Is your furnace working properly and ready for the coming heating season? If you’ve had your heating system for over a decade, look for signs of impending failure. Call a qualified HVAC company that will diagnose and repair your furnace to keep your Rolesville, NC, home warm and cozy.
Signs Your Furnace Might Be Failing
If any of these apply to your situation, it’s a good indication that your furnace isn’t working as well as it could. You should call an HVAC company for an evaluation if you experience one or more of these signs:
- System is 10 years or older.
- Increased utility bills.
- Blows cold air.
- Makes odd noises.
Age of the Unit
A furnace should last 15 to 20 years on average. Once it hits 10 years, it has already passed the halfway mark in terms of lifespan. If your furnace is more than 10 years old, it might be time to start shopping for a new one.
Increased Utility Bills
Higher utility bills don’t always mean that you’re paying higher rates. It may be that the furnace is cycling longer than usual, trying to maintain the temperature. This results in higher utility bills. An inefficient heating system eventually costs more money to repair than to replace.
Fan Blows Cold Air
If your heater is blowing cold air, there could be a problem with the blower motor or heat exchanger. It depends on whether the warm air coming out of your furnace is insufficient to heat the home or non-existent. An HVAC service technician can diagnose the problem and have the system fixed quickly and efficiently.
Makes Odd Noises
A heating system is a piece of machinery and makes a certain amount of noise when running. Normal noise is barely noticeable, but if your furnace is making a popping or squeaking noise, something may be loose inside the system and needs repairing. A loose belt may squeak or squeal when the belt begins to wear down.
Contact us at Quality Comfort Services, Inc. to schedule a new furnace installation or repair. We have been serving the community of Rolesville and the surrounding areas since 1999.
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