Covenant Heating and Cooling Blog: Archive for December, 2018

No, Your Heater Shouldn’t Make These Noises

Monday, December 24th, 2018

woman covering her ears, on white backgroundThis should be a familiar scenario: you set your thermostat to the desired temperature, wait a few minutes, then hear the fan of your furnace making that familiar whirring sound. The reason it takes a few minutes is because the plenum actually needs to heat up after the burners light before the fan will begin running. Once you hear that whirring, though, you can rely on efficient and effective heat to make its way into your home.

But what if it’s interrupted by another sound entirely? If a sound occurs that you’re not expecting or you have never heard your furnace make before, then it’s time to call for professional heating services in Hendersonville, TN. In the meantime, we’ve provided some guidance below as to what these noises can mean.

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When Did You Last Change Your Air Filter?

Monday, December 10th, 2018

man holding air filter, imposed on white backgroundWe’ll start off by saying that if it’s been longer than 3 months, then the time to change it is now, especially if that air filter is also used for your central air conditioning system. We want you to be able to get the most efficient and effective use out of both of your HVAC systems as you can. And considering how much you use both, chances are you’d like to do anything you can to prevent unexpected Hendersonville, TN furnace services.

One proven way to do so is by performing one small maintenance task that’s easy to do on your own—changing the air filter. You may be surprised to find just how important this component is to your furnace. It’s about much more than protecting your indoor air quality. In fact, protecting air quality isn’t even its purpose! So, what is?

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