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

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In Hamilton you rely on your furnace to keep you comfortable throughout the chilly time of year. If it’s been a while since you had a standard maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be needing a furnace service visit sooner rather than later. As a minimum, you might have a dirty air filter, which can block air flow and influence your furnace’s performance. It could even create issues with your furnace’s control switch, which works furnace operation.

There are a lot of other reasons you may call for a furnace repair. We’ve compiled some signs for you to search for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in a professional, like Carefree Heating and Cooling, LLC, if you see any of these indicators:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it running all the time? Is the air blowing through as freely as it should, or does it seem tired? Indications related to your blower could indicate a slight problem with your air filter or the interior 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 difficulty 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, 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 trouble.
  4. You smell gas. You certainly don’t want to mess around with this one. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace immediately and turn off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company inspects it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Many times this is a blocked condensation line. This could need both plumbing and HVAC professionals to repair.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is increasing, but your usage is not, there could be a series of complications. Your HVAC technician will help find out what’s going wrong.

Now that you’ve read these symptoms, you’ll know when you need to arrange furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Carefree Heating and Cooling, LLC at 513-275-3601 when you need to setup repairs or routine maintenance.

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