The HVAC system in your Hampstead, North Carolina, home is one of the main components that keep it feeling comfortable. Unfortunately, as your system gets older, it can become a little noisier. If the noises from your furnace are disrupting the comfort of your home, try these ways to minimize the noise and enjoy some peace:

Replace Dirty Air Filters

If you notice whistling noises coming from your HVAC system, it could be an indication that you’re having problems with your airflow. Poor airflow doesn’t only cause annoying whistling sounds. It can also damage to your system’s motor.

Always make sure to keep an eye on your air filter. Make sure that it isn’t too dirty or clogged. Change your filter at least every three months, or sooner if needed. If the noise persists after changing the filter, contact an HVAC service technician to diagnose the problem.

Fix Loose Parts in the System

Vibrating or minor rattling from your system could mean that bolts have come loose and need tightening. Start by tightening the screws around your vents and intakes. Look for any loose screws or bolts on the outer casing of your HVAC system. If this doesn’t fix the problem, it’s likely that an internal part has come loose or is broken. Don’t try to repair this issue yourself. Leave the task to a professional.

Address Loud Noises

Booming, rumbling or a generally loud system could be a sign that you have a problem with the gas ignition. When running your system, inspect the unit and see if it’s rattling or shaking. Also look through the window of the door and see if the flames seem to be larger than usual. Any gas and ignition problems should be left to the professionals as they can pose dangers when repairing.

Don’t let a noisy furnace ruin the peace of your home. Contact Pleasant Air Inc. at 910-208-4518 today to make your furnace run quieter.

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