How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 When it’s cold in Jefferson City you depend on your furnace to keep you comfortable. If it’s been too long since your system had maintenance, you might have a furnace repair visit in your future. Even if your system appears to be running well, you likely need to clean or replace your air filter. An old 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 might need a furnace repair. The sooner you can call for a furnace repair, the better. If you see any of the following evidence, call in an expert, like Stieferman Heating Company Inc.1. Your furnace is noisy. You may have a problem if your furnace starts 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 faint? You could have a problem with your air filter or furnace blower. 3. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Have you increased the temperature again and again but don’t feel like the temperature is what it should be? This could indicate a few particular problems. It could be an issue with your thermostat. It may be an issue with your gas source or pilot light. It could even be that your furnace isn’t correctly sized for your house. 4. Your monthly bill keeps climbing. Your usage is steady but your bill keeps growing. This could signal a few different problems. Your HVAC expert will help sort out what’s going wrong. 5. You smell gas. This is serious. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace immediately and close 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 furnace. 6. You find water collecting around your furnace. This is generally a clogged condensation line. It could require both plumbing and HVAC experts to fix. You’ll know when you have to schedule furnace repair now that you’re aware of these common symptoms. The team at Stieferman Heating Company Inc will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.