How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 In Holdrege you rely 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 needing a furnace fix-up visit any day. At the very least, you could have a dirty air filter, which can impede air flow and effect your furnace’s efficiency. It could even create problems with your furnace’s threshold switch, which controls furnace operation. There are a lot of other reasons you may call for a furnace repair. We’ve compiled some symptoms for you to scan for. The earlier you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in a pro, like Durable Service , if you notice any of these signs: Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it working enough? Is it working all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem weak? Symptoms related to your blower could suggest a bit of a problem with your air filter or the internal 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 issue with your thermostat. It could be that your furnace is too small for your home. It may even be a difficulty with your gas source or your pilot light, amid other things. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts running at top volume or producing noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be a problem. You smell gas. You certainly don’t want to meddle with this one. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace immediately and shut down its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company inspects it. You find water pooling around your furnace. Many times this is a clogged condensation line. This could demand both plumbing and HVAC pros to repair. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is increasing, but your usage is not, there could be a number of problems. Your HVAC technician will help find out what’s going wrong. Now that you’ve read these signs, you’ll know when you need to arrange furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Durable Service at 308-995-8177 when you need to arrange repairs or regular maintenance.