During the course of its normal operation your furnace will make some normal sounds. But if you start to notice new or strange sounds coming from your furnace, it could indicate serious and even dangerous problems. Cavalry Heating and Cooling is proud to offer complete furnace repairs in Vancouver WA. We’ve responded to countless calls for furnace repairs throughout the Vancouver area and wanted to share some of the most common furnace noises that we’ve heard.
Common Furnace Noises in Vancouver WA
Our Vancouver WA heating experts here Cavalry Heating and Cooling have years of experience working with all different types and brands of furnaces. These are some common furnaces noises you should watch out for.
- Rattling – If your furnace is making a rattling sound it could mean that carbon monoxide is leaking into your home. Your furnace’s heat exchanger is responsible for heating the air and also exhausting the dangerous combustion fumes that result from burning fuel. If the heat exchanger cracks it could start making a rattling sound and leaking carbon monoxide into your home.
- Rumbling – This is another dangerous sound because it could mean that there is unburned fuel in the furnace combustion chamber.
- Knocks, pops and bangs – Depending on what your ducts are made out of, they could make a number of different noises as they heat up and expand.
Benefits of Regular Furnace Maintenance in Vancouver WA
If your furnace is making strange noises, it might be time to get it professional inspected, tuned up and repaired. Cavalry Heating and Cooling offers complete furnace maintenance in Vancouver, WA. During regular maintenance visits your heating technician will clean and inspect every aspect of your furnace. If your furnace is making any strange noises they will inspect the cause of it and fix it quickly. Regular maintenance might also be able to prevent your furnace from making strange noises. Often, noises are a sign that something is broken with your furnace. But with regular maintenance those problems could be found and repaired before they start to cause noise.
Contact Cavalry Heating and Cooling today if your furnace is making strange noises and you need furnace repairs in Vancouver, WA.