How to Know When It’s Time for a Furnace Repair 02/16/2018In Columbia you rely on your furnace to keep you comfy throughout the winter. 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 any day. Simply put, you could have a dirty air filter, which can impede air flow and influence your furnace’s performance. It could even produce trouble with your furnace’s limit switch, which runs furnace operation. There are a lot of other reasons you may call for a furnace repair. We’ve collected some signs for you to look for. The sooner you can call for a heat pump service, the better. Call in a professional, like Alltemp Comfort Services LLC, if you see any of these indicators: Your blower doesn’t seem to be operating properly. Is it running enough? Is it operating all the time? Is the air blowing through as liberally as it should, or does it seem feeble? Indications related to your blower could indicate a slight problem with your air filter or the interior blower. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Are you ramping up the thermostat again and again, but you’re still chilly? This could be a difficulty with your thermostat. It could be that your furnace is too undersized for your home. It may even be a issue with your gas source or your pilot light, among other things. Your furnace is loud. If your furnace starts working at top volume or generating noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be a problem. You smell gas. You absolutely don’t want to meddle with this one. If you smell gas, turn off your furnace right away and shut down its gas supply. Stay clear from lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC technician or your gas company looks at it. You find water pooling around your furnace. Often times this is a obstructed condensation line. This could demand both plumbing and HVAC professionals to solve. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is climbing, 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 indicators, you’ll know when you need to schedule furnace repair. And we’re here when you need it. Call Alltemp Comfort Services LLC at 803-318-6995 or use our online scheduler when you need to schedule repairs or routine maintenance.