How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 In Heflin you count on your furnace to keep you comfortable throughout the colder months. If it’s been a while since you had a regular maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be looking at a furnace fix-up 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 issues with your furnace’s control switch, which works furnace operation. There are a few other reasons you may require a furnace repair. We’ve assembled some symptoms for you to look for. The earlier you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in a professional, like Bain Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc, if you see any of these symptoms: 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. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you turning up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still cool? This could be a issue with your thermostat. It could 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. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts working loudly or producing noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be trouble. You smell gas. You definitely don’t want to mess around with this one. If you smell gas, turn 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. You find water pooling around your furnace. Many times this is a clogged condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC professionals to solve. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is climbing, but your usage is not, there could be a variation of issues. Your HVAC professional 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 Bain Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc at 256-270-1196 when you need to schedule repairs or routine maintenance.