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Grinding, Squealing and Screeching: Interpreting the Noises Your HVAC Makes

If something is failing or going amiss with your HVAC unit, chances are, your HVAC unit is letting you know something is not quite right. However, most of the cues come in the form of sounds that many of us may overlook. If you hear your HVAC unit grinding, squealing, screeching or squeaking, it is letting you know it needs help. I was unaware of these cues and overlooked them. It ended up costing me a lot of money in repairs. I want to make sure that does not happen to other people, so I made this website. I hope you learn how to interpret the noises your HVAC unit is making so you can get it the repairs it needs before you incur a costly repair, or worse, permanently ruin your unit for good.

Grinding, Squealing and Screeching: Interpreting the Noises Your HVAC Makes

    Extra Use Means Extra Wear And Tear -- And Extra Need For Repairs

    Were you one of the many people in the country caught by surprise when unusually cold weather rolled in over the past couple of months? The year has been a bit cooler than normal in many regions, and those areas that often have cooler temps well into spring have seen snow. That means furnaces got more of a workout this year, often well after people had thought they'd be necessary.

    Why Is Your House So Cold? What You Can Do About It

    If your house is up to temperature according to your thermostat, but it's still so cold in your house, there are a few things you can do that may help with this. Your furnace may not actually be working properly, or there could be a few other things wrong. Read on for tips to help you get your home warm. Check Out Your Thermostat Inspect your thermostat further to see if it's not working properly.

    Why Should Homeowners Get Their Ductwork Inspected, Repaired, And Sealed?

    Are you a homeowner? If so, you need to know whether your HVAC system is in proper condition. Some homeowners think maintaining their system only involves inspections and replacing broken components. They may think that services such as sealing their air ducts are unnecessary. They may even refuse the services offered. There are many reasons to listen to advice extended to you regarding your ductwork. If you have duct issues that need addressing, you could be exposing yourself to several issues.

    3 Tips For Dealing With A Faulty Toilet On A Holiday

    You might have been looking forward to spending a holiday with your family members and friends. Dealing with an issue with one of your toilets can really put a damper on the day, but knowing how to handle things can help you minimize the impact. 1. Try to Fix it Yourself First of all, depending on what is going on with your toilet, you might be able to fix the problem yourself.

    Heating System Maintenance Basics

    When it comes to caring for your appliances and cars, doing basic maintenance is vital. This includes heating system maintenance. If you have started winter where you are, you should have already covered the basics for maintenance on your furnace or heating appliance. If you have not, here are the basics you should do as soon as possible.  Check and Change the Filter Most heating and cooling appliances have some sort of filter.

    3 Ways to Know if You Need Sewer Line Repair

    Many property owners neglect their plumbing. This can lead to them needing to get sewer line repairs. Perhaps you have some bad habits that are putting you at risk for sewer repair. Clogs are one of the main issues that individuals face with their plumbing systems. Overlooked clogs are a serious issue because they can lead to more serious issues such as indoor flooding. When an indoor flood with raw sewage occurs, the clean-up required for safety reasons may mean that you will need to hire a professional clean-up company.

    Prepare Your Home's Central Heat And Air System For The Winter

    Now that the hot weather is winding down for the year, you may be contemplating switching your air conditioning off in preparation for the occasions in which you will need to heat your home. If your heating and air are supplied through a central air conditioning unit, inspect the outdoor condenser unit, clean parts in need, and have any indoor issues addressed. Handle The Inspection And Maintenance Needs Of The Condenser

    Inefficient Or Unreliable Heat In Your Older Home? 3 Questions To Ask

    Inefficient or unreliable heating can make the winter season even longer and more uncomfortable than it already is. Unfortunately, this problem is one that is shared among many owners of homes that were built or renovated before the era when central heating and air conditioning became standard parts of the overall design.  These older homes may be designed in ways that make it very difficult to provide the air needed for furnace efficiency or they may have other flaws that make them drafty and inefficient.