Westland Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for December, 2018

Why Is My Furnace Making Noises?

Monday, December 31st, 2018

furnace-inspectionIs your furnace making weird and unnerving noises? Noises that make you ask, “Did it always do that?”

A majority of the time, the reason that your furnace is making a strange noise is for one very simple reason:

Your furnace needs repairs!

Of course, what you really want to know is just which noises indicate a problem, and what that problem might be. In this post, we’ll explain common furnace noises and what kind of attention they need.

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Changing Your Furnace’s Air Filter Is Super Important

Monday, December 17th, 2018

air filterGas furnaces are some of the most popular heating systems in the country. There’s little to dislike about them: they’re fast, they’re effective, and they can be decently efficient. It’s true there is the risk of complications with the gas and heating components, but as long as you’re getting regular maintenance on the furnace from a heating repair expert in Westlake, OH, there’s nothing to worry about.

But there is one part of your furnace you have to be really careful about … and that would be the air filter. Luckily, all you have to do is change it out. We’ll explain below a few serious problems that can be caused by a dirty air filter (and in case changing the air filter doesn’t help, we’ll offer a few alternatives, too).

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Are HVAC Maintenance Plans Really Worth It?

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

outdoor-ac-unitIt’s no secret people don’t do what’s good for them—and it’s no different when it comes to HVAC maintenance.

A survey in 2015 found that 80% of Americans delay in scheduling preventive health care. The unfortunate fact is “preventive care” doesn’t get anyone excited like “urgent care” does.

It’s the same with HVAC. Many homeowners would rather let their system break down before scheduling a maintenance check. So to help fight against this part of our human nature, HVAC contractors started making maintenance plans: a bundle of incentives for getting a homeowner to schedule their maintenance.

Of course, what everyone wants to know is: are maintenance plans really worth it?

Using qualities from our very own Ultimate Service Agreement Plan, we’ll let you decide:

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