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

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In Brandon you count on your furnace to keep you warm 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 repair visit in the near future. Simply put, you probably have a dirty air filter, which can impede air flow and effect your furnace’s execution. It could even create issues with your furnace’s limit switch, which works furnace operation.

There are a lot of other reasons you may call for a furnace repair. We’ve assembled some signs for you to search for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in an expert, like Brandon Heating and Plumbing (1998) Ltd., if you notice any of these symptoms:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it running enough? Is it working all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem weak? Indications related to your blower could indicate a bit of a problem with your air filter or the internal blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you ramping up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still chilly? This could be a difficulty with your thermostat. It could be that your furnace is too undersized for your home. It may even be a difficulty with your gas source or your pilot light, among other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts running noisily or generating noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be trouble.
  4. You smell gas. You certainly don’t want to meddle with this one. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace immediately and turn off its gas supply. Get around lighting matches or changing on lights until your HVAC technician or your gas company checks it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Many times this is a clogged condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC pros to solve.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is increasing, 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 arrange furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Brandon Heating and Plumbing (1998) Ltd. at 204-728-0180 when you need to setup repairs or regular maintenance.

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