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

Your system has a collection of sounds that it regularly makes. For the most part, they should go unnoticed. If your system is making bizarre or disruptive sounds, you should call in an expert for a service session.

Listen thoroughly to the noises you’re hearing, shut off your system and call in experts like Jett's Heating & Air Inc.. Your system might simply have a broken part. The noises could also be an sign that considerable repairs are necessary. If you know how to describe the sounds your system is making, you can help your service professional work out a solution.

Here are some common sounds that imply a need for heating and cooling service:

  • Repeated clicking—You can hear a clicking sound when your system turns on and off, if you listen carefully. This is routine. However, if you hear this sound repeatedly, you probably need a heating and cooling service appointment to check 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 component. Intense banging or thumping sounds could mean a piece of your system is completely broken or disconnected.

Routine maintenance can prevent some of these noises from ever beginning. If you schedule maintenance appointments with Jett's Heating & Air Inc., we can identify and repair potential problems before they can get worse. Give us a call at 815-410-1128 or use our convenient online scheduler to make your appointment.
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