How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 When it’s cold in McHenry you need your furnace to keep you warm. If it’s been a while since your system had maintenance, you might have a furnace repair visit in your future. Even if your system looks to be running well, you probably need to clean or replace your air filter. A dustry air filter can block air flow, impact your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.There are quite a few reasons you could require a furnace repair. The more promptly you can call for a furnace repair, the better. If you observe any of the following evidence, call in an expert, like Jett's Heating & Air Inc..1. Your furnace is making a lot of noise. You may have a problem if your furnace is running loudly or making noises you haven’t heard before. 2. Your blower isn’t operating how it should. Is it running enough? Is it running endlessly? Does the air flow seem less powerful? You may have something wrong with your air filter or furnace blower. 3. Your home isn’t getting warm 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 something wrong 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 correctly sized for your home. 4. Your electric bill keeps increasing. Your usage is stable but your bill keeps increasing. This could signal several different problems. Your HVAC professional will help find out what’s going awry. 5. You smell gas. This is serious. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace immediately and shut off its gas supply. Don’t light any matches or turn on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company has a chance to inspect your furnace. 6. You find water pooling around your furnace. This is generally a clogged condensation line. It might demand both plumbing and HVAC professionals to remedy. You’ll know when you have to schedule furnace repair now that you’re aware of these common symptoms. The pros at Jett's Heating & Air Inc. will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.