Douglas Cooling & Heating Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Furnace Repair’

Help! I Don’t Know What to Do With My Furnace!

Monday, November 11th, 2019

As much as we all like to think that we can do everything and anything we put our minds to, we can’t all be great at everything! So, of course, it’s no wonder that you don’t quite know what to do with your furnace at the start of the winter season—you’re not a heating expert (and that’s quite alright!)

Knowing what to do with your furnace can be a bit tricky, which is why we are here to help! Below, we have provided a sort-of quick-guide to the types of services your furnace made need and when. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to schedule your heating services in Birmingham, AL with our team!)

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Do I Need to Repair, Replace, or Maintenance My Furnace?

Monday, January 7th, 2019

Now that we are in the midst of the chilly season, it is probably safe to assume that you have used your furnace a number of times. Although winters around here are pretty mild, you depend on your furnace to keep you warm and cozy, as temperatures can plunge well into the 50s. If after using your furnace for the last few weeks you’ve found yourself wondering what services it needs, you’ve come to the right place.

Although built to last, furnaces are not immune to everyday wear and tear, so it is important that they receive the specialized attention that only a professional HVAC technician can provide. Only a professional can tell you exactly what services your furnace needs, however, we have provided a quick-guide below. 

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What it Means When Your Furnace Makes Weird Noises

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

furnace-techIf you’ve had your furnace for a while, you probably know what it’s supposed to sound like when it’s running. If your furnace suddenly starts to make rather unusual noises, that is not something you should ignore. Strange noises are often one of the first signs that homeowners notice that something isn’t right with the furnace. If you ignore the signs, you may end up having to pay a lot more in repair costs or even replace your entire system. Have a look below at some of the descriptions of weird furnace noises you may encounter, and what they mean.

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How to Get Your Furnace Ready for the Heating Season

Monday, October 16th, 2017

gas-burnerWe’ll be deep into the heating season before too long, which means now is the time to make sure that your furnace is ready for it. The better you prepare your home for the cold months, the better off your systems will be and the more comfortable you will be. There are a number of ways to make sure that your furnace is properly prepared for the heating season. Read on to find out more about them.

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Furnace Warning Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Winter is the most stressful time of year for furnaces. They are operating for many hours a week, which means more strain on the system and a greater chance of various parts malfunctioning. If you want to make sure that your furnace stays in the best possible shape this winter, you should make sure that you catch any problems with it as early as you can. With that in mind, watch for the following warning signs that your furnace is in trouble.

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Listen for These Furnace Noises

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Furnace problems can get pretty advanced before giving off obvious warning signs. By the time you notice that your furnace has an issue, it may be too late to prevent the majority of the damage to the system. However, there are still ways that you can catch furnace problems before they have the chance to seriously harm the furnace. One of the best ways to do that is by listening for strange noises. Read on to find out more about strange furnace noises that indicate a problem.

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Furnace Issues to be Aware of This Winter

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Winter is by far the most stressful time of year for furnaces. As the days get colder, the furnace is used more and more often to warm the home, which increases the level of wear and tear. Winter is the time of year when furnaces are most likely to develop issues, or have preexisting ones made worse. If you want your furnace to stay in the best possible shape, you need to be able to call for repairs as soon as possible after your furnace develops a problem. That’s why you should be able to recognize signs that your furnace needs repairs. Let’s take a look at some of those signs now.

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