Carney All Seasons Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Ambler’

3 Reasons to Stay Away From DIY Plumbing Work

Monday, June 19th, 2023

If you’re a DIYer, you may be tempted to tackle a plumbing project when you have a problem around your home. But this may not be the best way to flex your DIY muscles. Plumbing work can be very intricate, and requires the correct knowledge and skill to get the job done right. 

Sure, you can search online for a tutorial and probably find step-by-step instructions for troubleshooting a plumbing problem. But, it’s really better to pay for expert plumbing service in Ambler, PA. You can keep reading to learn more about why it’s better to have an expert plumber fix your plumbing problems.

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Why a Failed Compressor Is Bad News

Monday, June 5th, 2023

When it comes to AC repairs, there are some problems that are easy to fix and other ones that can mean potentially replacing your entire AC unit. Having a failed AC compressor definitely falls in the category. I have bad news.

If you think that your air conditioning compressor is experiencing problems, give our team a call sooner rather than later for air conditioning service in Ambler, PA. We may be able to make repairs to your compressor before it goes bad completely. You can keep reading to learn more about why a failing compressor is such bad news for your AC.

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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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Get Sump Pump Service Today

Monday, April 13th, 2020

Sump pumps are the heroes behind the scenes when we’re worried about the flooding of our basements. They’re out of sight and out of mind on a sunny day, but when rain starts to pour and your property begins to flood, the sump pump keeps you dry and your home from being damaged.

To be honest, there are a lot of benefits to having a sump pump that homeowners forget about, and it’s not until they’re suffering from a flooded basement that they think about getting sump pump service. So we’d like to keep sump pumps in Ambler, PA fresh in your mind so that you can decide if sump pump service is right for you and your home.

How can a sump pump help your house? Let’s find out!

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FAQ: Do You Need a Backflow Preventer?

Monday, October 14th, 2019

Backflow is a word that we rarely like to hear in the plumbing industry. “Backflow” is anything that has to do with contaminated water flowing backwards into the main water line or into a water supply. A problem with backflow can be anywhere from a minor inconvenience to a catastrophic contamination problem that costs a ton of money to fix. Backflow preventers and other plumbing equipment can help you ensure that you never have to deal with a backflow problem.

Chances are, you’ve already got a backflow preventer hooked up to your main water line that connects to the municipality’s water supply. If there’s a massive flood or some plumbing problem that immediately reduces water pressure, you’ve got to make sure that you don’t contaminate your clean water with waste-water. So, take a gander at our breakdown of a backflow preventer and make sure you ask your Ambler, PA plumber if your plumbing is ready to stop backflow.

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What Is a “Plumbing Trap”? (It’s Actually a Good Thing!)

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

plumber-with-sink-p-trapNo, a plumbing trap isn’t when a low-skilled plumbing contractor does a bad job on your repairs but still charges you an exorbitant rate. That is a kind of trap, and one we hope we can rescue you from with our excellent services. But the term plumbing trap refers to a specific piece of plumbing. It’s one you see often but think little about. As long as the trap does its job, there’s not much reason for you to think about it.

But when a plumbing trap doesn’t work, kitchens and bathrooms can go wrong in a hurry.

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Vacation Time! But What Should I Do About My Home’s AC?

Monday, July 8th, 2019

summer vacation dogReady for your big summer vacation? You probably are, no matter how much packing you still have ahead.

But before you close and lock the doors behind you and set out for your vacation destination, what are you going to do about your home’s central air conditioning system? You may have heard conflicting advice about whether to keep the air conditioning system on while you’re gone. We’ll go into what will work best for your air conditioning in Ambler, PA for when you’re off on summer vacation.

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Reasons to Consider a Bathroom Remodel

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Luxury-bathroomYou can look to a professional plumber in Ambler, PA to help with most types of bathroom plumbing needs: repairs, installing new fixtures, drain cleaning, etc. But not all plumbers provide full bathroom remodeling services to transform an old bathroom into a bright new space.

At Carney, we’re proud to offer complete bathroom remodeling. We’ll put in new sinks, tubs, showers, tiles, vanities, cabinets, and more. We can even add a bathroom to a space such as a basement. We combine our superb plumbing expertise with the best in modern bathroom design concepts.

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My Hot Water Just Isn’t … Hot Enough!

Monday, January 21st, 2019

water-and-tapThis is one of the most common problems people run into with their water heaters: turning on a faucet or tap and waiting, waiting, waiting for the water to warm up to the temperature you want. But the running water only gets lukewarm. What does this mean, and what can you do about it?

There are a few possible reasons your water heater isn’t living up to its expectations. Here are the main ones.

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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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