by Zona on October 31, 2013

Signs Your Furnace Needs To Be Repaired


Indianapolis Furnace RepairIt is never more important than when we enter the winter months to know how to tell when your furnace may be in need of repair by a qualified technician.

One of the most obvious signs that your furnace may need replacing is your heating bill being inexplicably on the rise. This could be a sign that your furnace is not functioning as efficiently as it has in the past and is using more energy to heat your house.

If your furnace is making noises beyond the standard sound of the furnace running it is an indication that a component is near failure and needs to be replaced. Noises that should be immediately investigated are banging, screeching and grinding sounds. 

Another sign your furnace may be in need of repair is if it has difficulties kicking on or staying on.

A house that never gets warm enough, in spite of the fact that you keep turning up the heat, likely has a furnace that is not functioning properly and which is in need of examination. Your furnace should also be inspected if you have to keep the thermostat higher than normal in order to maintain the same level of warmth. 

Another important aspect of your life that an improperly functioning furnace can impact is the quality of the air you are breathing. If your family experiences increased difficulties with breathing or notices an escalation in headaches, sinus issues or even asthma, these could be signs that your furnace is blowing irritants into your living space and is in need of repair.

Ignoring any of the above mentioned concerns can result in the issue getting worse over time. If you are experiencing any of these problems, call an expert to examine and potentially repair your furnace to make sure that your family is warm and comfortable year round.

Is the furnace in your Indianapolis home in need of maintenance? Call Griesemer Plumbing & Mechanical Service at (317) 881-9536 and schedule a service call today!

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