How to Know When It’s Time for a Furnace Repair 02/16/2018In York you count on your furnace to keep you warm throughout the chilly time of year. If it’s been a while since you had a regular maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be looking at a furnace fix-up visit any day. As a minimum, you might have a dirty air filter, which can impede air flow and influence your furnace’s efficiency. It could even create issues with your furnace’s control switch, which works furnace operation. There are a lot of other reasons you may require a furnace repair. We’ve collected some signs for you to look for. The earlier you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in a professional, like Strine's Heating & A/C Inc, if you note any of these symptoms: 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 feeble? Symptoms related to your blower could suggest a slight problem with your air filter or the indoor blower. 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 issue with your thermostat. It might be that your furnace is too undersized for your home. It may even be a difficulty with your gas source or your pilot light, amid other things. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts working at top volume or making noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be an issue. You smell gas. You definitely don’t want to meddle with this one. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace at once and cut off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company looks at it. You find water pooling around your furnace. Many times this is a obstructed condensation line. This could need both plumbing and HVAC pros to repair. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is rising, but your usage is not, there could be a series of issues. Your HVAC professional will help find out what’s going wrong. Now that you’ve read these signs, you’ll know when you need to schedule furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Strine's Heating & A/C Inc at 717-755-4127 or use our online scheduler when you need to setup repairs or annual maintenance.