RKM Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

5 Sounds of a Malfunctioning Furnace

Monday, February 19th, 2024

One of the easiest ways to identify that your furnace is having problems is by paying attention to the sounds it makes. There are some sounds that your furnace will make as a part of its normal operation cycles. But other sounds – usually ones that are loud, alarming, or persistent – can indicate something is going wrong with the system.

We are highlighting five sounds that you don’t want to hear your furnace making. If you hear any of these sounds, you need to give our team a call for heating repair in Riverside. You can keep reading to learn more about five unusual furnace sounds and what they mean.

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Why You’ll LOVE Going Ductless

Monday, February 5th, 2024

When it’s time to invest in a new HVAC system, or even HVAC duct replacement, you may want to consider a ductless option instead. The added expense of ductwork can make an installation significantly more expensive.

Skipping out on a more traditional ducted HVAC system can save you money in more ways than one. Plus, ductless mini split units have other benefits that a central unit cannot compare to. You can keep reading to learn more about the benefits of going ductless and why now might be a great time to do so.

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New Year’s Resolutions: Starting With Furnace Maintenance

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

We are a few weeks into the new year, and you’re probably still going strong with the resolutions you made for 2024. But there’s always room for one more! We encourage you to consider making furnace maintenance one of your New Year’s resolutions. When you schedule the service now before the end of the winter season, you give your furnace the best chance of being in great condition for winter again at the end of the year.

In fact, prioritizing annual furnace maintenance every single year is a great way to boost energy efficiency and extend your heater’s lifespan. You can keep reading to learn more about why furnace maintenance should be a priority for you this season.

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How to Fully Enjoy Your Heating System This Winter

Monday, December 25th, 2023

Having a heater in your home is all about staying warm. But we know that you don’t just want to keep your home comfortable, you want to stay warm safely and efficiently. We have tips to help you do just that for all types of heater systems in Riverside, CA.

No matter what type of heater you have, you can use our tips to get the most out of your heater while also saving money on your monthly energy bills and keeping safety as a top priority. Keep reading to learn more about our heater tips for the coming winter season.

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What the Furnace Booming Sound Means

Monday, December 11th, 2023

Of all the sounds that you could hear coming from your furnace, a booming sound is one of the most dangerous. Aside from causing a lot of problems for your furnace, booming sound can also be very alarming when you hear it. 

It’s a problem you want to get addressed right away by scheduling furnace repair in Corona, CA. If you give us a call soon enough after hearing a booming sound, we can fix the problem and prevent additional damage to your furnace. Keep reading to learn more about why a furnace booming sound is potentially dangerous for your home and family.

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It’s Time for a Furnace Inspection

Monday, November 27th, 2023

Fall is a popular time of the year for scheduling heater maintenance. Our team can visit your home and check your furnace inside and out to make sure everything is working and in good condition. There are many benefits to scheduling furnace service in Riverside.

Prioritizing the service now instead of putting it off until winter means that you get a more convenient service appointment. The cooler the weather gets, the more calls we get for service. You can keep reading to learn more about why fall is a great time for a furnace inspection and why you need to prioritize the service now.

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Top Tips for California Furnace Owners

Monday, September 4th, 2023

Did you know that furnaces in California have different requirements to meet than in other areas of the country? If you live in California and have a furnace in your home, you want to be aware of the California furnace requirements ahead of investing in a new system for your home. 

And once you have a new furnace, you definitely want to take care of it so it can last for a long time. You can keep reading to learn more about how to maintain your high-efficiency furnace. Then if you have any questions, you are welcome to give our team a call. We can help guide you on selecting a furnace that meets efficiency standards in California and then help you maintain it across its lifespan.

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Schedule Furnace Maintenance Early This Year

Monday, July 10th, 2023

It is hot outside and your furnace is probably the last thing on your mind. Instead, you’re thinking more about AC and cooling. But getting ahead on furnace maintenance might be the smartest move you make this year.

Your furnace sits unused for a large portion of the year. What better way to ensure that it’s working at its best than to schedule furnace maintenance ahead of the fall and winter seasons? You can keep reading to learn more about the importance of annual furnace maintenance and why you might want to schedule an appointment now instead of putting it off for later in the year.

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Check on Your Furnace Even When It Isn’t Turned On Often

Monday, June 12th, 2023

Now that it’s summer, your furnace may be the last thing on your mind. But you still need to keep it on your radar, even as the weather heats up. Your furnace is off for around half of the year, sitting unused.

It’s a good idea to check on your furnace even during the spring and summer, and we will explain why. If you have experienced any problems with your furnace in recent months, don’t put off furnace repair in Irvine. Give us a call now so that we can address any furnace problems ahead of the fall and winter seasons. They will be here before you know it!

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Furnace Not Blowing Air? It Could Be This Faulty Component

Monday, March 20th, 2023

Your furnace can create heat all day long, but if it doesn’t blow the air into your home, the rest is pointless. Having a lack of good airflow isn’t just uncomfortable, it’s also dangerous for your furnace. And there’s usually one component that can be faulty and lead to your furnace not blowing air.

If you suspect that your furnace is not working as it should, our team can help. We offer Riverside furnace repair, and our expert team can inspect your furnace and offer a solution. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about why your furnace may not be blowing air. 

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