Must-Know Information About Your Home’s Furnace

Must-Know Information About Your Home’s Furnace

Dealing With Your Furnace


As the cold weather approaches, many people are turning on the furnace for the first time in many months. This is usually when they encounter a variety of problems that could have been avoided with preventative furnace maintenance. Here are some of those problems you might experience with the furnace and the importance of having them repaired quickly.

What are Some Problems With the Furnace?

Some of the problems are very easy to address. A clogged air filter will also affect air flow. More involved projects range from a damaged blower, burner, motor, or even the belts.

Why are These Important?

Each one of those repairs is important to have checked because they can lead to other problems as well as decrease the overall life of the furnace. While a clogged air filter might seem like an easy fix and something you will eventually get around to, each day the motor has to work harder to push air through the system puts extra strain on the other parts of the system. Preventative maintenance will allow the smaller problems to be spotted early enough that they do not cause significant problems when winter does arrive.

Should You Make These Repairs on Your Own?

Furnace RepairChanging an air filter regularly or checking to see everything has power is something you can incorporate into your furnace check routine. Anything involving the parts of the furnace should be left up to a trained HVAC professional. You might misdiagnose the problem, or damage a part trying to repair it. The technician has years experience on a large variety of the top furnace brands and will be able to spot the trouble quickly and make a timely repair so you are not without heat for an extended period of time.

What are the Benefits of Timely Repairs?

Timely repairs mean you will not be without heat in the winter. It means the smaller repairs are less costly, saving you money in expensive furnace emergencies. It also means those timely repairs will extend the overall life of your system, allowing you to get the recommended manufactures usage from the system rather than needing a new one prematurely.

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