How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 When it’s frigid in Robstown you count on your furnace to keep you comfortable. If it’s been too long since your system had maintenance, you may have a furnace repair visit in your future. Even if your system seems to be running well, you likely need to clean or replace your air filter. A dirty air filter can stop air flow, decrease your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.There are plenty of reasons you may require a furnace repair. The quicker you can call for a furnace repair, the better. If you notice any of the following signs, call in an expert, like McNatt Inc.1. Your furnace is making a lot of noise. You could have a problem if your furnace starts running loudly or making noises you’re not used to hearing. 2. Your blower isn’t operating how it should. Is it running enough? Is it running without stopping? Does the air flow seem less powerful? You could have a problem 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 haven’t noticed it feeling any warmer? This could signal a few particular problems. It could be an issue with your thermostat. It may be a problem with your gas source or pilot light. It could even be that your furnace isn’t large enough for your home. 4. Your electric bill keeps growing. Your usage isn’t changing but your bill keeps climbing. This could signal a few different problems. Your HVAC technician will help sort out what’s going awry. 5. You smell gas. This is critical. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace at once and close off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning 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 technicians to fix. You’ll know when you should schedule furnace repair now that you’re knowledgeable about these common symptoms. The pros at McNatt Inc will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.