The first night I visited my boyfriend, there was an incident at his house with his HVAC system.
As we were cooking, we heard a loud bang then it all went quiet.
After a few seconds, we noticed smoke sipping from the furnace filters. Then it got very cold. We had lost the quality heating we had been enjoying the entire evening. We called the HVAC company, and the answering assistant we spoke to was delightful and efficient. She managed to book an appointment for the following morning. In the meantime, my optimistic boyfriend thought it would be good to sample the newly opened hotel in town. We packed a bag and spent the night at the exquisite hotel. We were woken up by an HVAC repairman’s call telling us he was on his way to our residence. We packed up and left. We got to the house simultaneously, and the HVAC technician’s van pulled up to our driveway. The HVAC maintenance revealed dirty filters and blowers that had caused overheating, and the HVAC equipment shut itself off to keep from imploding. It had been a while since my boyfriend changed the filters, leading to a debris building that blocked the vents and limited airflow. After the furnace/heater repairs, the furnace rattled back to life to help with indoor comfort. The professionals who know more about heating took such a short time fixing the heat pump that I thought it was very impressive. They were known for their efficiency in heat pump service, which is why we had contracted them specifically. We later went out for dinner because we felt we would celebrate that the issue with the system was not serious.