How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair

When it’s frigid in Odessa you depend on your furnace to keep you comfortable. If it’s been some time since your system had maintenance, you could have a furnace repair soon in your future. Even if your system appears to be working well, you may need to clean or replace your air filter. An old air filter can stop air flow, decrease your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.

There are quite a few reasons you might require 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 Redhawk Heating & Air Conditioning.

1. Your furnace is making a lot of noise. You may have a problem if your furnace is running loudly or making noises that are unfamiliar.
2. Your blower isn’t operating properly. Is it running for enough time? Is it running without stopping? Does the air flow seem less powerful? You could have something wrong with your air filter or furnace blower.
3. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Have you increased the temperature again and again but don’t feel like the temperature is what it should be? This could signal a few different problems. It could be an issue with your thermostat. It may be an issue with your gas source or pilot light. It could even be that your furnace isn’t correctly sized for your house.
4. Your monthly bill keeps increasing. Your usage is stable but your bill keeps growing. This could signal a few different problems. Your HVAC professional will help find out what’s going wrong.
5. You smell gas. This is critical. If you smell gas, stop your furnace right away and shut off its gas supply. Don’t light any matches or turn on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company has a chance to inspect it.
6. You find water gathering around your furnace. This is the result of a clogged condensation line. It may need both plumbing and HVAC technicians to fix.

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