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

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In Hudsonville you depend on your furnace to keep you warm 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 service visit any day. As a minimum, you might have a dirty air filter, which can impede air flow and effect your furnace’s execution. It could even cause issues 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 indicators for you to scan for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in an expert, like West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services, if you notice any of these indicators:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it working enough? Is it running all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem feeble? Symptoms related to your blower could suggest a bit of a problem with your air filter or the internal blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you ramping up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still chilly? 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 issue with your gas source or your pilot light, amid other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts running loudly or producing noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be a problem.
  4. You smell gas. You absolutely don’t want to meddle with this one. If you smell gas, turn off your furnace immediately and cut off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or switching on lights until your HVAC technician or your gas company checks it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Usually this is a blocked condensation line. This could need both plumbing and HVAC professionals to solve.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is rising, but your usage is not, there could be a series of issues. Your HVAC expert 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 West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services at 616-669-3961 when you need to schedule repairs or regular maintenance.

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