How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 When it’s chilly in Beaverton you count on your furnace to keep you cozy. If it’s been too long since your system had maintenance, you may have a furnace repair soon in your future. Even if your system looks to be operating well, you probably need to clean or replace your air filter. An old air filter can impede air flow, hurt your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.There are different reasons you could require a furnace repair. The quicker you can call for a furnace repair, the better. If you observe any of the following evidence, call in an expert, like Garoken Energy Co. Inc..1. Your furnace is loud. You may have a problem if your furnace has begun running loudly or making noises you haven’t heard before. 2. Your blower isn’t operating correctly. Is it running for the right amount of time? Is it running constantly? Does the air flow seem less powerful? You could have an issue with your air filter or furnace blower. 3. Your home isn’t heating up enough. Have you raised the temperature again and again but don’t feel like the temperature is what it should be? This could indicate a few specific 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 home. 4. Your electric bill keeps growing. Your usage is steady but your bill keeps growing. This could indicate some different problems. Your HVAC professional will help find out what’s going amiss. 5. You smell gas. This is critical. If you smell gas, shut down your furnace right away and shut off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company has a chance to inspect it. 6. You find water collecting around your furnace. This is usually a clogged condensation line. It may need both plumbing and HVAC professionals to fix. You’ll know when you should schedule furnace repair now that you’re aware of these common symptoms. The experts at Garoken Energy Co. Inc. will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.