Furnace Sounds by Treat’s Heating & Cooling

You may not think of your furnace on a daily basis but as soon as it starts to make strange sounds, you want to know what is wrong with it.  Not all the sounds a furnace makes mean you need to be worried, but we are going to educate you on a few of the common sounds you may hear and what might they mean.

Screeching: this may be a bearing in the motor or a sign the motor has problems.

Chirping: sometimes the motor in a furnace or the blower wheel can make that noise when the heat first kicks on

Rattling when your furnace shuts off: it could be metal parts to your furnace cooling down, however it is best to call Treat’s Heating & Cooling for a professional opinion

Loud boom: this may be your ducts expanding in cold weather especially if you have a basement that isn’t heated

Vibrating or Whining: this may indicate a problem with your furnace and a technician should check it out

If you are experiencing problems with your heating/cooling system; call Treat’s Heating & Cooling for a service appointment at360.825.0800

The Maple Valley, WA furnace experts at Treat’s Heating & Cooling offer high quality installation, repair, maintenance, and other heating and air conditioning services throughout Western Washington including Enumclaw, Buckley, Bonney Lake, Sumner, Puyallup, Tacoma, Auburn, Black Diamond, Covington, Maple Valley, Federal Way, Kent, & Seattle WA.