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Signs Your Furnace Needs Some TLC

Cold weather is here in Saskatoon SK, which means there’s no time to waste in making sure your furnace is up to the task of keeping your home warm! As the weather continues to get colder, it’s important to pay attention to signs that your furnace may need a little TLC. From reduced airflow to strange sounds coming from your furnace, these could be some of the warning signs that you need furnace repair or maintenance done by the professionals at Pro Service Mechanical.

Common Signs Your Furnace Need Attention

With regular use, your furnace will eventually need repairs to keep it operating optimally. It’s not always easy to tell when your furnace needs maintenance or repair, but there are a few tell-tale signs that can signal it’s time for professional service. 

Some of these signs include if your furnace is not heating as well as it used to, or if your furnace has begun making loud noises or strange clanging sounds. These sounds can indicate serious problems with the air ducts that lead to your furnace and should prompt an immediate inspection from a professional technician. Remember, if there are weird sounds coming from your furnace, it could be a sign you need furnace repair, not that there are tiny people hard at work shoveling coal inside your furnace (although that may be what it sounds like.) In cases where there is no heat coming from the vents at all, it’s likely that the thermostat wiring needs repair or replacement. The same would apply if you notice that despite having your furnace set to “heat” the temperature is still cold. This could also mean that your thermostat is faulty and should be replaced as soon as possible.

Another sign of a need for furnace repair could be if there seems to be no air flow coming from the open air vents. This means the fan inside may not be working properly and could require replacement. Your technician can provide more information about your specific ventilation needs so they know what parts you need to solve the problem. It’s important to note that some parts such as blower motors do run continuously even when their intended function has stopped, therefore these don’t usually wear out or become faulty from neglect, but rather from everyday wear and tear.

Oil furnaces also have a few signs you can look for if there seems to be a problem with your system’s components. One of these is that the heat exchanger might need cleaning. Over time, dust and debris will accumulate on the surface of your furnace, inhibiting proper heating and creating fire hazards. This accumulated material can also cause corrosion, eventually leading to leakage of combustible gas into your home environment where it could pose a serious safety risk, especially when there is an ignition source such as pilot light within close proximity. If you notice oil leaking from any part of your furnace, don’t try to fix the issue yourself! It’s important that only professionals who are trained in servicing this type of equipment get involved, otherwise health and safety hazards may occur.

If you notice any of the above signs, it could mean something is wrong with your furnace and it’s time to schedule an inspection or repair with us as soon as possible. We offer 24 hour emergency heating services as well.

Causes of Furnace Malfunctions

It’s important to have your furnace routinely inspected by a professional service provider who can identify any issues and what is causing them before they worsen and safety becomes compromised.

Furnace malfunctions can be caused by a variety of factors. One common cause for these problems can be a faulty thermostat or filter system that needs to be replaced. Dirty air filters typically lead to reduced airflow and increased energy costs as more electricity is required to get adequate airflow for sufficient heating. It can also cause the furnace to overheat because of the lack of airflow. Clogged fan vents can also impede airflow. This can be shown through dust coming in through vents into your living space. This may mean that there is an issue with the indoor blower fan and/or the filter system is running improperly

These are just some of the most common problems that can negatively impact the functionality of your furnace. You don’t want to be stuck with a furnace that doesn’t work properly during the winter months here in Saskatoon SK! If you notice any of these warning signs, give Pro Service Mechanical a call and our experts will make sure your furnace is in perfect condition!

Furnace Repair and Maintenance by Pro Service Mechanical in Saskatoon SK

Having regular maintenance performed by heating professionals such as our team at Pro Service Mechanical can help ensure you avoid costly repairs down the road. When performing routine furnace maintenance, your heating professional will inspect components such as the fan, motor, controls, and heat exchanger to make sure everything is running smoothly. If any issues are found during routine maintenance they can be addressed before they turn into larger problems that could pose a greater safety risk. Whatever kind of furnace you have, we can repair it! We provide expert furnace repair and maintenance services for a variety of furnace brands, including Lennox, Armstrong Furnace, and Napoleon Furnaces.

It’s important that you know what signs indicate a need for furnace repair and to only trust the professionals to provide this service. At Pro Service Mechanical, we always provide excellent workmanship without any hidden costs or fees associated with additional parts that may be required during your service. If there are repairs needed, they’ll be outlined before any work is done so you are kept in the loop. 

If you’re looking for furnace repair in Saskatoon SK, Pro Service Mechanical has got you covered! When you request our furnace services, we’ll take a look at your system to see if it’s time for regular maintenance or immediate repair. You can count on us to work tirelessly to make sure your furnace is in perfect condition to keep your home warm and cozy this winter!

Give us a call at 306-230-2442 to schedule your furnace repair and maintenance service today!