Area Heating & Cooling, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Furnace Repair’

4 Critical Furnace Safety Tips

Monday, March 6th, 2023


Furnaces are highly efficient and heat your home up faster than an electric heater, but there’s a caveat: they’re potentially dangerous. At least, they can be if they’re not taken care of.

But how do you know if your furnace is safe in the first place? Contact a heating contractor in Battle Ground to inspect it for you, and follow these safety tips in the meantime.

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Furnace Short Cycling: What It Is and Why You Should Worry About It

Monday, January 9th, 2023

gas-burnerThere are a lot of different problems that can afflict furnaces, some of which are more dangerous than others. There’s one furnace issue, though, which should always prompt an immediate call for repair. That problem is short cycling.

Short cycling doesn’t necessarily pose a threat to your health, but it can absolutely harm the furnace if it isn’t properly addressed in time. Read on to find out more about short cycling, what causes it, and why you should have it dealt with as soon as possible.

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Your Furnace Shouldn’t Be Making These 4 Noises

Monday, December 12th, 2022


When you turn your furnace on for the season, you should be relieved. You can finally kick back and enjoy the warm air as the wind roars and the rain pours outside. That is, unless your furnace starts making these noises. Then, your peace of mind is ruined and you don’t even know what the problem is.

If these noises get bad enough, you’ll need furnace repair in Vancouver WA before long. Let’s talk about the four main noises that your furnace should not be making (at least, not to this extent).

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What A Cracked Heat Exchanger Means for Your Home

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Burner-AssemblyDo you understand how your furnace system works down to the mechanisms turning inside? This isn’t a trick question, we don’t expect you to cozy up by the fireplace at night with a nice book detailing the latest and greatest in HVAC. When you need to understand your HVAC services, we’re here for you.

If you’re having trouble with your furnace we can solve it quickly, efficiently, and for the right price. If you need furnace repair in Vancouver, WA then you contact our team. We founded our company in 1975 and we’ve worked hard since our conception to provide homeowners across the country with great service. You’ll never have to worry about the quality of the service you receive when you go with our team.

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Why is My Furnace Making Weird Noises?

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Burner-AssemblyGenerally, hearing strange noises from various parts of your house indicates that you should investigate them. You know, your air conditioner, your furnace, that weird basalt chest carved with unnerving frescoes you found in your attic when you moved in.

We can’t really help you with that last one, but for this blog post we’re going to focus on the furnace. Odd furnace noises are typically an indication that the system is malfunctioning in some way. Have a look below to find out more about what causes strange noises, and what you can do about them.

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Why is My Furnace Not Heating?

Monday, January 8th, 2018

gas-furnaceIf your furnace isn’t heating, well, what do you even have it for? Before you have it replaced, though, you should have a professional have a look at it to make sure that it can’t be repaired. There are a lot of different factors that can impact the heating efficiency of your furnace, most of which can be taken care of by a professional technician without replacing the entire system. Have a look at some of those issues below, and the warning signs that accompany them.

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Careful of These Signs That Your Furnace is in Trouble

Monday, November 27th, 2017

thermometerThe more you rely on your furnace this winter, the more stress you’re going to be putting on it. That increases the odds of problems cropping up over time, which is why you need to be especially vigilant for signs that your furnace is in trouble. Earlier detection of furnace problems means faster repairs and more damage prevented. Have a look at some of the more common symptoms that your furnace is in need of repairs.

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