How Tell if Your Montoursville Furnace is in Need of Emergency Repair

October 13, 2017

During the cooler Montoursville months, your furnace is your best friend—except for when your system breaks down and turns out to be your worst enemy. Hopefully, this won’t happen to you, keeping you and your furnace on friendly terms. Nonetheless, if it does, a simple call to Airmen HVAC Service will get you warm and comfortable quickly. We’ve got some signs you should watch for to help you determine if you’re in need a furnace repair—hopefully before it results in an emergency repair. Call Airmen HVAC Service right away if you see any of these complications:

  1. You smell gas. Shut down your furnace immediately and shut off its gas supply if you smell gas. Don’t light a match or anything else that produces a flame and keep your lights off until your furnace can be inspected by an experienced HVAC professional or your gas company.
  2. Your home is too chilly. If you’re repeatedly turning up the thermostat, yet you aren’t getting warmer, a furnace repair might be necessary. While this could be a indication of a problem with your thermostat, it might also mean your furnace is not the right size for your space.
  3. Your furnace is noisy. If you observe a change in the sounds coming from your furnace and it’s louder than normal, it’s probably wise to schedule a repair.
  4. Your utility bill is climbing without increased usage. If you’re operating your furnace as you usually do but recognize an increase in your utility bill, there are a variety of different problems you could be experiencing. Your expert from Airmen HVAC Service can determine what the problem is.
  5. Your blower isn’t working correctly. If your blower isn’t running enough or, on the other hand, is running constantly, you could have a problem. It may be a something as minor as an air filter problem or something as large as a motor problem. We’ll help you figure it out.

Now that you know how to identify when you need a furnace repair, call us and we are happy to help. If your furnace is working fine, keep it that way with a preventive maintenance visit. Just call Airmen HVAC Service at 570-322-3131 or book an appointment with us online.