Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Furnace Repair’

How Prompt Repairs Keep Your Furnace Running Safely

Monday, November 16th, 2020

furnace-isolated-whiteOne of the big concerns we have as a company offering furnace repair in Colorado Springs, CO is ensuring the safety of our customers. The majority of homes in Colorado Springs use gas furnaces to stay warm during the intense, long winters, and a gas furnace that is in poor repair can create carbon monoxide dangers to a household that are potentially lethal. We take this seriously, and since 1970 we’ve helped our customers receive the service that will not only keep the heat on, but will keep health hazards away.

Of course, we can’t come to help you until you call to tell us you have issues with your furnace. We cannot emphasize enough the importance of moving fast to have furnace repairs done when anything isn’t working properly. Even a seemingly small concern with the furnace may become a safety hazard. Below are the ways fast repairs translate to a safer furnace.

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Important Gas Furnace Safety Reminders for the Upcoming Winter

Monday, October 19th, 2020

natural-gas-furnaceMany people enjoy winter weather, but staying safe through the season still requires having a central heating system in a house. For most families in Colorado Springs, the heater that keeps them warm and safe through the winter is a gas furnace.

Gas furnaces come with their own safety cautions. We want to stress with our customers that gas furnaces are not inherently dangerous. If they were, they would never be allowed in homes at all. But if neglected or used incorrectly, a gas furnace can create deadly combustion and carbon monoxide dangers. Unfortunately, every year someone in Colorado Springs dies due to carbon monoxide poisoning. These tragedies are preventable if you take the right safety precautions.

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Your Noisy Furnace is Trying to Tell You Something

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Has your furnace been rather chatty lately? If so, it is probably trying to tell you something. See, a noisy furnace often suggests that there is a problem somewhere in the system, so it is quite important that you don’t ignore it.

There are a number of sounds you don’t want to hear coming from your furnace, and below, we have outlined some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more! So, what are you waiting for? Click “Continue Reading” and remember to contact our team when you need furnace repair in Colorado Springs.

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Wait, Does My Furnace Need Repairs, Replacement, or Maintenance?

Monday, October 7th, 2019

question-mark-blueIt can definitely be pretty confusing—just how exactly do you know what your furnace needs at the start of the heating season? Of course, you want to make sure that your furnace is fully equipped and prepared to keep you and your family warm and toasty all winter long, so what do you do?

Well, for one, keep reading this blog! We’ve provided a sort-of quick-guide to the types of services your furnace may need and when! All you’ve got to do is click “read more” to learn more! (oh, and of course, remember to contact our team for your furnace services in Colorado Springs!)

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Is Your Furnace in Trouble?

Monday, March 11th, 2019

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. 

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Avoid CO Leaks with Regular Furnace Maintenance

Monday, January 14th, 2019

As a homeowner, you likely prioritize safety, both for yourself and your family. If you use a gas-powered furnace to heat your home in the winter, you should be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide. But, don’t worry just yet. Your furnace is not inherently dangerous, and hazardous leaks can be avoided altogether as long as you remain proactive.

Scheduling regular maintenance services is the best way to ensure that your heater is operating safely and efficiently. In today’s blog, we will discuss the importance of regular maintenance and how it will help you avoid carbon monoxide. Keep reading below to learn more. 

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When to Be Concerned About Your Furnace

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

hello-winterNothing would make us happier than to tell you that we can install a furnace and, with our careful care and maintenance offerings, keep it from ever running into operational problems. This is just not the reality of the situation, though. The fact is that you will need furnace repair in Colorado Springs, CO, at some point. It may not be precisely when you expect it, though. Some problems are not as major as they may seem.

Now, that being said, we’ve repaired plenty of furnaces that suffered serious damages because the owner of that furnace managed to downplay the nature of the problem so much. You want to strike a happy medium, where you’re not freaking out about problems with easy fixes but not misjudging those problems that could lead to serious trouble. It can be trickier than it sounds, though. That’s why we’ve put together a basic primer of when to be worried about your furnace.

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All About Your Furnace’s Safety Switches

Monday, January 1st, 2018

natural-gas-furnaceFurnaces of the past had a lot of issues in terms of home safety. Unfortunately, it was once all-too-common for a fire to break out due to a furnace malfunction, or a carbon monoxide leak to make people ill. Today, as you might expect, modern engineering has led to a much safer furnace.

Remember that anytime natural gas is used in an ignition system, there is a risk associated. However, modern safety switches within furnaces make it far less likely that something like an explosion or leak could occur. Combine this with routine professional inspections of your heater, and you can feel at ease. Read on to learn more about the switches inside your gas furnace that keep you safe and protect the system.

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Check Your Heating System Early On

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Mug-woman-floorYou don’t always know something is wrong with a system or a part of your property until it’s too late. For example, you might not know a tire has gone bad until it blows out while driving. You may not realize the roof is developing a leak until it rains. These are things you want to prevent as much as possible, and for the most part, you can. Most people take their cars into the mechanic for regular inspections and tune-ups and many clean out their gutters while checking for leaks in the spring and before storms.

All of the investments within your home deserve the same level of care. When you have a heating system, you may assume it’s working properly if it was running just fine last year. But as with a leaky roof or a worn-down tire, sometimes you cannot tell until something goes wrong. That’s just one of the reasons it’s so important to check your furnace early on in the season.

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What to Check before Calling for Furnace Repair

Monday, March 13th, 2017

servicing-gas-furnaceOur technicians are always happy to help when someone in our service area needs furnace repair. But sometimes, we get calls from homeowners who, quite frankly, could’ve saved themselves the trouble!

It’s so important to call a technician as early as possible for heating repair. That way, you can feel confident that you’re paying as little as possible to repair the issue, since it will not have a chance to get any worse. Before you call a qualified HVAC professional, though, there are a few things you may want to check, depending on whether the system has broken down completely or if you’re just experiencing some problems here and there.

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