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

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In Plover you count on your furnace to keep you warm throughout the winter. If it’s been a while since you had a routine maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be preparing for furnace repair visit sooner rather than later. At the very least, you might have a dirty air filter, which can block air flow and impact your furnace’s execution. It could even cause problems with your furnace’s limit switch, which runs furnace operation.

There are a lot of other reasons you may need a furnace repair. We’ve collected some signs for you to look for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in a pro, like Point Heating & Cooling, if you see any of these indicators:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it working enough? Is it running all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem weak? Symptoms related to your blower could signify a slight problem with your air filter or the indoor blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you hiking up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still chilly? This could be a issue with your thermostat. It might be that your furnace is too undersized for your home. It may even be a problem with your gas source or your pilot light, amid other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts running at top volume or producing noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be a problem.
  4. You smell gas. You absolutely don’t want to interfere with this one. If you smell gas, cut off your furnace immediately and cut off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or switching 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 obstructed condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC experts to repair.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is climbing, but your usage is not, there could be a number of problems. Your HVAC professional will help find out what’s going wrong.

Now that you’ve read these signs, you’ll know when you need to schedule furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Point Heating & Cooling at 715-345-1979 when you need to schedule repairs or routine maintenance.

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