Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘furnace repair’

Should I Fix My Old Furnace or Get a Heat Pump?

Monday, February 19th, 2024

When your tried-and-true furnace doesn’t even turn on anymore, you have several options. You could replace it with another furnace, get a heat pump instead, or put off thinking about it until next heating season. Well, we hope you won’t put it off, but even if you do, you’ll need to choose between the first options then.

Let’s go over how to know if your furnace is salvageable and if not, what type of system you should replace it with. Beyond your budget, there are a few important factors to consider such as how long you intend to be in your home and if your household size may be changing.

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Does Your Furnace Sound Like It’s Haunted?

Monday, October 16th, 2023

Halloween is a favorite time of year for many people who enjoy the thrills and chills of the season. But the last thing you want to give you a fright in your home is a furnace that sounds like it’s haunted. 

Furnaces that haven’t been used for many months can emit moans and groans when they’re first turned on for the heating season. If your furnace sounds like it’s possessed, don’t delay calling us for furnace repair. The last thing you want this fall is a furnace horror story of epic proportions.

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End Of Heating Season Furnace Checklist

Monday, February 20th, 2023

Springtime is just around the corner but here in South Carolina, we’ve had some unseasonably warm weather. Perhaps you’ve already made the transition from using your heater to using your air conditioner. Before you completely close the door on winter, go through this list of end-of-season furnace tips.

By devoting a little extra time to this checklist, you’ll help prepare your furnace for the next heating season, get ahead of any untimely repairs, and extend the lifespan of your furnace.

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5 Signs Your Heater Is Struggling

Monday, November 28th, 2022

The holiday season brings many merry and joyful things we’ve come to count on. Some of these include spending time with friends and family, enjoying delicious holiday treats, and having a warm and toasty home. 

Perhaps you’re not so certain that you’ll be able to depend on your furnace when you need it during the holiday season and into the New Year. If you suspect your furnace might leave you in the cold this winter, you need to know the warning signs that indicate you may need furnace repairs.

It’s better to schedule service at the first signs of trouble rather than wait. Getting repairs done early on will not only save money, but it’ll keep you and your family safe. Read on to learn 5 signs you need furnace repairs and why it’s so important to be able to recognize them.

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Have a Hissing Furnace? Here’s Why That’s Bad.

Monday, January 24th, 2022

You know what your furnace usually sounds like while it is in operation. But the new noise that you’ve been picking up on isn’t something that sounds entirely wrong.

Hissing can be tricky. It isn’t quite the same as the whoosh of air you’d expect from a functioning furnace heater. But it isn’t exactly a concerning noise the way a boom or screech would be.

Don’t be fooled. Hissing can indicate the need for furnace repair in Columbia, SC to address a very serious problem: a cracked heat exchanger.

Here’s what you need to know.

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Poor Heating? You May Need a Furnace Fix

Monday, December 27th, 2021

Keeping your home and yourself warm shouldn’t be a battle. It should be as simple at throwing on a comfortable sweater and turning on your heater to help things out. If this isn’t the case for your home though it may be time to look at getting a helping hand.

When your furnace hits a speed bump, it is worthwhile to get an appointment to have it checked by a professional technician. This is especially true if you’ve noticed it isn’t producing heat the way it is supposed to.

Do you need to schedule a furnace repair in Lexington, SC? Here’s how to tell!

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5 Issues Your Furnace Might Have

Monday, December 14th, 2020

When the weather is cold and chilly or even rainy, it makes it that much easier to hunker down indoors with a heavy blanket and a hot drink. It also makes you that much more thankful for the warm comfort that your furnace provides. But if you want your furnace to really be able to keep you comfortable throughout the season, it means you need to address any issues it may have.

If you need a furnace repair in Columbia, SC, the sooner you schedule it, the better. Timely repairs can be the thing that prevents early replacement and high energy bills.

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If You Smell Gas, Here’s What to Do

Monday, November 16th, 2020

When you need to ensure that your furnace in Columbia, SC is operating properly and safely, you need to turn to professionals like the ones on our team. Professional technicians like ours are going to be thorough when they service your furnace to ensure that no potential issue is left unchecked or unaddressed.

We know how careful we have to be with gas-powered furnaces. Why? Because we’ve all seen the results and heard stories about times when a furnace went from faulty to dangerous when the person performing services for it wasn’t careful enough.

Your safety and comfort is our priority. That’s why we want you to know what can cause the smell of gas and how to handle the situation safely.

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Is It Time to Repair or Replace?

Monday, February 25th, 2019

question-mark-badgeSometimes, it can be hard to tell what the right step to take is when you’re having trouble with your heating system. Just because you’re having trouble with the heater that you have in your home, doesn’t mean that you’re ready to get rid of the whole unit. How can you know when this is necessary? Without professional expertise, it can be hard to tell what the right move is. That’s where we come in. If you’d like assistance determining whether you’d like to repair or replace your heating system this winter, contact our team. When you need heating repair in Columbia, SC contact our team for quality service.

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5 Signs It’s Time to Call for Furnace Repair

Monday, February 11th, 2019

service-timeWe don’t have the world’s harshest winters here in South Carolina, but we do experience pretty cold temperatures in the middle of winter. It’s been cold for the past few months here and we know that you’ve relied on your heater more and more this season. When your heater is in constant use, the flaws in your system tend to come to light. The last thing you need during this time of year is a big heater malfunction.

If you need furnace repair in Columbia, SC then make sure that you call on our team. We put in the work. All our technicians are trained and NATE-certified so that they can give you the best service available in the area. If you’re unsure if you need heating repair and want to know the signs, keep reading below.  

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