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

In Denver you count on your furnace to keep you comfy throughout the colder months. If it’s been a while since you had a routine maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be preparing for furnace repair visit any day. As a minimum, you might have a dirty air filter, which can impede air flow and impact your furnace’s efficiency. It could even produce problems with your furnace’s control switch, which runs furnace operation.

There are a few other reasons you may call for a furnace repair. We’ve collected some symptoms for you to scan for. The earlier you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in an expert, like Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc., if you see any of these symptoms:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it operating all the time? Is the air blowing through as freely as it should, or does it seem weak? Indications related to your blower could signify a bit of a problem with your air filter or the interior blower.
  2. 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 could be that your furnace is too little for your home. It may even be a difficulty with your gas source or your pilot light, amid other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts working at top volume or producing noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be trouble.
  4. You smell gas. You definitely don’t want to meddle with this one. If you smell gas, cut off your furnace right away and cut off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC pro or your gas company looks at it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Usually this is a clogged condensation line. This could demand both plumbing and HVAC pros 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 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 Northglenn Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. at 303-452-4146 or use our online scheduler when you need to arrange repairs or regular maintenance.