Sound Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

What to Do in Your Home Before Getting a New Heater Installed

Monday, February 19th, 2024

If you’re planning to have a new heater installed, you may be wondering what goes into that process. Heater installation can be an all-day project. There are some steps that you can complete as a homeowner to get prepared and make the installation process a little bit easier for you and our technicians.

If you have questions about heating installation in Auburn, WA, give our team a call. We can talk to you about your options for upgrading your existing heater with a newer model and even review what to expect during a heater installation appointment. You can keep reading to learn more about a few steps that you can take to prepare your home and family for the day of a new installation.

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This Sensor Could Be Stopping Your Furnace in its Tracks

Monday, February 5th, 2024

Sometimes furnace problems are major and require extensive repairs. But other times, furnace problems are fairly small and simple. For example, the flame sensor in your furnace may be dirty or malfunctioning.

Anytime you notice your furnace operating differently or struggling to heat your home, you should call our team to schedule furnace repair in Puyallup, WA. You can keep reading to learn more about signs that the flame sensor in your furnace may be causing problems and what you can do about it.

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5 Silent Signs Your Furnace Needs Repair

Monday, January 8th, 2024

Sometimes furnace sounds are obvious because you hear loud noises and know that something is going wrong. But other times, furnace problems are quieter and more difficult to discern. When this happens, you need to pay attention to other warning signs that something is wrong with your furnace.

Then give our team a call for heating repair in Auburn, WA. Even if you don’t know exactly what’s wrong with your furnace, our team can troubleshoot to get down to the root of the problem and fix it. You can also keep reading to learn about 5 silent signs that something is wrong with your furnace so that you know what to watch for.

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AFUE Ratings & Furnace Installation: What They Mean

Monday, December 25th, 2023

If you’re thinking about buying a new furnace for your home, you want to pay close attention to the AFUE ratings when selecting a new model. All furnaces come with an efficiency rating that helps you understand how well it can turn energy into heat for your home. The ratings also allow you to compare heaters across brands and types. 

Higher-efficiency furnaces are going to save you money on your monthly energy costs so we encourage you to invest in one when it’s time for furnace installation in Puyallup, WA. Plus high-efficiency furnaces are better for the environment since they use less energy to begin with. You can keep reading to learn more about AFUE ratings and how to select the right furnace for your home.

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Is Your Furnace Ready for the Holidays?

Monday, November 13th, 2023

The holiday season is upon us. That means there is increasing pressure for your heater to keep your home comfortable as you host family gatherings and other events. If your furnace is up and age or has been experiencing any problems, it may be time to schedule repairs or make an appointment for a heater replacement ahead of the winter season.

And when you need furnace repair or furnace replacement in Puyallup, WA, our team is here to help. You can also keep reading to learn more about the signs that your heater may need some TLC, and the sooner the better. Scheduling an appointment with our team is a great way to have peace of mind through the holiday season that your heater is ready to keep your home warm and comfortable.

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5 Spooky Sounds Your Furnace Shouldn’t Make

Monday, October 16th, 2023

Unusual sounds coming from your heater are almost always bad news. In fact, they are an early warning sign that something is beginning to go wrong with your heater. When you address the problems sooner rather than later, you can stay ahead of a furnace breakdown and more serious problems.

In fact, paying attention to the sounds and scheduling service for your furnace right away is the best way to prevent needing a complete furnace replacement in Federal Way, WA. You can keep reading to learn more about five scary sounds that your furnace might make, and what could be going wrong.

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Heat Pump or Central Furnace for PNW Homes?

Monday, October 2nd, 2023
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When it’s time to replace the heating system in your home, you have a variety of options, and choosing the right heater is a big deal. It’s practically heating season all year round here in the Pacific Northwest!

Two big options are either a heat pump or a central furnace. If you are deciding between these two heating systems, you may be wondering which one is best for your family and home needs.

We are here to help you with heating installation in Auburn, WA. Our team is the experts in the area and we can offer you our professional advice on which heating system is better. Keep in mind that neither option is considered best over the other. Instead, it depends on your individual needs. You can keep reading to learn more about when it might be right to choose a heat pump or a central furnace.

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Essential Fall Furnace Maintenance Tasks

Monday, September 18th, 2023

Before you turn your heater on, you have some fall maintenance tasks to complete. In fact, it’s a good idea to complete these tasks continually throughout the fall and winter season in order to keep your furnace in the best shape possible.

And if you do notice anything out of the ordinary during your regular maintenance steps, you can give our team a call for furnace repair and Puyallup, WA. Keep reading to learn more about the maintenance steps that can benefit your furnace this year and every year in the future.

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Can Your Thermostat Be Repaired or Does it Have to Be Replaced?

Monday, April 17th, 2023

Many homeowners don’t realize how vital the thermostat’s role is in heating and cooling. Your thermostat essentially measures the temperature in your home and then tells your heater and air conditioner when to turn on and off, and what temperature to reach. But sometimes your thermostat can have problems and impact how well your HVAC system works. 

You may think you’re having heating or cooling problems, but you’re really having problems with your thermostat. When this happens, you need thermostat repair in Federal Way, WA. You can keep reading to learn more about thermostat problems and whether you can make repairs or need to replace the entire thermostat. 

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How Long Does it Take to Install a New Heater?

Monday, February 20th, 2023

If you’re thinking about a heater upgrade for your home before next winter, it’s a good idea to understand the process. You may not have to do the work for a heater installation, but you do have to allow for the time, and it’s important to have reasonable expectations. Some installations take longer, while other installations are faster. 

There are a lot of factors that go into how long it takes to install a new heater, and we’re reviewing them all below. If you’re interested in heater installation in Auburn, WA, our team can help. We know it’s not about how fast the installation is, but the quality of work that happens during the installation.

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