How to Know When It’s Time for a Furnace Repair 02/16/2018In Odessa you depend on your furnace to keep you comfy throughout the chilly time of year. If it’s been a while since you had a regular maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be looking at a furnace fix-up visit in the near future. As a minimum, you could have a dirty air filter, which can obstruct air flow and impact your furnace’s efficiency. It could even create trouble with your furnace’s limit switch, which works furnace operation. There are a few other reasons you may need a furnace repair. We’ve collected some symptoms for you to scan for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in a pro, like Redhawk Heating & Air Conditioning, if you note any of these symptoms: Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it operating all the time? Is the air blowing through as freely as it should, or does it seem feeble? Symptoms related to your blower could suggest a slight problem with your air filter or the interior blower. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you hiking up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still cold? This could be a problem with your thermostat. It may be that your furnace is too little for your home. It may even be a difficulty with your gas source or your pilot light, among other things. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts running at top volume or producing noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be an issue. You smell gas. You definitely don’t want to interfere with this one. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace at once and cut off its gas supply. Stay clear from lighting matches or switching on lights until your HVAC pro or your gas company looks at it. You find water pooling around your furnace. Often times this is a obstructed condensation line. This could need both plumbing and HVAC professionals to fix. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is rising, but your usage is not, there could be a series of complications. Your HVAC technician will help find out what’s going wrong. Now that you’ve read these symptoms, you’ll know when you need to arrange furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Redhawk Heating & Air Conditioning at 432-333-2208 or use our online scheduler when you need to arrange repairs or regular maintenance.