How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 When it’s frigid in Alice you depend on your furnace to keep you warm. If it’s been a while since your system had maintenance, you may have a furnace repair appointment in your future. Even if your system appears to be working well, you may need to clean or replace your air filter. A dustry air filter can stop air flow, hurt your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.There are different reasons you might require a furnace repair. The quicker you can call for a furnace repair, the better. If you observe any of the following signs, call in an expert, like Rescue Heating & Air .1. Your furnace is loud. You could have a problem if your furnace starts running loudly or making noises that are unfamiliar. 2. Your blower isn’t operating correctly. Is it running for enough time? Is it running constantly? Does the air flow seem less powerful? You may have a problem with your air filter or furnace blower. 3. Your home isn’t heating thoroughly. Have you raised the temperature again and again but don’t feel like the temperature is what it should be? This could suggest a few different problems. It could be something wrong with your thermostat. It may be a problem with your gas source or pilot light. It could even be that your furnace isn’t correctly sized for your space. 4. Your electric bill keeps increasing. Your usage isn’t changing but your bill keeps increasing. This could signal a few different problems. Your HVAC technician will help sort out what’s going amiss. 5. You smell gas. This is critical. If you smell gas, stop your furnace at once and cut off its gas supply. Keep lights off and don’t use matches until your HVAC expert or your gas company has a chance to inspect it. 6. You find water pooling around your furnace. This is generally a clogged condensation line. It may need both plumbing and HVAC professionals to fix. You’ll know when you should schedule furnace repair now that you’re familiar with these common symptoms. The team at Rescue Heating & Air will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.