How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 When it’s chilly in Williamsport you need your furnace to keep you comfortable. If it’s been too long since your system had maintenance, you could have a furnace repair soon in your future. Even if your system looks to be working well, you likely need to clean or replace your air filter. A dustry air filter can block air flow, decrease your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.There are different reasons you might require a furnace repair. The quicker you can call for a furnace repair, the better. If you notice any of the following evidence, call in an expert, like Lycoming Heating Company.1. Your furnace is making a lot of noise. You may have a problem if your furnace is running loudly or making noises you haven’t heard before. 2. Your blower isn’t operating properly. Is it running for enough time? Is it running without stopping? Does the air flow seem less powerful? You may have something wrong with your air filter or furnace blower. 3. Your home isn’t heating thoroughly. Have you raised the temperature again and again but don’t feel like the temperature is what it should be? This could signal a few particular 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 house. 4. Your electric bill keeps growing. Your usage is stable but your bill keeps climbing. This could signal a few different problems. Your HVAC professional will help sort out what’s going wrong. 5. You smell gas. This is important. If you smell gas, turn off your furnace immediately and shut off its gas supply. Keep lights off and don’t use matches until your HVAC expert or your gas company has a chance to inspect your system. 6. You find water gathering around your furnace. This is usually a clogged condensation line. It might demand both plumbing and HVAC experts to repair. You’ll know when you need to schedule furnace repair now that you’re familiar with these common symptoms. The team at Lycoming Heating Company will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.