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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

November 26, 2019
Man trying to sleep after finding a loud sound coming from his furnace.
It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional. To help you, our The Tedder… Continue Reading

Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

November 11, 2019
Couple cold at home and trying to stay warm after realizing their furnace isn't heating their entire home.
If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your Brentwood home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or… Continue Reading

Do I Really Need Fall HVAC Maintenance?

October 14, 2019
Outside of home with fall decorations on porch reminding homeowner of the importance of fall HVAC maintenance
As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Brentwood, you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance. Maintaining your… Continue Reading

Why Does My Furnace Smell?

February 11, 2019
Woman Smelling Odor in Her Home
If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale. When in doubt, always open windows to ensure ventilation, and evacuate your home. Continue Reading

6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

January 29, 2019
Young family making cookies at home.
Furnaces have a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively, protecting your family from potential fires, low air quality, and more… Continue Reading

6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

December 27, 2018
Happy family having fun while preparing a cake on Christmas Eve at home. Focus is on father and daughter.
Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace. From our team here at The Tedder Company, here are six ways your furnace is… Continue Reading

Your Furnace Filter: What It Is and How It Works

November 28, 2018
furnace filter insertion
Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are things you need to know about it to allow it to correctly do its job. Its Purpose The… Continue Reading

Why Is My Furnace Leaking Water?

November 12, 2018
technician repairing a homeowner's furnace trying to determine why it's leaking water
You just discovered there’s a puddle water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? In most cases, it’s not a big repair, so don’t panic. It could be a few different things. However, you will need a certified professional to take a look… Continue Reading

How to Handle Your Furnace Leaking Water

November 8, 2017
A worried senior woman with short gray hair is talking on the phone
You just discovered there’s a puddle water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? It could be a few different things. In most cases, it is not a big repair, so keep calm. However, you will need one of our The Tedder Company heating,… Continue Reading