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

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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It’s Time to Take Your Heater Out of Hibernation

Monday, 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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Should I Arrange for Maintenance When My Heater Isn’t Working Right?

Monday, December 10th, 2018

wrenchesThis is a question we often hear from customers, and we want to address it here because it helps to explain what maintenance is and why it’s vital.

When you notice something wrong with your home heating system, whether a furnace, heat pump, or another type of heater, you should call a service professional. This is the right instinct! Attempting to handle repairs on your own rarely solves the problem. In the case of gas-powered heaters, it’s potentially hazardous (and may be illegal). However, what you want to call technicians for is repairs. You don’t want to schedule maintenance to “tune-up” the furnace and stop what’s wrong. That’s not what maintenance is for.

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Heating Maintenance and Your Equipment Warranty: What You Need to Know

Monday, November 26th, 2018

calendar-scheduling-bookFall is when we stress regular maintenance for home heating equipment. No matter if you use a furnace, boiler, or heat pump to stay comfortable during the winter, that heating system needs to have professionals inspect and tune it up before the serious cold arrives. The best way to take care of this is to sign up for a regular maintenance agreement.

This is sometimes confusing to homeowners, who think that as long as their equipment is under warranty, that it’s the same thing as a maintenance agreement. We want to go into this issue a little deeper to help you better understand your HVAC system’s warranty and the importance of routine maintenance.

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The Importance of Heating Maintenance

Monday, October 29th, 2018

FurnaceHeating season is here, which means that before too long you’re going to be using your heating system to keep you warm for multiple hours a day. There are a lot of things that you can do to get your home properly prepared for the heating season. One of the best things you can do, though, is to make sure that your heating system gets proper maintenance. Read on to find out why heating maintenance is so important for the health of your system, and why it’s important that you do it this season if you want to get the most benefit out of it.

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Tips on Getting Your Heating Ready for Winter

Monday, October 15th, 2018

gas-burnerHeating season is here! Before you don your favorite sweater and go find some leaves to jump in, though, you should make sure that your home is ready for the heating season. There are a lot of different ways that you can do this, but today we’re going to cover the parts that we can help you with! Have a look below at some of the best ways you can make sure that your home is warm and cozy over the next few months.

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Now is The Time for Heating Maintenance

Monday, December 11th, 2017

heat-pump-maintenanceHey, you know what would be terribly inconvenient? Having your heating system break down in the middle of winter. You know what’s fairly likely to happen in some fashion if you don’t do anything about it? Having your heater break down in the middle of winter.

The best way to make sure that this does not happen is to schedule preventive maintenance for your heater, regardless of what kind you’re using. Preventive maintenance doesn’t guarantee that you won’t have problems, nor does going without it guarantee that you will. However, preventive maintenance is a great way to lower the chances of problems developing as much as possible.

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It’s Almost Time for Heating Maintenance

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Summer still has a few weeks left in it, but fall is not far off at all. It’s hard to think about keeping your heating system in good shape when you’re in the middle of a heat wave, but it’s still important that you schedule maintenance for your heater before the temperature starts to drop. Let’s take a look at the benefits of heating maintenance.

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Why You Need to Change Your Heater’s Air Filter Regularly

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Not all heating systems use an air filter, but if you have a heating system that does, it is important that you, or a trained technician, change it every three months. The systems that use air filters are furnaces (both electric and gas), and any system that uses a heat pump (including geothermal and high velocity systems). Why is it so important to change your air filter? We’ll explain more below.

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Fall = A Great Time to Schedule Heating Maintenance

Monday, September 21st, 2015

We know you don’t want to think about the fall, but the equinox is already here. Fall brings lots of nice things, though, like harvest time, apple baked goods, and beautiful fall foliage. It’s also the time when we turn on the heat, at least in the mornings, to get rid of the growing chill. Make sure your heater is in the best shape it can be in for this fall and winter by scheduling maintenance for your heating system now.

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