Spotting Common Heating Repair Problems

Spotting Common Heating Repair Problems

  When the winter season checks in, the home heating system becomes a vital part of the household items. However, it is at this time that most individuals will call contractors to report heating problems with the system. ¬†Many things can go wrong with heating systems, and it is the main reason why many HVAC companies get lots of repair calls during the winter seasons. Whether it is a home or an office heating system, some basic repair problems plague the heating systems, and by learning these common problems, one can imitate proactive measure to prevent the problems from occurring. Clogged Filters Dirty and clogged heating system filters are the number one most widespread problem facing many of the heating systems. The high number is attributed to the fact that there is dust and dirt in the air especially if the heating system is in an enclosed spaced like the basement or somewhere in a closet. The reason dirt is a number one enemy of the heating system is because dirt most often than not will reduce the airflow of the system. When the dust accumulates and the filter clogs, the system works under intense pressure since it is now harder to circulate air through a clogged air filter. The best way to deal with these HVAC¬†Problems is by ensuring the filters are replaced monthly to improve the efficiency of the system and to increase its lifespan. Mechanical problems Another major issue that plague the heating and cooling systems are mechanical problems. Just like any other machine heating systems are subjected to the normal wear and tear after use...
Common heating problems

Common heating problems

  When it comes to heating problems there are very many different reasons as to why they occur. Such problems can occur as a result of not carrying out regular preventive HVAC maintenance and cleaning. At times it could be that there is need for a heat system repair. You need to know the cause of the problem so that you are able to the appropriate steps. The furnace is not heating The furnace might all of a sudden stop producing heat. This could be due to a number of reasons. First of all it could be something to do with the thermostat. Most of the times when people call a HVAC contractor about this issue, the technicians find that the thermostat was not set as required. You should ensure that the switch reads heat. You should also check the circuit breaker just in case it got tripped or blown. A faulty pilot light can also cause the furnace not to produce heat. If this is what you suspect then it would be better to call a heat repair technician. Poor heat circulation This is when there is heat but it is not enough to keep you warm. One of the reasons why this could occur is when the air filter is dirty. The air filter is usually prone to clogging with dust, pet hair and other contaminants in the air. In such a condition the flow of air over the heat exchanger is inhibited. You should change your filters regularly to avoid the problem. The other reason as to why there could be poor heat circulation could be...
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