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

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In the Upper Rio Grande Valley you rely on your furnace to keep you comfortable 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 fix-up visit in the near future. At the very least, you might have a dirty air filter, which can block air flow and influence your furnace’s performance. It could even produce trouble with your furnace’s limit switch, which works furnace operation.

There are a lot of other reasons you may call for a furnace repair. We’ve assembled some symptoms for you to search for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in a professional, like Cytech Heating & Cooling, if you notice any of these signs:

  1. 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 tired? Indications related to your blower could signify a minor problem with your air filter or the interior blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you turning up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still cold? This could be a difficulty with your thermostat. It could be that your furnace is too small for your home. It may even be a issue with your gas source or your pilot light, along with other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts running at top volume or generating 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, shut down your furnace at once and turn off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC technician or your gas company inspects it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Often times this is a clogged condensation line. This could need both plumbing and HVAC professionals to repair.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is climbing, but your usage is not, there could be a number of problems. Your HVAC professional will help find out what’s going wrong.

Now that you’ve read these indicators, you’ll know when you need to arrange furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Cytech Heating & Cooling at 956-630-3522 or use our online scheduler when you need to schedule repairs or regular maintenance.

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