Have you noticed that you hear a loud noise when your furnace turns on or off? Does it sound like your ductwork is popping or banging? Many people hear this same thing and describe it as a loud boom or bang. Although it can be unsettling when you first hear it, it's actually not something huge to worry about. We're in business to help you with problems just like this one! Read on to learn what causes your ductwork to pop when your furnace turns on or off -- and how you may be able to quiet those sounds.
Oftentimes, buildup in your duct may cause unusual noises. This can happen when hot air rushes into a cold duct, thus making the metal expand. You might hear creaking or popping and reverberating, especially as the metal cools.
It's best to have a professional HVAC technician thoroughly inspect and clean your ductwork to help reduce or totally eliminate the loud noises. He or she will:
At Morelli Heating & Air Conditioning, we specialize in furnace problems and can help take care any of unusual noises or any ductwork that's popping. For more information, if you have questions or if you'd like to schedule a service with us, we would love to hear from you. Simply contact us today and we'll fix your furnace problems in no time!