How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 When it’s frigid in Wharton you depend on your furnace to keep you warm. 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 seems to be working well, you likely 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 different reasons you might need a furnace repair. The quicker you can schedule a furnace repair, the better. If you observe any of the following signs, call in an expert, like Faust Air Conditioning and Heating.1. Your furnace is loud. 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 enough? Is it running without stopping? Does the air flow seem faint? You might have something wrong 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 specific problems. It could be a problem with your thermostat. It may be an issue with your gas source or pilot light. It could even be that your furnace isn’t big enough for your house. 4. Your monthly bill keeps growing. Your usage isn’t changing but your bill keeps climbing. This could indicate several different problems. Your HVAC professional will help figure out what’s going wrong. 5. You smell gas. This is important. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace at once and close off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company has a chance to inspect your system. 6. You find water collecting around your furnace. This is the result of a clogged condensation line. It may need both plumbing and HVAC experts to remedy. You’ll know when you need to schedule furnace repair now that you’re familiar with these common symptoms. The experts at Faust Air Conditioning and Heating will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.