Warning Signs You Need a Furnace Repair

By knowing the warning signs of furnace repair, you can prevent yourself from having to be in a freezing cold home while you wait for repairs. Dust If you have noticed an unusual amount of dust coming from the vents, this could be a sign that the furnace isn’t able to clean the air and could need repairs. Check and change the filters first and if you still notice the same problem, it’s time for a technician. Other signs of dust accumulation can be furniture cracking, drooping plants, or static shocks. Strange Noises If you hear squeaks or pops, something could have gotten loose and will need to be fixed. Another sign is if you hear the furnace blower running excessively, or turning on and off frequently, Yellow Pilot Light If you take a look inside the unit and see that the pilot light is yellow instead of blue, then it could be a sign of carbon monoxide. Other signs of carbon monoxide could be streaks of soot around the unit, and excess moisture found on cold surfaces such as walls and windows. Family members may feel frequent headaches, disorientation, and nausea if carbon monoxide is present. This can be...

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