Sometime in the middle of a cold winter night, while you're snuggled warm in your bed, a screech screams out throughout the house and you pop out of bed like you've been visited by a legitimate banshee. Before you seek safety in the confines of your closet, along with your rattled nerves, you should know there is probably a logical explanation for what you are hearing. Sometimes, a furnace can make some pretty creepy, fear-inducing sounds, so you may not actually need that number you're trying to conjure up from memory for the local paranormal expert.
It'll be air conditioner weather soon, and you need to be sure yours is ready to go. An inspection is necessary, as is changing the filters if you haven't done that already, You need to do more, however, to ensure that your air conditioner works as well as it can. This means ensuring that the air flow won't encounter any obstacles and that the use of the system won't inadvertently make your home more uncomfortable.
While many people try to predict what any given season will bring you in terms of weather, there is never a surefire way to predict whether winter will be heavy, light, or normal. And because of that, you can only prepare your home so much for the season ahead of time. If you have recently experienced a winter that is much heavier than usual, you may be wondering what you can or should do to ensure your home is in the best shape possible as spring approaches.
If you have a furnace that is not heating to keep your house warm, this can be due to many things. Below are two of these things so you can determine what is wrong and get your furnace repaired.
First thing to check is the thermostat. Look at the temperature to see if it reads correctly. If it does not, turn the furnace up and see if this works.
If you built a new garage and it currently has no heat you will not want to spend any time in it this winter. Fortunately, there are things you can do to warm up the garage, so you will enjoy it much more when it is cold outside. One way to do this is to install a heat pump and installation. Below is more information about this so you can get started.