How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 When it’s cold in Alliance you depend on your furnace to keep you warm. If it’s been a while since your system had maintenance, you might have a furnace repair soon in your future. Even if your system appears to be running well, you may need to clean or replace your air filter. An old air filter can block air flow, decrease your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.There are different reasons you could need a furnace repair. The quicker you can schedule a furnace repair, the better. If you see any of the following signs, call in an expert, like Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces.1. Your furnace is making a lot of noise. You may have a problem if your furnace starts running loudly or making noises that are unfamiliar. 2. Your blower isn’t operating properly. Is it running enough? Is it running without stopping? Does the air flow seem faint? You might have an issue with your air filter or furnace blower. 3. Your home isn’t heating up enough. Have you turned up the thermostat again and again but don’t feel like the temperature is what it should be? This could suggest a few particular problems. It could be a problem with your thermostat. It may be something to do with your gas source or pilot light. It could even be that your furnace isn’t large enough for your house. 4. Your electric bill keeps increasing. Your usage is stable but your bill keeps increasing. This could signal a few different problems. Your HVAC professional will help sort out what’s going amiss. 5. You smell gas. This is critical. If you smell gas, turn off your furnace right away 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 your system. 6. You find water gathering around your furnace. This is the result of a clogged condensation line. It may need both plumbing and HVAC professionals to repair. You’ll know when you have to schedule furnace repair now that you’re familiar with these common symptoms. The pros at Jack's Heating, Cooling, Stoves & Fireplaces will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.