How to Know When It’s Time for a Furnace Repair 02/16/2018In Richardson you rely on your furnace to keep you warm throughout the winter. If it’s been a while since you had a standard maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be preparing for furnace fix-up visit in the near future. As a minimum, you could have a dirty air filter, which can block air flow and effect your furnace’s efficiency. It could even cause trouble with your furnace’s limit switch, which runs furnace operation. There are a lot of other reasons you may require a furnace repair. We’ve compiled some signs for you to look for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in a pro, like Hammack Service Company, if you see any of these signs: Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it working all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem weak? Indications related to your blower could suggest a slight problem with your air filter or the interior blower. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you ramping up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still cool? This could be a difficulty with your thermostat. It may be that your furnace is too little for your home. It may even be a difficulty with your gas source or your pilot light, among other things. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts working 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 mess around with this one. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace right away and cut off its gas supply. Stay clear from lighting matches or changing on lights until your HVAC technician or your gas company looks at it. You find water pooling around your furnace. Often times this is a blocked condensation line. This could demand both plumbing and HVAC experts to solve. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is increasing, but your usage is not, there could be a series of issues. 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 arrange furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Hammack Service Company at 972-669-9192 or use our online scheduler when you need to setup repairs or annual maintenance.