Electric Furnace Maintenance and Repair Tips

When it comes to enjoying the cooler weather that winter will bring, you will want to ensure your electric furnace is working as it should. This means you will want to do the necessary maintenance tasks to keep this item functioning properly and also know specific repair tips to use when needed. Both of these things can help ensure your furnace is consistently working as it should during the coldest time of the year.

Maintenance Tips

Your electric furnace will only be as good to you as you are to it. This means taking the proper care will render good heating results for you! Below are some ways to maintain your unit:

  • Replace the air filter at least once every one to three months. You may want to do this more frequently when your unit is being used continuously.
  • Schedule a tune-up with your HVAC professional at least one time a year.
  • Keep the exterior part of our unit clean and free of debris for optimal functioning.

Repair Tips

In most cases, you may want to call on an HVAC expert to make any necessary repairs to your electric furnace. However, there are some repairs you may be able to do on your own, and these are listed below: If your furnace doesn't turn on, you may have tripped a circuit breaker. Simply go to your electrical panel and check to see if any of breakers are off and if so, switch it back to the on position. When the air coming from your furnace isn’t warm enough, you should make sure you have the temperature on the thermostat at the right level.  Another common problem that is possible involves your blower being clogged, and it should be cleaned. If you face any problems with your HVAC unit that you can’t fix, be sure to turn to Duggan's One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® , Inc. to make the necessary repairs. You can Contact or Call us at (706) 914-1617 today and we’re always here to help!