How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 In Savage you count on your furnace to keep you warm throughout the winter. If it’s been a while since you had a regular maintenance appointment for your heat pump, you could be needing a furnace fix-up visit sooner rather than later. At the very least, you might have a dirty air filter, which can impede air flow and impact your furnace’s efficiency. It could even produce trouble with your furnace’s threshold switch, which runs furnace operation. There are a few other reasons you may require a furnace repair. We’ve assembled some indicators for you to look for. The quicker you can call for a heat pump maintenance, the better. Call in an expert, like Gopher Heating and Air Conditioning, if you note any of these indicators: 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 freely as it should, or does it seem weak? Indications related to your blower could indicate a bit of a 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 cold? This could be a issue with your thermostat. It might be that your furnace is too small 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 running loudly or making noises you’re not used to hearing, there could be trouble. You smell gas. You absolutely don’t want to interfere with this one. If you smell gas, cut off your furnace immediately 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. You find water pooling around your furnace. Many times this is a obstructed condensation line. This could require both plumbing and HVAC professionals to repair. Your utility bill keeps growing. If your bill is increasing, but your usage is not, there could be a series of problems. Your HVAC expert 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 Gopher Heating and Air Conditioning at 952-373-0377 when you need to arrange repairs or regular maintenance.