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4 Tips for Furnace Repair

Your furnace has been running for months striving to keep you and your family comfortable, so now is the time to make sure you’re giving your furnace some love. You may need a furnace repair in Los Angeles or San Diego if you hear funny noises or the heating system has turned off. If you notice a strong gas smell, you almost certainly need furnace repair work, and you should call an HVAC contractor as soon as possible.

Before you conclude that you need a furnace repair technician, review these tips from Top rated contractor We Do HVAC.

● Confirm your thermostat is set to “heat.”

People get busy, and life happens, so sometimes it’s easy to miss the simple fixes. Neglecting to switch over the thermostat can make you believe you need furnace repair and installation when you can remedy the problem with a literal flip of the switch!

● Check your furnace switch.

On the topic of switches, make sure your furnace switch is moved to the up or “on” position. As before, an easy miss, especially considering this switch isn’t one you might look at regularly. Most units have built-in delays, so make sure when you turn on your furnace, you give it a few minutes to get going before panicking about calling our furnace repair man.

● Replace your furnace air filter.

It would be best to replace your home’s air filters at least every three months to help your system run more efficiently and prevent any furnace repair work. An unclean air filter is one of the most typical reasons for declining performance in furnaces, and it can also be a breeding ground for bacteria and cause you and your children to become sick. Change your filter to keep both your furnace and your loved ones healthy. You may also schedule yearly maintenance with We Do HVAC and have a thorough furnace cleaning as part of your tune-up.

● Check the circuit breaker.

Check your circuit breaker panel to see if the breaker that controls your furnace is in the middle or the “off” position. If the breaker has ended up in the middle position, cycle it to “off” and then reset it to the “on” position.

Furnace repairs can get costly, so avoid a potential issue altogether with regular maintenance from We Do HVAC. However, if you are ever in need of furnace repair, we are available 24/7/365 to help you with all your heating needs.