Mike Smith Heating & Air Conditioning, LLC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Sterlington LA’

5 Ways to Know if Your Heater Needs Repair ASAP

Monday, February 13th, 2023

Most people are experts in just one or two areas. Someone might be great at fixing cars but at a loss when it comes to computer problems. Someone might be brilliant at gardening but a terrible cook. No one should feel the need to be an expert at everything. That’s what experts are for! When it comes to your own home, you should feel empowered to learn some basics about the systems that keep it running.

While you should always leave the actual repair to the experts, you don’t have to stay in the dark about your own heating system. The most important thing to know is when to call in the experts.

How can you tell when your heater is working fine and when it’s in dire need of repair? Here are some clues you’ll spot if your heater is in trouble. 

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These Furnace Sounds Could Spell Disaster

Monday, January 16th, 2023

We often talk on this blog about the importance of having repairs done promptly when any part of your HVAC system is experiencing problems. Delaying repairs can cause small problems to worsen, put strain on other parts of the system, or even cause damage to unrelated components. 

The trick is knowing how to catch problems early, and one of the best ways to do that is listening to the sounds your furnace makes. Pay attention to the sounds you hear when all is going well. They should be steady and consistent, and not very loud. Once you’re familiar with the good sounds, you’re more likely to notice right away when strange sounds occur. What strange sounds might you hear when your furnace is having trouble, and what kind of trouble do they indicate? Read on to find out.

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