How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 In Genoa 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 standard maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be looking at a furnace fix-up visit sooner rather than later. At the very least, you could have a dirty air filter, which can block air flow and effect your furnace’s execution. It could even create trouble with your furnace’s threshold switch, which works furnace operation. There are a few other reasons you may require a furnace repair. We’ve compiled some signs for you to scan for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in a pro, like Assured Appliance and Heating & Air, if you note any of these symptoms: Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it running enough? Is it operating all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem weak? Indications related to your blower could signify a slight problem with your air filter or the indoor blower. 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 issue with your thermostat. It may be that your furnace is too small for your home. It may even be a issue with your gas source or your pilot light, amid other things. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts operating at top volume or making noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be trouble. You smell gas. You certainly don’t want to interfere with this one. If you smell gas, cut off your furnace immediately and turn off its gas supply. Get around lighting matches or switching on lights until your HVAC technician or your gas company inspects it. You find water pooling around your furnace. Usually this is a clogged condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC pros to repair. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is increasing, but your usage is not, there could be a variation of problems. 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 schedule furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Assured Appliance and Heating & Air at 847-306-8990 when you need to schedule repairs or annual maintenance.