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

Noises That You Don’t Want to Hear From Your Heater

Monday, January 25th, 2021
Inside a gas furnace. Focus = the top of the middle flange. 12MP camera.

Some noises are welcome around your home: laughter, music, or even the sound of a good meal on the stove. Then there are other sounds that you don’t want to hear. This can include the sound of something going wrong with your heating unit.

Strange and concerning noises are often some of the earliest signs that you need to schedule heater repair in Columbia, SC. This applies to every type of heater, whether it is a furnace, heat pump, or another type of system. When you need heater repair, make sure to come to us for the professional service you need.

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5 Noises Your Heat Pump Shouldn’t Make

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

There is a chill in the air, so you decide that now is a perfect time to call on your home’s heat pump for warmth. The sweaters and fuzzy socks are already on, so you only need the heat pump’s help with adjusting the temperature by a few degrees. The problem pops up when you turn your system on and discover that your heat pump is making some concerning sounds.

If running your heat pump creates too much noise to justify keeping your home warm, it means you likely need to reach out for heater repair in Lexington, SC. But first, you need to know what some of the noises are that your system absolutely should not make.

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The Pros and Cons of Heater Repair in Winter

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Fall has fallen away and winter is in full swing. Can you hear those silver bells yet? Or, wait, is that just a strange noise coming from your heater?

Uh-oh, you might be in need of heating repair in Irmo, SC. Not to worry though, because if you are in need of repairs, the team at Fulmer Heating & Cooling has you covered.

Of course, even with our top-tier repair services, we can’t exactly make the process of fixing your heat absolutely perfect. Why? Because we can’t control the weather, which can make finding a time when you are okay having it off for an extended period … tricky.

Repairing your heater in winter is possible, but we want you to know the pros and cons of this situation, along with how to avoid it altogether.

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Steps to Safely Turn on Your Furnace

Monday, November 4th, 2019

After a long toasty summer season it can seem like a chilly day appears out of nowhere. One night you go to bed in your T-shirt and shorts and you wake up wondering how you ever survived without sweatpants and a fuzzy socks. This sudden temperature shift only seems to worsen when you try to turn on the heat only to discover that your furnace isn’t cooperating.

You go to check on your gas furnace and discover, while peering through your blanket burrito, that the pilot light is out! Before you go to turn this little flame back on however, we want you to consider whether you truly know how to turn on your furnace safely.

The reason we ask is because lighting a furnace pilot light incorrectly can have some life-threatening consequences! That is why we want you to have this step-by-step guide to turning on your pilot light properly. We also want you to know that, should you feel even slightly uncomfortable with this task, we are only a quick call away.

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Heating Irregularities: When to Be Concerned

Monday, November 20th, 2017


dog-under-blanketWith the coming of the winter season comes the time for reflection. No, we’re not talking about inner, personal reflection—that’s all on you. What we’re talking about is very important too, though: reflecting in an honest manner in regards to your heating system! The chill in the air is only going to grow more pronounced as the calendar days drop away, so you need to know for certain that your heater is going to be there for you when you really need it.

Now, we would love to use this opportunity to tell you how you can guarantee 100% reliability from your home heating system. However, this is simply not an attainable goal. While modern heaters are very reliable, and routine maintenance will keep your system functioning as reliably as possible, you are going to run into operational problems from time to time. When you do, be sure to contact us right away to schedule prompt heating repairs in Irmo, SC. But when should you be concerned?

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