How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair

When it’s chilly in Augusta you depend on your furnace to keep you comfortable. If it’s been a while since your system had maintenance, you may have a furnace repair soon in your future. Even if your system seems to be running well, you probably need to clean or replace your air filter. A dirty air filter can block air flow, decrease your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.

There are plenty of reasons you may need a furnace repair. The sooner you can call for a furnace repair, the better. If you notice any of the following signs, call in an expert, like McCune Heating & Cooling.

1. Your furnace is making a lot of noise. You could have a problem if your furnace starts running loudly or making noises you’re not used to hearing.
2. Your blower isn’t operating correctly. Is it running for the right amount of time? Is it running endlessly? Does the air flow seem faint? You might have an issue with your air filter or furnace blower.
3. Your home isn’t heating thoroughly. Have you increased the temperature again and again but aren’t feeling any difference? This could suggest a few particular 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 large enough for your home.
4. Your utility bill keeps climbing. Your usage is stable but your bill keeps growing. This could point to a few different problems. Your HVAC technician will help figure out what’s going amiss.
5. You smell gas. This is critical. If you smell gas, shut down 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 your furnace.
6. You find water pooling around your furnace. This is the result of a clogged condensation line. It could require both plumbing and HVAC experts to fix.

You’ll know when you need to schedule furnace repair now that you’re knowledgeable about these common symptoms. The pros at McCune Heating & Cooling will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.
 
 
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