Remember those frigid mornings where you procrastinate to get out of bed because it’s so cold? There’s a way to avoid the stress that can come with a broken down furnace. When you schedule routine furnace service, you’re not only taking care of any unavoidable needs that your system needs, but you’re helping to more than likely reduce the chance that your furnace will break down in the future.
Although laying in a toasty bed all day sounds like a splendid idea, it is not allowed when you have dogs to walk, kids to get ready for school and work to finish. At Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning, we want your home to be comfortable throughout the frigid months, making it a cozy place of refuge when winter gets to be its coldest. However, if you do end up needing to give us a call in the middle of the night, don’t get doubtful. Service Experts is at your service every hour of every day.
Our NATE-certified professionals are trained on all furnaces regardless of its make, model or age. No matter what your furnace requires, Service Experts professionals can fix it. After we pinpoint the problem, we pledge to find the solution and fix it appropriately on the first visit.
Here are a few uncomplicated steps you can check on your furnace before you call us:
- Flip of a switch – The power going to your furnace is disciplined by the furnace switch, which similar to a light switch. There’s a possibility that it could have been flipped off on accident. Double check to make sure it’s turned on. Furnaces generally run on timed delays, so it may take a couple minutes for it to turn on after flipping the switch.
- Heat it up – Long story short, verify your heat is turned on. There are pros and cons to setting your fan to either ‘on’ or ‘auto’ through the seasons. Weigh your options, the temperature of your home and how much you project to spend on your energy bill before you decide on the furnace setting.
- Don’t forget the filter – Your furnace filter is an essential piece to maintain a protected and clean home. Furnace filters protect your home from harmful particles in air flow and also alter your furnace’s performance. To gain the most out of your system, we advocate changing your filter every three months.
- Circuit breaker – For one reason or another, there’s a chance that the breaker controlling power to your furnace could have been tripped. View your circuit breaker panel and see if the switch has been switched. If it has, cycle it by turning it off and then back on. It could take a couple moments for your system to start due to the built-in time delay. If it still isn’t working, give us a call and we can help you figure out what the issue is.
Furnace repair doesn’t have to be stressful. As long as you’re keeping up with routine furnace service, you should be doing alright. However, these simple tips can help you notice the issue is before calling in the experts. Give us a call at 540-302-8645 or make an appointment online.