How often should I have my AC serviced?

We recommend servicing your air conditioning unit once a year, ideally in spring. This ensures efficiency and smooth operation during the hottest months of the year. It also keeps your equipment warranty intact. Lack of maintenance on outdoor units can potentially void your warranty thru the manufacturer.

How often should I have my furnace serviced?

We recommend servicing your furnace annually. Living in the Pacific NW means we use our furnaces majority of the year. It’s working constantly to keep your home warm and cozy. Scheduling regular maintenance ensures it runs as well as it should and helps avoid potential parts failing when you need it most.

What is Indoor Air Quality?

Indoor air quality, also know as IAQ, is a term used to describe the quality of air in buildings that also relates to the health of the people inside.

Do you offer financing?

Yes! We offer financing through Greensky, Synchrony and GoodLeap with special financing plans to fit your budget. Call us today to learn more.

Why should I choose Kings Heating, Air & Electric?

Kings Heating, Air & Electric has been serving customer throughout Snohomish county and most of King county over the last 40+ years. We are a local family owned business and take pride in Lynnwood Washington. All of our service technicians have on going training on the latest equipment upgrades, accessory updates, to benefit your home/office living environment.

We provide free quotes on new or replacing existing equipment and will clearly explain any work that is needed so there are no surprise add-ons at invoicing time.

How long do HVAC systems tend to last?

The lifespan of your HVAC system heavily depends on how well you maintain the system.

Electric or Gas furnaces last an average of 12-15 years.

Air Conditioners last an average of 10-15 years.

Heat pumps last an average of 7-12 years.

How often should I replace my air filters?

Air filters should typically be replaced every 1 to 3 months, depending on factors such as filter type, usage, and indoor air quality. Clogged filters can reduce efficiency and strain the system.

Why is my furnace making unusual noises?

Unusual noises from your furnace can be indicative of various issues. Here are some common reasons and potential solutions:

  • Banging or Popping Noises:
    • Cause: This may be due to the expansion and contraction of air ducts or the furnace itself as it heats up and cools down.
    • Solution: Ensure that air vents and ducts are clear, and consider adding additional support to ductwork to reduce movement.
  • Squealing or Screeching Sounds:
    • Cause: A worn-out or slipping belt may be causing these high-pitched noises.
    • Solution: Have a professional technician inspect and replace the belt as needed.
  • Rumbling or Booming Sounds:
    • Cause: Accumulation of dirt or debris in the burners may cause delayed ignition, resulting in these sounds.
    • Solution: Schedule a professional cleaning and inspection of the burners to prevent further issues.
  • Clicking Noises:
    • Cause: Clicking sounds during startup and shutdown are normal, but persistent clicking might indicate an issue with the ignition system.
    • Solution: If the clicking persists or changes, it’s advisable to have a technician assess and address the ignition system.
  • Grinding Sounds:
    • Cause: A malfunctioning blower wheel or motor may produce grinding noises.
    • Solution: Turn off the furnace immediately and seek professional assistance to prevent further damage.

If you’re experiencing any of these noises or others not mentioned, it’s essential to address the issue promptly. Ignoring unusual furnace sounds can lead to more significant problems and potentially costly repairs. Our team is ready to diagnose and resolve any furnace noise concerns you may have—contact us to schedule a thorough inspection.

Why are my lights flickering when my heat pump turns on?

Flickering lights when your heat pump kicks in can be a common occurrence and is usually not a cause for immediate concern. Here’s an explanation of why this might happen:

  • Cause:
    • When a heat pump starts, it requires a sudden surge of electricity to power the compressor and other components. This initial power draw can lead to a temporary drop in voltage on the electrical circuit.
  • Solution:
    • In most cases, occasional light flickering during the heat pump’s startup is normal. However, if you notice persistent or severe flickering, it’s advisable to take the following steps:
      • Check Wiring: Ensure that the wiring connected to the heat pump is properly sized and in good condition.
      • Consult an Electrician: If the issue persists, consult with a licensed electrician to assess your home’s electrical system and determine if any upgrades or adjustments are needed.

When should I consider replacing my HVAC system?

Consider replacing your HVAC system if it’s more than 10-15 years old, requires frequent repairs, or is no longer meeting your heating and cooling needs efficiently. Newer systems are often more energy-efficient.


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“I have worked with Kings Heating for several years. As a property management company business owner, it is really important we have great vendor partners. They are great at communicating and working to fit our homes into their schedule. Their prices are very fair and I highly recommend using them for your HVAC needs.”

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“We had a great experience working with Kings Heating and AC! Front desk and technicians are both friendly, easy going, but professional, knowledgeable and fast. We had our furnace maintenance scheduled and inspected in no time, received notifications during the process and final invoice right after. Too easy! Highly recommended to use for any heating and AC work.”

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“The team at Kings Heating is the one you hope for whenever you’re needing home services! The level of integrity and care they exhibit, unfortunately, seems to be existing less and less these days. Erin, Gary, Michaela, & Brent are nothing short of amazing! Please know that you’ll be in great hands whenever you’re working with Kings.”

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