Heating System Tune-Up
Having a yearly inspection of your HVAC unit is extremely important. Without this sort of service, you can run into all sorts of trouble, which in turn is just going to cost you more money down the line.
So, if at all possible, you should bring in a professional to look over your heating system. Now, this does not mean you are going to completely avoid any sort of problems further down the line, which is why you need to know of signs that point to the needing of a tune up.
Do you hear odd sounds coming from your basement or wherever your heating unit is located? It can be a strange, mechanical thumping that seems to repeat itself, as if something heavy has been tossed into the dryer. There may be a rattling sound as well. No matter what it is, if there is a sound coming from the heating unit, you need to have it inspected.
This is usually due to something loose in the dryer or something not connected property. So, if you notice a sound coming from the heater, make sure to bring in a professional as quickly as possible. The last thing you want is for you to not have it inspected, which can result in a damaged heater with a more expensive repair bill.
If there is an odd smell coming from the heating unit, it usually means one of two things. First, it might mean that the heater is starting to wear down and there are pieces of machinery grinding against one another. This can cause the burning smell, which in turn is going to cause all sorts of problems as it starts to wear down the entire system.
If, however, you smell gas, you need to shut down the heater right away and contact an HVAC professional. This means there may possibly be a gas leak, and this is extremely dangerous.
A single spark might result in an explosion inside of the home, so in order to prevent any such event from taking place, you need to contact your professional and have it inspected. This is not something you want to take lightly.
There are so many different problems that can occur with your heating system. The best way to avoid this is through a tune-up performed annually. This can help you avoid any possible larger repair bills.
Is the heater in your Dundalk area home not working quite like it used to? Call Reliability Home Heating & Air at 443-399-8663 for a professional tuneup!