Winter isn’t going anywhere any time soon, which means that we will continue to use our furnaces quite a bit. Your furnace, like any other HVAC system in your home, is going to require repairs from time to time, and this is especially true during the end of the heating season. Even towards the end of the season, it is important to schedule your furnace service in Colorado Springs with a professional.
It is important to be aware of the signs that your furnace is in trouble, as scheduling your repairs at the first sign of a problem is the best way to avoid further issues. So for your convenience, we have listed some of the most common signs that your furnace needs repair down below. Keep reading to learn more.
Schedule Your Repairs If…
You Hear Strange Noises
Your furnace is not inherently noisy. In fact, the only sound you should ever hear from your furnace is the gentle whooshing of air through the vents. So, sounds that resemble banging, screeching, humming, or rattling are definitely a cause for concern. Be sure to contact a professional who can pinpoint the exact source of the sound.
You Notice a Lack of Heat
The primary role of your furnace is to keep you and your family warm and cozy when temperatures outside plummet. So, if you notice that your furnace is not providing enough heat to keep your home warm, it is definitely time for repairs.
Your Furnace Begins Short-Cycling
Short-cycling is a term used to describe when your furnace repeatedly turns on and off multiple times throughout the day. Not only does this put a lot of strain on your system, but it is extremely inefficient. It takes a lot of energy for your furnace to begin the heat cycle, so imagine just how much energy is wasted in when it is constantly doing so? Short-cycling is a symptom of numerous potential issues, so it is important to have your system checked out right away.
You are Paying More for Heat
We always recommend keeping a close eye on your monthly heat bills. A rise in costs suggests that your system has become inefficient, often due to the need for repair. If your monthly heat bills have increased, be sure to contact a professional heating technician right away. Why waste money on wasted energy?
Call in a Professional
If you suspect that you are in need of furnace repairs, be sure to hire a professional HVAC technician. Only a professional has the knowledge, training, and experience to perform complex heating repairs. It is important to schedule your furnace repair at the first sign of a problem in order to prevent it from growing worse, which will ultimately lead to a costlier repair bill.
Of course, there are going to be plenty of amateurs willing to service your system. But sometimes an attempt to save you money can end up costing you much more in the long run.
To schedule your furnace repair, contact the team at Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning.