5 Signs You Need Furnace Repair

Technician inspecting furnace
Your furnace will let you know when it needs servicing. If your furnace needs to be serviced there will be a number of telltale signs. Taking immediate action when these signs begin to appear can prolong the life of your furnace and keep the cost of using it as low as possible.

Service The Furnace Regularly

Few things are as frustrating and inconvenient as having your furnace break down during freezing weather conditions. Regular maintenance services by licensed, experienced technicians like those at Aire Serv can help prevent this, prolong the life of your furnace and keep it working at optimal efficiency. If there's something wrong with your furnace, it will begin showing signs. As soon as your furnace shows signs of breaking down, call in a technician to service it right away. The following are some signs of impending furnace trouble.

1. Poor Air Flow

If volume of air flowing out of your vents is suddenly reduced significantly, you may have a dirty filter, blockages in your ventilation system, or an accumulation dust and debris in the furnace. Left unaddressed, this could lead to high heating costs and bigger problems.

2. Higher Energy Bills

Your energy bill suddenly increasing or fluctuating is another sign your furnace is running inefficiently. This may mean the furnace is malfunctioning and in need of maintenance or repair. If you haven't increased your energy consumption through the use of another appliance, have your furnace checked.

3. Furnace Making Loud or Unusual Sounds

If you hear banging, clanking, or and other unusual sounds coming from your furnace, have it checked immediately. Those sounds could indicate a problem with components in the furnace and continuing to use it without having it checked could be destructive and dangerous.

4. Strange Smells

If strange smells start coming from you furnace, it is a sign there could be a serious problem. It could be accumulated dust being burnt up or it could be a part or something foreign in the furnace burning. As soon as the furnace starts to gives off strange odors, call in an expert.

5. Malfunctioning Thermostat

Should your thermostat start displaying inaccurate temperature readings or become slow to respond when you change the settings, it can be a sign of an electrical problem. Contact certified professionals like the people at Aire Serv. We can quickly identify and repair the problem.

Our team is dedicated to making sure you are the most comfortable in your home. Trust us to put your needs first and work to get everything done correctly when you need it most.

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