Is the Furnace Not Warm Enough? Will It Not Come on at All? Read On
The furnace in your home has a vital job — keeping your home comfortable during the blistering cold. In the event your home’s furnace stops working during the winter months, you’ll want to know the cause of your chilly problems. The following information explains a few of the most common causes for a furnace that’s not warm enough or isn’t coming on at all.
If your furnace isn’t warm enough, it could be the thermostat, which tells the furnace when to turn on and off. If the furnace isn’t coming on at all, the culprit could be a malfunctioning thermostat sending the wrong signals to the furnace.
Dirty Gas Burners
If the furnace isn’t warming your home effectively, the culprit could be gas burners that are dirty. This issue can cause the furnace to produce less heat than it should. In this case, you should call an HVAC technician with the proper equipment for adjusting gas burners.
Dirty Air Filters
A dirty air filter is one of the most typical reasons furnaces don’t get warm enough. Air filters are responsible for preventing the component parts from getting dirty. As a result, air filters collect significant dirt, dust and other particles. When this happens, the filter is unable to pass the appropriate air to the furnace. To prevent this from happening, it’s important to change the air filter regularly.
If you have blocked or dirty ductwork, it will prevent warm air from circulating through your home and cause your furnace to work much harder. In this case, it’s important to have a HVAC professional examine the system.
At Sobieski Services, Inc., our goal is to help our customers in Delaware, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey learn more about energy and home comfort issues – especially HVAC and plumbing issues – so that they can save money and live in healthier, more comfortable homes.
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