How to Know When It’s Time for a Furnace Repair

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In Wharton you depend on your furnace to keep you comfortable 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 preparing for furnace service visit in the near future. As a minimum, you could have a dirty air filter, which can block air flow and impact your furnace’s performance. It could even create trouble with your furnace’s control switch, which controls furnace operation.

There are a lot of other reasons you may need a furnace repair. We’ve collected some indicators for you to look for. The earlier you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in a professional, like Faust Air Conditioning and Heating, if you note any of these symptoms:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it working all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem feeble? Indications related to your blower could indicate a minor problem with your air filter or the interior blower.
  2. 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 difficulty with your thermostat. It might be that your furnace is too little for your home. It may even be a difficulty with your gas source or your pilot light, amid other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts operating noisily or generating noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be trouble.
  4. You smell gas. You absolutely don’t want to interfere with this one. If you smell gas, cut off your furnace right away and cut off its gas supply. Stay clear from lighting matches or changing on lights until your HVAC pro or your gas company inspects it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Often times this is a clogged condensation line. This could need both plumbing and HVAC pros to fix.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is rising, but your usage is not, there could be a variation of issues. Your HVAC expert will help find out what’s going wrong.

Now that you’ve read these indicators, you’ll know when you need to schedule furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Faust Air Conditioning and Heating at 979-532-2511 or use our online scheduler when you need to setup repairs or regular maintenance.

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