Carney Plumbing Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘New Hope’

The Advantages of Geothermal Installation

Monday, June 25th, 2018

geothermalSo, you’re in the market for a new climate control system and you’re not sure what to pick. That’s fair. Decision paralysis is pretty common when confronted with the sheer number of different heating and cooling options available to homeowners today. Each one is suited to a different range of circumstances, but if you’re not careful it is possible to install one that doesn’t really suit your needs.

The best way to prevent that from happening is to consult with a professional technician in person about which system would serve you best. You can also check out this blog for a whole range of tips on different systems! Let’s go over one of those systems now, geothermal heat pumps, and what installing one of them can do for you this summer.

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What You Need to Know About Maintaining Your Water Line

Monday, October 16th, 2017

water-lineWhether you get your water from the city in which you live, or from some other source, all water that flows into your home moves through the water line. If the water line is in poor condition, the rest of your plumbing system will suffer as well. Obviously, you don’t want your entire plumbing system to start malfunctioning. So, the thing to do is to make sure that your water line stays in good condition. Read on to find out more about how to maintain your water line.

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Replace Your Water Heater if It’s Doing These Things

Monday, July 24th, 2017

tank-water-heaterIf you take proper care of your water heater, you can expect to get quite a few years of service out of it. Eventually, though, you’re going to need to replace the system with a new one. You probably don’t want to wait for the system to fail completely before replacing it, as that could potentially leave you without hot water for an extended period of time. Instead, you should familiarize yourself with the signs that your water heater is getting close to the end of its life. That way, you can replace the system with a new one before it gives out. If your water heater is manifesting symptoms similar to those below, consider replacing it.

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What You Need to Know About Maintaining Drain Health

Monday, May 15th, 2017

waterThe plumbing system in the average home gets a pretty raw deal, in terms of how much care it gets. Plumbing systems are responsible for all kinds of vital functions, including providing people with fresh drinking water on-demand. Yet, they are all-too-often neglected when it comes to professional services. The drain and sewer portion of a home plumbing system has it even worse, mainly because most of us tend to treat that area with an “out of sight, out of mind” mentality. If you want to keep your drains in good health, though, you should have a look at our tips below.

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Problems That can Lead to Furnace Replacement

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Furnaces can last a fair few years, provided you take proper care of them. That means scheduling preventive maintenance at least once a year, but it also means calling for repairs as soon as you suspect that something is wrong with the system. Even seemingly minor issues can actually cause serious damage in some cases, so it’s never a good idea to ignore a problem once it presents itself. Let’s take a look at some of the more dire furnace issues, and how to identify them.

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Should I Replace My Water Heater This Winter?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

We know that you have a lot of pressing concerns during the holiday season, and the state of your water heater is probably pretty far down on the list of priorities. However, it is important to know whether or not your water heater will be able to keep working through another winter. Have a look at the following signs that you might want to replace your water heater this winter.

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Beware of Heat Pump Ice This Winter

Monday, November 28th, 2016

If you notice ice forming on the outside part of your heat pump this winter, don’t ignore it. Heat pump ice could be a sign of a serious problem with your system. If you’re not careful, it could cause widespread issues up to and including full-system breakdowns. Let’s take a look at what causes heat pump ice, and when it can be a threat to your system.

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Watch for These Furnace Problems

Monday, October 24th, 2016

If you’re using a furnace to keep warm this winter, you’re going to be putting more stress on it than during other times of the year. That means a greater chance for problems to occur, so it’s important that you keep an eye out for any signs that your furnace is in trouble. The faster you can get your furnace repaired, the more damage you can prevent. Let’s take a look at some of the common problems your furnace can run into.

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Weird Furnace Noises to Listen for

Monday, September 19th, 2016

As you start to rely on your furnace more and more often this fall, you’re going to want to watch and listen for any indications that your system is developing a problem. One of the easiest ways to identify a furnace problem is to listen for any strange noises. Read on for some more info on some of the furnace noises you should listen for, and what they indicate.

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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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