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Serving Franklin and Washington Counties since 2012


Premier HVAC Services Blog

Is Your Boiler on the Fritz?

There is nothing worse than turning on your boiler only to discover that it’s not working properly–you need it to keep warm and toasty during these awfully cold Maryland winters.

There are a number of signs that suggest your boiler is in need of repairs. We have listed a number of the major ones for you below. If you notice these signs, remember to call us when for your heating repair in Hagerstown, MD.

Do You Need Repairs?

There are a number of warning signs that suggest your boiler is malfunctioning must have a professional inspect and repair it.

Uneven Heating

You may notice that there are cold spots around your home. If this is the case, it is likely that your boiler is in need of repair. Of course, cold spots can make your home feel quite uncomfortable, especially during a chilly winter evening, and therefore you are going to want to schedule your repairs as soon as possible.

Strange Rumbling Sounds

We understand that a rumbling boiler tank may sound scary, but it is highly unlikely that your boiler is going explode. Often, rumbling sounds suggest that the boiler is overheating. If you hear this rumbling sound, or any other strange sounds coming from your boiler, turn the system off and call us for repairs.


You should never see water coming from the boiler tank or any of its connection points. At the first sign of water leaks, shut off the system and call in a professional to inspect the boiler and find the source and cause of the leak. A leak can lead to a number of other issues, including water damage and reduced energy efficiency.

Foul Smells

Never ignore unfamiliar or unpleasant odors. They could indicate a gas leak, which can be dangerous and therefore needs to be taken care of as soon as possible. Shut off the gas to the boiler first before calling us.

High Utility Bills

We recommend keeping a close eye on your utility bills. If you find that you are paying more and more to keep your home warm and toasty, it is likely that the culprit is a boiler in disrepair. Since you don’t want to pay more than you should for heat, take care of any outstanding repairs ASAP.

Don’t Delay Calling for Repairs

If you suspect your boiler needs to be repaired, never hesitate to contact a team of certified HVAC professionals. Trust us, only a professional has the tools, training, and expertise to safely and correctly handle the complex needs of a boiler system—and get the job done right the first time around.

While there may be plenty of amateurs willing to provide these services for on the cheap, remember that sometimes an attempt to save money can end up costing more in the long run. When it comes to your comfort and your budget, never take risks. Leave the work to us.

Schedule your boiler repairs with the team at Premier HVAC Services. The experience you deserve.

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