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

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In Macon you rely on your furnace to keep you warm throughout the winter. If it’s been a while since you had a regular maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be needing a furnace repair visit sooner rather than later. Simply put, you probably have a dirty air filter, which can block air flow and impact your furnace’s efficiency. It could even produce problems with your furnace’s control switch, which controls furnace operation.

There are a lot of other reasons you may need a furnace repair. We’ve compiled some symptoms for you to look for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in a professional, like Air Temperature Control, if you see any of these signs:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it working enough? Is it working all the time? Is the air blowing through as freely as it should, or does it seem feeble? Signs related to your blower could signify a minor problem with your air filter or the indoor blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you turning up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still cold? This could be a problem with your thermostat. It might be that your furnace is too little for your home. It may even be a issue 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 generating noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be an issue.
  4. You smell gas. You absolutely don’t want to meddle with this one. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace immediately and shut down its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company looks at it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Many times this is a obstructed condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC professionals to solve.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is rising, but your usage is not, there could be a series of complications. Your HVAC expert will help find out what’s going wrong.

Now that you’ve read these symptoms, you’ll know when you need to setup furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Air Temperature Control at 478-784-1109 or use our online scheduler when you need to arrange repairs or regular maintenance.

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