How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair

When it’s cold in South Beloit and Belvidere you depend on your furnace to keep you cozy. If it’s been too long since your system had maintenance, you could have a furnace repair soon in your future. Even if your system looks to be running well, you may need to clean or replace your air filter. A dustry air filter can stop air flow, impact your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.

There are different reasons you may need a furnace repair. The quicker you can schedule a furnace repair, the better. If you notice any of the following evidence, call in an expert, like Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc..

1. Your furnace is loud. You might have a problem if your furnace has begun running loudly or making noises that are unfamiliar.
2. Your blower isn’t operating properly. Is it running for the right amount of time? Is it running without stopping? Does the air flow seem weak? You might have something wrong with your air filter or furnace blower.
3. Your home isn’t heating thoroughly. Have you increased the temperature again and again but haven’t noticed it feeling any warmer? This could suggest a few specific problems. It could be a problem with your thermostat. It may be a problem with your gas source or pilot light. It could even be that your furnace isn’t correctly sized for your space.
4. Your electric bill keeps increasing. Your usage isn’t changing but your bill keeps growing. This could point to several different problems. Your HVAC expert will help sort out what’s going awry.
5. You smell gas. This is critical. If you smell gas, turn off your furnace at once and cut 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 collecting around your furnace. This is usually a clogged condensation line. It might demand both plumbing and HVAC experts to fix.

You’ll know when you have to schedule furnace repair now that you’re familiar with these common symptoms. The experts at Fleming Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.
 
 
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