How To Tell If Your Heater Or Air Conditioner Needs Repair

It’s important to keep your heater and air conditioner in top shape if you want to get the best performance. Routine maintenance and quickly troubleshooting problems will keep your equipment working properly, so your home will stay comfortable all year. One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® of the Bay Area is an authority on heating and air conditioning services. Our technicians are highly-skilled and family-friendly professionals who can assist you with any Bay area heating and air conditioning needs.

Troubleshooting Heating Problems

The average life of most furnaces if about 15 years. As furnaces age, they have to work harder and run longer to provide heat. This results in increased energy usage and higher heating bills. If you notice any of the problems listed below, your furnace probably needs maintenance or a heater repair.

  • furnace is loud or making strange noises
  • blower turns on and off frequently
  • blower is blowing cold air
  • some rooms are too hot or too cold
  • the house is often dry and dusty

Troubleshooting Air Conditioning Problems

The average life of most central air systems is 15 years and 10 years for window units. If you notice any of the problems listed below, your system may need air conditioning maintenance or repairs.

  • air conditioner is making unusual noises
  • air conditioner runs constantly
  • unit does not come on
  • blower is blowing warm air
  • air conditioning system is leaking
  • air conditioning system is freezing up

The life expectancy of your heater or air conditioner is affected by the level of maintenance, intensity of use, and the quality of the product and installation. For optimal performance, you should schedule regular routine maintenance on both systems. One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® of the Bay Area can help you with your heater and air conditioner repair and maintenance. We are located in Santa Rosa, CA, and service the entire Bay area. Please feel free to contact us for assistance at (707) 600-6671.