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

Heating and cooling systems all have a regular range of sounds that they consistently make, but they shouldn’t be disruptive or really even audible. If your system is making strange sounds, it typically indicates that it should have heating and cooling service.

Take note of the sounds you’re hearing, turn off your system and call in experts like O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning. You may find that your system simply has a loose part, but it may also be a sign that it needs a bigger repair. Recognizing how to talk about the sounds your system is making can help the heating and cooling service technician understand the concern.

Here are a few of the more routine sounds that show a need for heating and cooling service and their probable causes:

  • Rattling, banging, clanking or thumping—while rattling typically indicates a broken part, louder banging or thumping sounds may mean a part of your heating and cooling system has completely quick working or become disconnected.
  • Repetitive clicking—If you listen carefully, you can hear a clicking sound when your heating and cooling system cycles on and off. This is normal. However, if you’re hearing this sound repeatedly, you probably need a heating and cooling service appointment to determine if it’s something with the system’s relay or its electrical control.

You can prevent some of these noises from ever showing up by setting up regular maintenance appointments with O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning. We can find and repair potential problems before they become bigger. Just give us a call at 610-626-2540 or use our convenient online scheduler to make your appointment.