How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair

When it’s cold in West Valley City you need 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 looks to be operating well, you likely need to clean or replace your air filter. An old air filter can impede air flow, hurt your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.

There are plenty of reasons you might need a furnace repair. The sooner you can reach out for a furnace repair, the better. If you notice any of the following signs, call in an expert, like Select Comfort System Heating & Air Conditioning.

1. Your furnace is loud. You could 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 weak? You could have a problem with your air filter or furnace blower.
3. Your home isn’t heating thoroughly. Have you increased the temperature again and again but haven’t noticed it feeling any warmer? 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 electric bill keeps increasing. Your usage is stable but your bill keeps increasing. This could point to a few 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 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 collecting around your furnace. This is usually a clogged condensation line. It might demand both plumbing and HVAC experts to remedy.

You’ll know when you have to schedule furnace repair now that you’re familiar with these common symptoms. The experts at Select Comfort System 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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