As soon as you notice a possible sign that your furnace needs repair it is best to have it inspected by a technician from Air Comfort of Kentucky. There are several things that can go wrong with your furnace while some are minor and only cause a mild inconvenience, some can be major and leave you cold and in need of major repairs or even a furnace replacement.
Signs Your Furnace Needs Repairing
- Odd noises
- Higher than normal bill
- Heat not keeping up with thermostat
- Poor airflow
- Odd Noises
Strange noises coming from your furnace is almost always a tell-tale sign something is wrong. No one likes to hear clunks and bangs coming from the furnace. If there a problem with the furnace you will most likely notice that the strange noises are present when the furnace turns on or is running and all is quiet again when it turns off.
If your bill jumps in price, then you know something is not right with your furnace. Especially if you’re not using your furnace a lot but notice an increase in the bill. The broken furnace component is using more energy than usual to run, and this is the cause of the higher bill.
If you have your thermostat set on 70 and it is only 65 in the house, then there is obviously something wrong. The problem could be with the burner, heat exchange, or the ductwork could be blocked in a certain spot preventing the warm air from entering the house. Or, the thermostat could be broken either way a cold house requires attention from an expert especially in the winter.
If the motor or fan on your furnace is broken or in need of some repair, you will notice the amount of heat coming out of the vents is less than normal. Poor air flow could also be caused by a problem in the ductwork.
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Regardless of what tips you off to a possible problem with your furnace, it is best not to ignore it the longer the problem remains the more likely it is to get worse. Air Comfort of Kentucky has been servicing furnaces since 1976 visit our website or give us a call to get your furnace repaired and your home nice and toasty warm again.