the store is always so enticing. These solutions are quick and easy, you just pour them down the drain and the chemicals destroy whatever is clogging your drain. Simple enough!

That’s where you’re wrong. Chemical drain cleaners are advertised as a simple solution, but they’re barely even a solution at all. They’re caustic and harmful for your plumbing and health. We’ll get into some reasons why it’s always better to call a plumber in Montgomery County instead of buying these colorful bottles of miracle solution.

Honesty is the best policy, and we’re going to be honest—chemical drain cleaners are a bad idea.

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The Pennsylvanian’s Guide to Floods

August 31st, 2020

You probably don’t hear us talking about sump pumps very often. While they might not be the most exciting blog post topic, they’re absolutely worth addressing. Sump pumps are the Pennsylvanian’s answer to our moody weather and unpredictable precipitation. Instead of dealing with a flooded basement year after year, why not invest in one system that is proven to reduce expenses and protect your home from flooding?

Why would we talk about sump pump service in Bucks County now? Well, to put it bluntly, fall is going to have its mix of rain and snow. One day could be filled with pouring rain or sunny skies, and the next could be a snowstorm, followed by that snow melting and flooding your basement. The unpredictability of our weather makes it our job to propose to you the right solutions.

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5 Reasons Why Replacing Your Air Filter Is So Important

August 17th, 2020

When was the last time you replaced the air filter on your air conditioner? Yesterday? A month ago? Never? Regardless of when you replaced it, it’s important that it gets replaced often if you use your system heavily. Air filters contribute to the cooling process, and the moment you neglect such a vital component, you’re asking for disaster.

In order to enlighten some homeowners out there who might have forgotten about their system’s air filter, we’ve decided to talk about a few important reasons why you need to replace it. Whether you’d like to do your own DIY air conditioning maintenance in Bucks County or you’re in the mood to stave off complicated or expensive AC repairs in the future, this blog can help.

Keep reading as we talk about the five biggest reasons why you should check the status of your air filter.

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Your Guide to Detecting a Repair in Your AC

August 3rd, 2020

Once you call a professional for air conditioner repair, the hard part is usually over. When we’re there, we can detect any problems in the system and address them with the tools we have. If any components need to be replaced, we can give you a rundown of how much it’s going to cost and what the condition of your system is in.

The hardest part is not calling our team for air conditioning repair in New Hope, PA. The most difficult part for homeowners is finding out that there’s a problem in the first place!

So many homeowners operate under the impression that if “your AC still works, then it’s fine.” This usually isn’t the case. Many air conditioners work decently while they’re struggling with a problem that causes bills to rise or efficiency levels to lower.

Let’s talk about how you can detect a problem in your air conditioner.

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Is Your AC Making Loud Noises? Here’s What to Do

July 20th, 2020

Call us. No, we’re serious. If your air conditioner is making any loud noises, your first instinct should be to call your local team of professionals. Sure, we’ll get into more detail down below about what these noises can mean, but nine times out of ten homeowners don’t have the tools to address them.

If you’re waiting for a professional technician to show up and you’re trying to get more information as to what could be wrong, then keep reading. We’re going to talk about some of the most common noises to occur in air conditioners and what they signal. From refrigerant leaks to a squealing rubber belt, we assure you that none of these sounds are good. Unless your system works at normal noise levels, a noisy unit calls for air conditioning repair in Bucks County, no ifs or buts.

So, give us a call and keep reading!

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Everything You Need to Know About Pipes

July 6th, 2020

What’s the difference between your average homeowner and a licensed plumber? Well, that would probably take hours to talk about, but what’s just one difference that pertains to the plumbing in your home? Plumbers know about the different kinds of piping material and homeowners generally don’t. While this type of information might not be important to a homeowner who has plumbing that’s in good shape, if any of you are struggling out there with bursting or leaking pipes and you think you need plumbing help, this information could save a lot of money.

The first step towards better plumbing is calling your local plumber in Doylestown, PA. Once that’s done, we implore you to keep reading down below to get a general sense of the types of piping materials that exist and how you might be able to make an informed decision when the time comes for pipe repair.

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