Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Bucks County’

3 Tips for a Bathroom Remodeling Job

Monday, October 25th, 2021

The idea of remodeling your bathroom can be extremely exciting. Those drab-colored countertops, the flooring that doesn’t look the way you want it to, all of this can be changed in a matter of a few days. For many homeowners, bathroom remodeling in Bucks County can be a sign that they’re making some real improvements to their homes. We spend so much time in our bathrooms that it’s only right we make huge improvements to them every once in a while.

However, before you let excitement take hold of you, remember that remodeling must be done the right way. A rushed or improperly done bathroom remodeling job can cost you money down the line and provide nervous anxiety that is the opposite of the excitement you’re feeling now.

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Today we’re going to cover three of the most important things you should remember when doing a bathroom remodeling job. Don’t forget to call our team with any questions you might have!

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4 Ways You Might Be Neglecting Your AC

Monday, July 19th, 2021

It seems like each summer after the last is getting hotter here in Pennsylvania, and this year seems to be one of the hottest yet. As the temperatures rise, it is only natural that you will rely more on your air conditioner to keep your home cool and comfortable.

Unfortunately, your air conditioner will have to work a lot harder to keep your home cool. With all the hard work it goes, you might not realize that you could be causing a lot of harm to your AC. As with any appliance, too much strain can cause additional wear and tear, leading to extensive damage that can shorten its life.

Modern air conditioners are designed to last for 10–15 years. Not using yours properly could cut its operational lifespan in half and leave you with hefty bills for repairs and utility costs. Are you taking good care of your air conditioner?

It is possible to get better use out of your air conditioning in Bucks County if you can learn about ways you might be neglecting your air conditioner and take steps to reduce your bills without compromising on comfort.

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Put Down Those Chemical Drain Cleaners

Monday, June 21st, 2021

We’ve all been there. You’ve had a long day and you’re tired of dealing with a clogged drain in your kitchen or bathroom. So you head to the grocery store and see the aisle full of “plumbing chemicals” that guarantee your clog will be removed. Some of them even say that they’re “natural chemicals” when they’re probably the furthest thing from natural in the world!

Basically, we’d like to spend this blog post as a PSA to keep homeowners away from these chemicals. We see people use them in their kitchens, their bathrooms, and even when it comes to toilet plumbing in Bucks County. Your pipes aren’t built to handle these corrosive or caustic chemicals, and we’ll get into all the details below.

Just remember one thing—nothing can replace old-fashioned craftsmanship delivered by a quality plumber. Our team has the necessary tools to clear your drain without harming your plumbing system or you!

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What Does “Short Cycling” Mean?

Monday, June 7th, 2021

Imagine that your air conditioner is starting to sound funky. It’s running in short, frequent cycles for some reason and it’s really struggling to keep your home cool this summer. What gives?

You ask a friend to take a look and the first thing they say after hearing that noise is, “it sounds like your air conditioner is short cycling.” Now, you might be a bit embarrassed to ask your friend about it, but it turns out there are a lot of homeowners who don’t exactly know what this means.

More importantly, there are many homeowners who don’t know how serious short cycling can be without calling for proper air conditioning repairs in Bucks County.

Well, you can save face for now because we’re going to go over everything you need to know about short cycling. We’ll talk about how it happens, what’s going on, and why it’s so important that you call for a professional!

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Gurgling Drains and a Remodeled Bathroom

Monday, March 29th, 2021

When you gurgle water after brushing your teeth, what exactly is happening? It’s not exactly a normal noise that you can make in your throat on a whim (unless you can, in which case, bravo!). When this noise comes from your drains, it can be especially disconcerting because you can’t exactly clear out your drains like you can your throat. Drains are located in the deeper recesses of your home and require a plumber to provide any extensive repairs that need to be done.

If your drains are gurgling as they’re worn down, this could be the perfect time to invest in bathroom remodeling in Bucks County. Since we’ll likely have to replace certain plumbing components, it might be more cost-effective to finally have the remodeling work done that you’ve always wanted.

Let’s talk about plumbing problems and how they can affect your remodeling process.

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Always Consider These Tips When Getting a Bathroom Remodeled

Monday, January 18th, 2021

Remodeling is an awesome process. Sure, it’s a little complicated, and it always requires professional help, but it’s absolutely worth the money. There’s something so comforting, clean, and efficient about a newly remodeled bathroom. If you’ve ever been interested in remodeling your old or outdated plumbing appliances and bathroom, then this is the blog post for you.

There are a few things you’ll need to know before you take such a major step. For starters, your plumbing appliances need to be updated so that they’re efficient in the use of water. Then, you’ll need to make sure the work is done by a professional that you trust and are sure can get the job done correctly.

These are just two of several important things to consider when looking into bathroom remodeling in Bucks County. Keep reading as we fill you in on exactly what you need to know!

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Do You Need Drain Cleaning Services?

Monday, 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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The Cost of Preventative Plumbing Service

Monday, 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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The Pennsylvanian’s Guide to Floods

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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