Sunset Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Furnace Repair’

Troubling Furnace Symptoms: Beware!

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a way for you to completely avoid the need for furnace repair throughout the lifespan of your heating system? Unfortunately, this just isn’t the case. Eventually, you’ll encounter some kind of problem with your system and you’ll need a trusted technician to come make repairs. The best thing you can do to mitigate how bad these repair needs get is learning to recognize the signs that your system needs repair (and get them on your schedule right away), which we’ll get to below.

Severe furnace problems can also be prevented with routine maintenance. Every fall, before you need your furnace the most, you should be scheduling a tune-up. During these maintenance sessions, our technicians thoroughly inspect your system, clean it, adjust components that need it, and—you guessed it—alert you to small repair needs before they grow bigger. If you haven’t scheduled maintenance yet this year, please give us a call to schedule that service right now. In the meantime, read on to learn several signs of furnace troubles.

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This New Year, Resolve to Get to the Bottom of Those Furnace Noises

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Shocked and surprisedBy now, you’ve already been using your furnace on a regular basis for weeks. As we progress into wintertime, now is just about the worse time to have your heater develop problems. It’s also the time of year when heating problems are most likely to occur, thanks to the added stress they’re put under. If you can detect issues with your furnace early enough though, you can call for professional furnace repair in Puyallup, WA before it’s too late.

Of course, this requires you to be especially vigilant in order to catch these problems early on. One of the first signs most homeowners notice that something is amiss with their furnace is the presence of strange and/or unfamiliar noises while the system is running. If you have in fact noticed this, then your first priority in this New Year should be to get to the bottom of it by calling in a professional for inspection and potential repairs. In the meantime, keep reading to learn what the causes of these noises may be.

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Furnace Problems to Watch For This Fall

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

gas-burnerHeating season is here, more or less, and that means that you’re probably going to be using your furnace on a regular basis for the foreseeable future. Hopefully, you’ve already scheduled preventive maintenance to make sure that your furnace is as healthy as possible during the heating season. Even if you have, though, there is still a possibility that your furnace will run into some kind of issue during the next several months. In order to ensure that your system stays in good shape for as long as possible, we recommend that you familiarize yourself with the symptoms that indicate a problem with your furnace.

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Furnace Electrical Issues You Need to Know About

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

heating-technicianThere are a lot of different furnace problems that can cause damage to your system, some of which are more damaging than others. Among the worst furnace issues that you could deal with are the electrical problems, which can do anything from causing system breakdowns to starting house fires. Have a look at the various electrical problems your furnace can experience that we’ve listed below and when you should call for repairs.

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Check These Things Before Calling for Furnace Repair

Monday, April 9th, 2018

gas-burnerIt can be especially maddening to turn on your furnace during a cold day and have it not work for some reason. Furnaces can break down in all sorts of different ways, most of which require professional repairs to remedy. Before you call for professional repairs, though, you should know that there are certain problems that can fix on your own with the furnace. The following are a few simple steps you can take to confirm that the problem isn’t something that can be easily fixed before you call for furnace repairs.

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Why Is My Furnace Not Heating Very Well?

Monday, March 12th, 2018

gas-burnerThe southern states may be warming up around now, but up here it’s definitely still heating season. That makes it especially frustrating for homeowners who turn on their furnaces to find that they’re not heating as well as they should be. If your furnace is not heating your home well, it could be for a number of different reasons. While you’re waiting for a technician to arrive and check out your system, consider whether one of the following issues might be the culprit.

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Weird Furnace Noises and What They Mean

Monday, February 12th, 2018

gas-burnerSome parts of the country may be heating up already, but we still have a good amount of cold weather left before we turn off our heaters. If you’re using a furnace to keep your home warm for the final stretch of winter, you should remain on guard for signs that the system is malfunctioning in some way. One of the most obvious signs that a furnace is experiencing issues is odd noises coming from the system. Let’s go over some of the more common noises that indicate a problem with the furnace, and what to do about them.

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What Furnace Short Cycling Is, And Why You Need to Be Careful of It

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

furnaceIs your furnace turning on and off every couple of minutes? If so, you have a problem. That behavior is called short cycling, and it has the potential to cause all kinds of nasty problems for your furnace if it isn’t dealt with as soon as possible. Read on to find out more about why short cycling happens, what it can do to your furnace, and what you can do about it.

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Furnace Problems to Watch For

Monday, January 1st, 2018

furnaceYou know that scene in pretty much every horror movie ever, where the protagonist is sitting in a dark room with a single flickering light source, and you just know that it’s going to go out and then something horrible is going to happen? That’s kind of what it feels like having your furnace malfunction in the middle of an extremely cold winter. No, you’re probably not going to be eaten by some horrible monster just because your furnace is out. But, you’re still not going to have a great time trying to make it through the winter season without a furnace, either. Avoid having your living room turn into a frozen winter wonderland by watching for the following furnace issues, so that you can have them repaired as soon as possible.

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Why Your Furnace Output Might Be Low

Monday, February 27th, 2017

We still have a month or two of chilly weather ahead of us, which means that you still need your furnace to put some work in before it can rest. If your furnace is not putting out as much heat as it should be, you shouldn’t ignore it. Random loss of output is usually a sign of a serious problem with the furnace, and should always be a source of concern. There are a number of reasons why your furnace output might be dropping, and you should have at least a bit of familiarity with them.

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