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

In Greencastle you depend on your furnace to keep you comfy throughout the chilly time of year. If it’s been a while since you had a regular maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be preparing for furnace repair visit any day. Simply put, you probably have a dirty air filter, which can obstruct air flow and influence your furnace’s performance. It could even create problems with your furnace’s control switch, which controls furnace operation.

There are a lot of other reasons you may call for a furnace repair. We’ve collected some signs for you to search for. The earlier you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in a professional, like Premier HVAC Services LLC, if you note any of these signs:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it running enough? Is it running all the time? Is the air blowing through as freely as it should, or does it seem weak? Symptoms related to your blower could indicate a slight problem with your air filter or the internal blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you ramping up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still cold? This could be a problem 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, among other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts working noisily or generating noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be trouble.
  4. You smell gas. You absolutely don’t want to mess around with this one. If you smell gas, cut off your furnace immediately and shut down its gas supply. Stay clear from lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company checks it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Often times this is a obstructed condensation line. This could demand both plumbing and HVAC professionals to fix.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is climbing, but your usage is not, there could be a series of complications. Your HVAC expert will help find out what’s going wrong.

Now that you’ve read these indicators, you’ll know when you need to setup furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Premier HVAC Services LLC at 717-597-9900 or use our online scheduler when you need to arrange repairs or routine maintenance.