How to Tell Your Heating and Cooling Service Provider What Sound Your System is Making

May 04, 2017

 

Heating and cooling systems all have a regular set of sounds that they constantly make, but they shouldn’t be disruptive or really even audible. If your system is making strange sounds, it usually highlights that it should have heating and cooling service.

Take note of the sounds you’re hearing, turn your system off and call in pros like Uptown Heating & Cooling. You may find that your system simply has a loose part, but it may also be a sign that it needs a bigger repair. Knowing how to describe the sounds your system is making can help the heating and cooling service technician zero in on the concern.

Here are a couple of the more routine sounds that highlight a need for heating and cooling service and their possible causes:

  • Rattling, banging, clanking or thumping—while rattling usually indicates a broken part, louder banging or thumping sounds could mean a piece of your heating and cooling system has completely broken or become detached.
  • Repetitive clicking—If you listen carefully, you can hear a clicking sound when your heating and cooling system cycles on and off. This is normal. However, if you’re hearing this sound over and over, you probably need a heating and cooling service appointment to identify if it’s an issue with the system’s relay or its electrical control.

You can prevent some of these noises from ever showing up by arranging regular maintenance appointments with Uptown Heating & Cooling. We can highlight and repair potential problems before they become bigger. Just give us a call at 614-344-6949 to set up your appointment.