When a furnace doesn’t keep a home as warm as the occupants would like, it is probably in need of furnace repair near Margate City. Have the energy costs for the heating system increased? Maintenance on a furnace is required to keep it operating at peak performance throughout the winter months. The furnace filter should be changed regularly and nothing should be placed near the furnace which could impede the air flow. Problems with an electric or gas furnace, heat pump, or boiler can be easily diagnosed by a trained technician 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The benefit of a furnace inspection is it can dramatically reduce the chance for a furnace to completely stop operating leaving the occupants in the cold. Improperly working furnaces can result in carbon monoxide leaks. This type of gas is colorless and odorless and can cause, dizziness, nausea, headaches, and even death. Tuning up a furnace and keeping the filter changed will improve the life of the furnace and prevent breakdowns. During a tune up and inspection, a technician will:
- Lubricate moving parts.
- Check the thermostat settings.
- Inspect the start-up and showdown controls and voltage.
- Ensure the condensation drain is not obstructed.
- Thoroughly clean the furnace, including the burner or pilot light.
Furnace repair near Margate City should be contacted if the furnace runs constantly. If a furnace cycles on and off after operating only a few minutes, there could be a problem with the thermostat or the heating unit. If there is no heat coming from the vents or the furnace is producing an odor. A dusty or musty smell is a sign the filter needs to be replaced. If there is a smell of gas, it is recommended that the occupants leave home immediately and contact the local fire department. Banging or hammering noises should not come from a furnace when it comes on. This is a possible sign the blower motor needs to be adjusted or repaired.
McAllister…The Service Company has the solutions for helping homeowners with their heating and cooling needs. They offer repair, installation, and maintenance of any type of heating system.