Furnace Making Noise? Here’s Why

December 14, 2021

Is your furnace squeaking, clanging, and banging? Unusual sounds are a sure sign that something’s amiss with your heating system. The team at Brennan Heating & Air Conditioning has dealt with every sound a furnace can make, and we have professional furnace repair solutions for all of them. However, to the untrained ear, it can be difficult to tell what’s wrong with the unit. We put together this helpful reference article to help you answer the burning question, “why is my furnace making that sound?” Our Seattle furnace technicians are here to help you understand what’s wrong with your furnace and are standing by

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5 Effective Ways to Winterize Your Heating System

December 7, 2021

The holiday season has finally arrived, and with this festive time of year comes the reminder that you’re running short on time to prepare your home for the coldest weather we experience annually. One of the most important aspects of doing so is ensuring that your heating system is in good condition and operating efficiently. You’re likely to be relying heavily on it over the next several months. When you’re spending so much more time inside the house with the thermostat cranked up, it puts extra pressure and strain on your furnace. If you don’t take certain measures to prepare

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7 Tips to Prepare Your Home’s HVAC System for a Snowstorm

November 17, 2021

The winter weather is pretty unpredictable, and it can get even more unpredictable when snow and ice are in the forecast. Since you don’t know if the snowfall will be a blizzard or light dusting, the last thing you want is to discover a problem with your HVAC unit that you could have tackled sooner. Timely and proper maintenance of the unit can prevent minor problems from becoming major and expensive fixes in the long run. Whether you own a heat pump, a furnace, or a multipurpose system, preparing your HVAC unit for winter weather can

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16 Basement Heating Options for Your Home

November 3, 2021

If you live in an old Lynnwood, WA, home with a basement, as many of us do, there’s always the question of what to do about heating. Should you use space heaters? If so, how do you make sure they’re safe? Should you use a central heating system like a furnace, radiator, or air conditioner? We go into detail about the best heating options for basements. 1. Space Heaters for Basements Space heaters can be an effective heating solution for a basement if you choose the right one for your situation and use it correctly. They’re

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When Should You Consider Replacing Your Ductwork

October 20, 2021

HVAC ductwork is quite likely the last thing that comes to your mind as you go about your usual activities within the house. Air ducts are normally hidden; however, they still require attention, maintenance and repair from time to time. Air ducts are fundamental components of your HVAC system because they circulate conditioned air throughout your residence. Because of their importance, it is prudent to be on the lookout for any signs of faulty operation and seek professional repair and maintenance services from experts at a company such as Brennan Heating & Air Conditioning if you notice any. We provide

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Safety Tips for Using a Space Heater Inside of Your Home

October 5, 2021

Space heaters are becoming a popular way to provide supplemental heat without jacking up your energy bill. However, these heaters can result in a house fire if they’re not used correctly. By following the tips that we’re going to go over below, you can safely operate your space heater to get more heat for your home. Make It Electric You can purchase space heaters that use different types of fuel. The most common are electric, oil, propane, and gas. Due to the fact that you’ll be using the space heater in an enclosed space, it’s

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Tips for Cleaning Your Gutters and Stopping Water Damage

September 20, 2021

Blockages in your gutters can cause a lot of issues that are frustrating and expensive to fix. If you don’t regularly clean the gutters, they can create ice dams and damage your foundation. It could also trigger moisture problems that could put your family’s health at risk. Here are some dangers of clogged gutters and how to prevent blockages and damage to your home. How Defective Gutters Cause Water Damage It is always advisable to keep the gutters clear of leaves and debris. As the system that channels water away from the roof, gutters need to

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Safely Reigniting Your Furnace’s Pilot Light

September 6, 2021

If you have a gas furnace, it has a pilot light. The flame should be blue in color and steady. If there is an issue, the light will go out completely. This can be due to a variety of different reasons. Most of the time, when the flame goes out, it is because of a draft or other minor issue. When the pilot light goes out, you can easily relight it yourself. Gather Your Tools Relighting your pilot light will not require many tools. All you will need is a long-handled match or long-reach lighter

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Common Reasons Why Your AC Is Not Cooling Your House

August 19, 2021

In the summer of 2021, temperatures hit record highs all across the country. As a resident of the Puget Sound area, it’s likely that you were expecting your air conditioning unit to make your home livable under the intense heat. Unfortunately, you might have noticed your system not cooling your house that well. Apart from because of higher-than-normal temperatures, an HVAC unit not cooling your home can indicate that you failed to set it up correctly for summer or that something is broken. At Brennan Heating & Air Conditioning, we have been serving the Western Puget Sound community since 1987. We

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Steps for End-of-Summer HVAC Maintenance

August 5, 2021

The end of summer indicates a few things, including the conclusion of hot sunny days, kids going back to school, and an ideal time for your HVAC maintenance. After a hectic summer, a proper check-up on your unit enables you to identify potential issues and fix them in time. You can conveniently maintain your system to deliver efficient cooling and heating performances for immediate and future comforts. End-of-Summer Maintenance Checklist Whether you are an experienced or first-time air conditioning system user, knowing how to maintain your unit regularly is essential to maintaining lasting comfort

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