How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 In Saint Marys you depend on your furnace to keep you warm throughout the colder months. If it’s been a while since you had a routine maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be looking at a furnace fix-up visit in the near future. As a minimum, you could have a dirty air filter, which can block air flow and influence your furnace’s execution. It could even cause trouble with your furnace’s control switch, which controls furnace operation. There are a lot of other reasons you may require a furnace repair. We’ve assembled some signs for you to scan for. The earlier you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in an expert, like Turner Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning, if you see any of these signs: 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 freely as it should, or does it seem tired? Symptoms related to your blower could indicate a minor problem with your air filter or the internal blower. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you hiking up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still cold? This could be a problem with your thermostat. It might 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 working noisily or making noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be an issue. You smell gas. You definitely don’t want to meddle with this one. If you smell gas, cut off your furnace immediately and turn off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or changing on lights until your HVAC technician or your gas company checks it. You find water pooling around your furnace. Often times this is a blocked condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC professionals to fix. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is climbing, 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 signs, you’ll know when you need to schedule furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Turner Brothers Heating & Air Conditioning at 912-208-2470 when you need to setup repairs or annual maintenance.