How to Tell Your Heating and Cooling Service Provider What Sound Your System is Making

May 04, 2017

Your system has a array of sounds that it normally makes. For the most part, they should go unnoticed. If your system is making strange or disruptive sounds, you likely need to call in a professional for a service session.

Listen hard to the sounds you’re hearing, shut off your system and call in pros like Lanz Furnace and Fireplace. Your system could simply have a loose item inside. The noises could also be an indication that considerable repairs are required. If you know how to define the sounds your system is making, you can help your service specialist figure out a solution.

Here are some easy to identify sounds that signify a need for heating and cooling service:

  • Repetitive clicking—You can hear a clicking sound when your system turns on and off, if you listen hard. This is normal. However, if you hear this sound frequently, you probably need a heating and cooling service appointment to find out if it’s a problem with the system’s relay or its electrical control.
  • Rattling, banging, clanking or thumping—Rattling usually means a loose part. Strong banging or thumping sounds could mean a piece of your system is altogether broken or disconnected.

Routine maintenance can prevent some of these noises from ever appear. If you schedule maintenance appointments with Lanz Furnace and Fireplace, we can point out and repair potential problems before they can get worse. Give us a call at 608-291-3606 or use our convenient online scheduler to make your appointment.