Sometimes, a heating system breaks down with little or no warning at all. It goes from working just fine throughout the day and night to suddenly not turning on at all. However, this is quite an uncommon occurrence. Unless there is a sudden failure of an electrical component, a furnace usually gives off some sign that it is on the brink of failure.
Often, this sign of trouble comes in the form of an odd noise. While it may be accompanied by some unusual performance from your heater, the noise is what helps you to narrow down the cause. Today, we hope to show you what those noises may mean and why it is so important to call technicians in at their first sounding off. Don’t ignore these furnace noises!
Adding ducts takes time and effort that may not be worth it to you, especially when there are other options for heating and cooling. And when you have a ductless heating and air conditioning system, it’s just as comfortable and efficient as central air and heat!
You might be surprised to learn just how many options there are for central heating today. Gone are the days when you only had to choose between gas and electric. Today, you can find systems in all different efficiency ratings, with extra features for comfort and energy savings—and furnaces are not your only option!
In fact, in our service area, many people are moving away from the standard furnace-AC setup and trying alternative heating systems. But a furnace may still be the right choice for you. The best way to know is to speak with your local technicians, but we’re here to help with a quick guide to different types of heaters.
You don’t have to shut off the heater altogether and shiver under a blanket to start saving money on heating! You may be able to get your current heating system up to speed and keep it running as efficiently as possible, without spending a ton of money. Follow these steps to more efficient heating this winter.
Temperatures are finally low enough that you’ve decided to fire up the central heater. You go to the thermostat, turn up the heat, and wait…and nothing happens. You may become worried that your furnace is completely broken down and needs to be replaced. Of course, this is a possibility, but there could be a number of reasons a furnace would fail to start or turn on after a cycle.
To know the problem with certainty, you would have to reach out to a team that is trained in diagnosing furnace troubles. If you live in Dallas, that’s Frymire Home Services! In any case, read on to get a better idea of what may be the trouble. It could even be something you can fix on your own!
The world of HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) is full of terms that, in all honesty, you don’t need to know. Unless you’re a heating and air conditioning technician, HVAC terminology is something that only the professionals need to know inside and out, as only they have the training and experience to repair and maintain all of the complex components.
There is, however, one HVAC system we think any homeowner should know of, especially if they live in a relatively warm climate like ours. The heat pump is an HVAC system unlike any other because it’s actually a heating and cooling system in one.
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