Here in Marietta, GA, we know how cold it can get. And when the temperature drops, you need a furnace you can rely on for the health and safety of your family and pets. Don’t let a failing furnace let you down this winter, call Snappy Electric, Plumbing, Heating, & Air for furnace repair service and let us make sure you live in comfort all winter long.
Is your heat pump acting up? Head on over to our heat pump services page and call us for an appointment.
How To Know if Your Furnace Needs Repair
Your furnace is like any other appliance in it’s bound to fail. The good news is that your heater gives you plenty of warning before it gives up the ghost and here are a few signs that yours is ready to go.
- Age — Most furnaces are built to last about 20 years, so if yours is getting close or older than that, consider it to be on borrowed
- Strange Odors — If you notice your heater giving off foul odors, it’s time to call a furnace repair company.
- Strange Sounds — Like odors, if you notice your furnace making grinding or squealing noises, it’s a sign that something is wrong.
- Rise in Utility Bills — If you see an unexpected rise in your heating bill, it could be because your furnace is becoming less efficient.
5 Tips To Keep Your Furnace Running This Winter
You don’t want to get caught without heat in winter, which is why it’s essential you maintain your furnace so it’s ready for Old Man Winter’s arrival. Here are 5 things you can do to keep your furnace winter-ready.
- Replace your dirty air filter
- Check the blower motor for malfunction
- Insulate to lighten the heating load
- Clear your vents of obstruction
- Make sure your exhaust is clear if you have a gas furnace
If you’re unsure about the state of your heater, call a furnace repair company for a furnace tune-up and be sure it’s ready when it’s ‘go-time.’
Need to replace your furnace filter? We can help with that too!
How Often Should I Get a Furnace Tune-Up?
Most experts say you should have furnace maintenance performed once every year to make sure your system is functioning as efficiently as possible and that it’s ready to go when you demand the heat. It’s estimated that nearly 75% of all heating emergency calls in winter could’ve been avoided if they had performed regular maintenance.