Winter is approaching in North Charleston and surrounding areas. As the temperatures dip, you’ll be counting on your furnace to keep your home warm and cozy. The last thing you’d want is a furnace malfunction during the heart of winter! This is why it’s crucial to recognize the signs of potential furnace issues. Here are some common signs that you might need a furnace repair:
1. Unusual Noises: If your furnace starts making unusual noises like banging, squealing, or rattling, it’s a clear indication that something’s amiss. While all furnaces make some noise, loud or strange sounds often point to component wear or internal issues.
2. Increased Heating Bills: If you notice a sudden spike in your heating bills without a corresponding increase in usage, it could mean your furnace is not working efficiently and might need a checkup.
3. Frequent Cycling: If your furnace frequently turns on and off, it could be a sign of a malfunctioning thermostat, poor airflow, or a more severe problem.
4. Uneven Heating: Are some rooms in your home warmer than others? Uneven heating could point to issues with your duct system or furnace blower.
5. Yellow Pilot Light: Your furnace’s pilot light should typically be blue. A yellow or flickering light could indicate the presence of carbon monoxide, which is a serious concern.
6. Poor Air Quality: If you notice an increase in dust, allergens, or dry air in your home, your furnace might not be cleaning and humidifying the air properly.
7. Water Pooling Around the Furnace: Leaks or pooling water around your furnace could be a sign of a clogged condensate line.
8. Difficulty Starting the Furnace: If your furnace struggles to turn on or doesn’t stay on, it’s a sign that there might be an underlying issue that requires attention.
If you’ve noticed any of these signs, don’t wait for the situation to worsen. Addressing furnace issues promptly can prevent more extensive (and expensive) damages down the line.
Our Service Area
Air Pros proudly serves the residents of:
- North Charleston
- Mt Pleasant
- Goose Creek
- West Ashley
For trusted and professional furnace repairs, reach out to us at 843.225.6052 or visit our office at 4135 Dorchester Rd, North Charleston, SC 29405. We’re dedicated to ensuring your comfort, no matter the season!