Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Doylestown’

“What’s That Gurgling Noise?”

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

When you hear a gurgling noise coming from your kitchen or bathroom sink, or any other drain for that matter, then time is of the essence. Most often, gurgling noises are a sign of a clogged drain, which, if left in disrepair, can cause flooding or other significant damage to your home.

Fortunately, if you act quickly, you may be able to unclog the drain before it’s too late. So, in this brief blog post, we will explain what’s making the gurgling sound, how to diagnose a clogged drain, how to unclog the drain yourself, if possible, and when to call in a professional plumber to help 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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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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3 Ways to Detect a Leak in Your Home

Monday, August 2nd, 2021
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Water leaks can be very bad for your home. They increase your water bills and can pose a risk to your home over time, not to mention that they will only continue to worsen as days go by. While some water leaks are visible and quickly identified, a hidden leak can result in serious problems because you won’t even notice it until serious problems pop up.

If you suspect that your home’s plumbing has developed a leak, then you should consider calling a plumber in Doylestown, PA to get it fixed. You can also make several checks yourself to find the source of the problem. 

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Your Ceiling Is Leaking? Here’s What to Do

Monday, February 15th, 2021

One of the hardest aspects of having a two-story home is that leaks can occur from above you, not just below you. Don’t get us wrong, this isn’t a reason to only purchase or live in ranch-style homes. We love the aesthetic and the quality of life that comes from living in a two or three-story home, but there’s a lot of consideration that needs to be given to your plumbing system as a result.

So, if you’re terrified of the idea of dealing with a ceiling leak, don’t worry. They happen sometimes and they’re a result of things like pipe leaks, clogs, burst pipes, and other issues with plumbing in Doylestown, PA. Not only can our team fix the issue, but we’re going to tell you about what you can do to help while you wait for one of our plumbers to show up.

Let’s get to work!

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How Is Your Furnace Working?

Monday, February 1st, 2021

We often talk on this blog about the intricacies of heating technology. We’re professional HVAC technicians after all, it can be easy for our heads to get stuck in the wires of the machines we work on. Today we’d like to change that by focusing on you, the customer, a bit more.

When heating season is well underway, the problem with your furnace in Doylestown, PA might not be about how it’s breaking down, but in how it’s not heating your home to your standards. How would you describe the heating in your house? How do you feel when it’s on? How much money do you think you pay for your heating bills compared to your neighbors or what you used to pay?

Let’s focus on how your heating feels this week, and hopefully, we can pinpoint an area where we can help.

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Heating and Condensation: Hot Tips for the Season

Monday, December 21st, 2020

We all know how temperatures work. A home can be warm while the outside is cold. That’s just basic math. As long as you’ve got a functioning heater, this shouldn’t really be a problem. And if you don’t, we can help you fix that problem for good.

However, when moisture is brought into the equation, things get complicated. HVAC in Doylestown, PA can seem like it’s all about hot and cold temperatures, but we also have to worry about humidity and moisture. In the summer and winter months, humidity can be a topic of conversation, but we also need to talk about condensation and how to avoid major problems that come with those pesky water droplets.

Today, we’ll talk a bit about what condensation is, why it’s the subject of today’s blog, and what you can do to avoid problems with condensation this winter.

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Everything You Need to Know About Pipes

Monday, 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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Springtime Preparations for Your AC

Monday, March 30th, 2020

While it might not feel like springtime yet, we assure you that it’s basically right around the corner. Before you’re busy opening up the windows, cleaning off the porch, and enjoying the fresh air for the first time in months, we implore you to take a second and read about some of the benefits that could come from getting your AC ready for summer.

We get it, summer might not be for a few more months—but it’ll be here before you know it, and you want your air conditioner to be ready and willing to keep you cool! So, let’s take a good look at what can be done to prepare your AC for the summer and how calling our team for AC maintenance in Doylestown, PA can be the right move.

Sound good? Keep reading below if you’re interested.

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What Can You Expect with Professional HVAC Service?

Monday, February 17th, 2020

Professional HVAC services have gotten a bad reputation with many homeowners because amateurs have tainted the service quality. Homeowners who have their heaters incorrectly installed by amateurs can quickly sour to the recommendation of replacement by a professional team that knows what they’re talking about. We understand, these systems are expensive and nobody wants to be conned into a bad experience.

However, times have changed, and local contractors like ours are ready and willing to take HVAC in Doylestown, PA to a new level. Gone are the days where you have to sift through the phone book trying to find a trustworthy technician after a plethora of terrible experiences. Leave it to the family-owned contractors who really know what they’re doing.

Not convinced? Let us tell you what you can expect with professional HVAC service.

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