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

In Rock Hill you depend on your furnace to keep you comfy throughout the chilly time of year. If it’s been a while since you had a standard maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be looking at a furnace service visit sooner rather than later. At the very least, you probably have a dirty air filter, which can obstruct air flow and influence your furnace’s performance. It could even create trouble with your furnace’s control switch, which runs furnace operation.

There are many other reasons you may need a furnace repair. We’ve collected some symptoms for you to look for. The earlier you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in a pro, like US Air Heating and Cooling, if you note any of these signs:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it running enough? Is it working all the time? Is the air blowing through as liberally as it should, or does it seem tired? Indications related to your blower could indicate a minor problem with your air filter or the indoor blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you hiking up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still cold? This could be a problem with your thermostat. It might be that your furnace is too little for your home. It may even be a issue with your gas source or your pilot light, amid other things.
  3. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts working loudly 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, cut off your furnace right away and cut off its gas supply. Stay clear from lighting matches or switching on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company looks at it.
  5. You find water pooling around your furnace. Often times this is a blocked condensation line. This could need both plumbing and HVAC experts to solve.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is rising, but your usage is not, there could be a variation of complications. Your HVAC expert 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 US Air Heating and Cooling at 803-980-4328 or use our online scheduler when you need to setup repairs or routine maintenance.