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

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In Moline you rely on your furnace to keep you comfortable throughout the winter. 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 any day. At the very least, you could have a dirty air filter, which can block air flow and effect your furnace’s execution. It could even cause issues with your furnace’s threshold switch, which runs furnace operation.

There are a few other reasons you may require a furnace repair. We’ve compiled some indicators for you to scan for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in an expert, like J.L. Brady Company LLC, if you note any of these indicators:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it operating enough? Is it running all the time? Is the air blowing through as freely as it should, or does it seem weak? Indications related to your blower could indicate a bit of a problem with your air filter or the internal blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you hiking up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still chilly? This could be a issue with your thermostat. It may be that your furnace is too small for your home. It may even be a difficulty with your gas source or your pilot light, among other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts running noisily or generating noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be a problem.
  4. You smell gas. You absolutely don’t want to interfere with this one. If you smell gas, turn off your furnace immediately and turn off its gas supply. Stay clear from 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 blocked condensation line. This could demand both plumbing and HVAC pros to repair.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is rising, but your usage is not, there could be a variation of issues. 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 setup furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call J.L. Brady Company LLC at 309-517-7511 or use our online scheduler when you need to schedule repairs or annual maintenance.

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