How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair

When it’s frigid in Macon you need your furnace to keep you comfortable. If it’s been a while since your system had maintenance, you may have a furnace repair appointment in your future. Even if your system appears to be operating well, you likely need to clean or replace your air filter. A dirty air filter can block air flow, impact your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.

There are different reasons you might require a furnace repair. The more promptly you can call for a furnace repair, the better. If you observe any of the following symptoms, call in an expert, like Air Temperature Control.

1. Your furnace is loud. You may have a problem if your furnace starts running loudly or making noises you’re not used to hearing.
2. Your blower isn’t operating properly. Is it running enough? Is it running without stopping? Does the air flow seem faint? You might have an issue with your air filter or furnace blower.
3. Your home isn’t heating up enough. Have you raised the temperature again and again but don’t feel like the temperature is what it should be? This could suggest a few different problems. It could be an issue with your thermostat. It may be a problem with your gas source or pilot light. It could even be that your furnace isn’t large enough for your home.
4. Your utility bill keeps growing. Your usage is stable but your bill keeps growing. This could point to a few different problems. Your HVAC technician will help sort out what’s going wrong.
5. You smell gas. This is critical. If you smell gas, turn off your furnace right away and close off its gas supply. Keep lights off and don’t use matches until your HVAC expert or your gas company has a chance to inspect it.
6. You find water pooling around your furnace. This is usually a clogged condensation line. It could require both plumbing and HVAC professionals to remedy.

You’ll know when you have to schedule furnace repair now that you’re aware of these common symptoms. The team at Air Temperature Control will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.
 
 
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