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

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In Saint Peters you count on your furnace to keep you comfortable throughout the winter. If it’s been a while since you had a standard maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be preparing for furnace fix-up visit sooner rather than later. Simply put, you might have a dirty air filter, which can obstruct air flow and effect your furnace’s efficiency. It could even create issues with your furnace’s threshold switch, which works furnace operation.

There are a lot of other reasons you may require a furnace repair. We’ve compiled some indicators for you to scan for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in a pro, like C-N-O Comfort Zone, if you notice any of these indicators:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it operating all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem feeble? Signs related to your blower could signify a slight problem with your air filter or the internal blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you turning up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still chilly? 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 difficulty with your gas source or your pilot light, along with other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts running at top volume or producing noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be an issue.
  4. You smell gas. You certainly don’t want to interfere with this one. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace at once and shut down its gas supply. Get around lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC technician or your gas company looks at it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Often times this is a obstructed condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC professionals to repair.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is rising, but your usage is not, there could be a variation of complications. Your HVAC professional will help find out what’s going wrong.

Now that you’ve read these signs, you’ll know when you need to schedule furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call C-N-O Comfort Zone at 636-578-1777 when you need to setup repairs or regular maintenance.

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