How to Know When Its Time for a Furnace Repair Posted February 16, 2018 When it’s cold in Chadron you depend on your furnace to keep you warm. If it’s been a while since your system had maintenance, you may have a furnace repair visit in your future. Even if your system appears to be working well, you probably need to clean or replace your air filter. A dirty air filter can stop air flow, hurt your furnace’s efficiency and affect the limit switch that controls furnace operation.There are different reasons you may have to have a furnace repair. The quicker you can reach out for a furnace repair, the better. If you notice any of the following evidence, call in an expert, like MPC Heating & Cooling.1. Your furnace is making a lot of noise. You might have a problem if your furnace is running loudly or making noises that are unfamiliar. 2. Your blower isn’t operating correctly. Is it running enough? Is it running constantly? Does the air flow seem weak? You could have something wrong with your air filter or furnace blower. 3. Your home isn’t getting warm enough. Have you increased the temperature again and again but haven’t noticed it feeling any warmer? This could suggest a few specific problems. It could be a problem with your thermostat. It may be an issue with your gas source or pilot light. It could even be that your furnace isn’t big enough for your space. 4. Your utility bill keeps climbing. Your usage isn’t changing but your bill keeps climbing. This could point to several different problems. Your HVAC technician will help find out what’s going awry. 5. You smell gas. This is critical. If you smell gas, turn off your furnace immediately and close off its gas supply. Avoid lighting matches or turning on lights until your HVAC expert or your gas company has a chance to inspect your system. 6. You find water collecting around your furnace. This is generally a clogged condensation line. It could require both plumbing and HVAC professionals to remedy. You’ll know when you have to schedule furnace repair now that you’re familiar with these common symptoms. The experts at MPC Heating & Cooling will be there when you need us. Call us at [[phonenumber]] or use our online scheduler to make an appointment.