How to Know When It’s Time for a Furnace Repair

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In Madera you depend on your furnace to keep you comfy throughout the colder months. If it’s been a while since you had a standard maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be preparing for furnace service visit in the near future. Simply put, you might have a dirty air filter, which can impede air flow and effect your furnace’s efficiency. It could even cause trouble with your furnace’s limit switch, which runs furnace operation.

There are many other reasons you may call for a furnace repair. We’ve collected some symptoms for you to search for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in an expert, like Brian’s Heating & Cooling, Inc., if you see any of these symptoms:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it working enough? Is it running all the time? Is the air blowing through as liberally as it should, or does it seem feeble? Signs related to your blower could suggest a bit of a problem with your air filter or the indoor blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you hiking up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still cold? This could be a difficulty with your thermostat. It might be that your furnace is too small for your home. It may even be a issue with your gas source or your pilot light, amid other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts working noisily or making noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be a problem.
  4. You smell gas. You absolutely don’t want to interfere with this one. If you smell gas, turn off your furnace at once and turn off its gas supply. Get around lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC pro or your gas company checks it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Many times this is a obstructed condensation line. This could need both plumbing and HVAC professionals to solve.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is climbing, but your usage is not, there could be a series of problems. Your HVAC technician will help find out what’s going wrong.

Now that you’ve read these symptoms, you’ll know when you need to schedule furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Brian’s Heating & Cooling, Inc. at 559-900-1170 when you need to schedule repairs or annual maintenance.

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