How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 In Kearney you rely on your furnace to keep you warm throughout the winter. If it’s been a while since you had a standard maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be needing a furnace service visit any day. As a minimum, you probably have a dirty air filter, which can impede air flow and influence your furnace’s efficiency. It could even cause issues with your furnace’s control switch, which controls furnace operation. There are a lot of other reasons you may call for a furnace repair. We’ve collected some signs for you to look for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in an expert, like Thurston Heating & Air Conditioning, if you see any of these indicators: 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 liberally as it should, or does it seem tired? Symptoms related to your blower could indicate a slight problem with your air filter or the interior blower. 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 difficulty with your thermostat. It could be that your furnace is too little for your home. It may even be a problem with your gas source or your pilot light, amid other things. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts working noisily or generating noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be trouble. You smell gas. You certainly don’t want to mess around with this one. If you smell gas, turn off your furnace at once and turn off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC pro or your gas company looks at it. You find water pooling around your furnace. Often times this is a blocked condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC experts to repair. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is climbing, but your usage is not, there could be a variation of problems. 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 Thurston Heating & Air Conditioning at 308-624-3485 when you need to schedule repairs or routine maintenance.