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

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In Topeka you count on your furnace to keep you comfortable throughout the winter. 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. At the very least, you probably have a dirty air filter, which can obstruct air flow and impact your furnace’s efficiency. It could even create trouble with your furnace’s control switch, which runs furnace operation.

There are a few other reasons you may need a furnace repair. We’ve compiled some symptoms for you to scan for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in an expert, like Custom Sheetmetal & Roofing, Inc., if you see any of these symptoms:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it operating all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem feeble? Indications related to your blower could indicate a bit of a 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 problem with your thermostat. It might be that your furnace is too little for your home. It may even be a difficulty with your gas source or your pilot light, along with other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts working at top volume or producing noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be trouble.
  4. You smell gas. You definitely don’t want to mess around with this one. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace right away and cut off its gas supply. Get around lighting matches or switching on lights until your HVAC technician or your gas company inspects it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Usually this is a clogged condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC professionals to fix.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is increasing, but your usage is not, there could be a series of problems. Your HVAC professional 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 Custom Sheetmetal & Roofing, Inc. at 785-357-6200 when you need to arrange repairs or routine maintenance.

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