by Zona on January 31, 2014

Signs Your Heating Unit Needs a Tune Up

 

Indianapolis HeatingThere are many signs that you may notice when your heater is in need of maintenance. To prevent yourself from having unforeseen problems you should have a tune-up done once a year. By getting the professional maintenance done this will save on your energy costs, and you will have the peace of mind knowing that your unit is running efficiently.

If you notice a weird smell coming out of your unit, this means that you definitely need a tune-up done right away. It may be using way more fuel that is needed. This can be dangerous and raise up your fuel bill. Foul smells can be caused by clogged filters, filthy vents and soiled passages, the licensed HVAC professional will be able to troubleshoot the problem it minutes.

When your heating unit starts making unusual noises, there can be a number of issues going on. If the blower fan stops working you will notice that your unit is not running properly. During a tune-up, the fan is one of the things that will be tested and inspected. Something may come lose or an adjustment may be needed would cause an annoying noise. You want to make sure that it is fixed right away because it may cost you a lot of money in the long run, even having to replace your entire unit.

Another sign of a much-needed tune-up is it not putting out heat like it normally does or if it is running longer than usual. Just remember that a tune up will save you peace of mind, money and on your energy bills, which are always on the rise. There are many licensed and insured HVAC contractors whom you can view online and read about customer experiences. Don’t wait until it is too late to get your tune-up!

Is the heating unit in your Indianapolis home acting up? Call Griesemer Plumbing & Mechanical Service at (317) 881-9536 and let us handle the problem for you!

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