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

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In Dallas you depend on your furnace to keep you comfortable throughout the colder months. 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 any day. As a minimum, you could have a dirty air filter, which can impede air flow and impact your furnace’s performance. It could even cause issues with your furnace’s limit switch, which controls furnace operation.

There are many other reasons you may need a furnace repair. We’ve assembled some signs for you to scan for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in a professional, like Tri County Air Care LLC, if you note any of these symptoms:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it running enough? Is it working all the time? Is the air blowing through as freely as it should, or does it seem feeble? Signs related to your blower could indicate a minor problem with your air filter or the indoor blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you ramping up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still chilly? This could be a issue with your thermostat. It may be that your furnace is too little for your home. It may even be a problem with your gas source or your pilot light, along with other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts operating 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, turn off your furnace immediately and shut down its gas supply. Stay clear from lighting matches or changing on lights until your HVAC pro or your gas company looks at it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Usually this is a obstructed condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC pros to fix.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is climbing, but your usage is not, there could be a series of issues. Your HVAC technician 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 Tri County Air Care LLC at 469-617-3437 or use our online scheduler when you need to arrange repairs or routine maintenance.

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