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

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In Ridgedale and the Branson area 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 looking at a furnace fix-up visit sooner rather than later. Simply put, you might have a dirty air filter, which can block air flow and influence your furnace’s efficiency. It could even create problems with your furnace’s threshold switch, which controls furnace operation.

There are many other reasons you may require a furnace repair. We’ve compiled some symptoms for you to scan for. The earlier you can call for a heat pump repair, the better. Call in an expert, like Branson HVAC, LLC, if you notice any of these symptoms:

  1. Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it working enough? Is it operating all the time? Is the air blowing through as easily as it should, or does it seem weak? Symptoms related to your blower could signify a slight problem with your air filter or the internal blower.
  2. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you turning up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still chilly? This could be a problem with your thermostat. It may be that your furnace is too little 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 operating loudly or generating noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be a problem.
  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. Get around lighting matches or turning 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 clogged condensation line. This could demand both plumbing and HVAC professionals to repair.
  6. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is rising, 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 symptoms, you’ll know when you need to arrange furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Branson HVAC, LLC at 417-544-4430 or use our online scheduler when you need to arrange repairs or routine maintenance.

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