As winter approaches, temperatures are continuing to drop. Before long, you will be running your heater almost exclusively to provide heat for you and your family. The best way to ensure your heater is ready to handle the cold winter months is to schedule annual maintenance. It is when a licensed technician will ensure that all parts are operating smoothly.
They also help identify any potential problems that exist or may arise with your heating system. However, even if you are diligent about scheduling preventative maintenance, at some point, you are going to deal with problems. You are going to face issues with your heating system. Here are the most common types of heating repairs:
- Cold Air. Cool air is one of the biggest problems with your heating system. The cause of the problem can be due to a number of things. These are leaky ducts, a faulty thermostat, or a problem with the fuel delivery or combustion.
- Strange Odors. Strange odors from your heating system may be one of the most alarming because it can be indicative of a potential safety issue. If you ever smell the odor of natural gas it is important to vacate your home. Notify the proper authorities as well.
- Unusual sounds. Strange sounds, whether it is banging or a buzzing sound, can mean certain parts of your heating system need to be replaced. If you notice new sounds when you turn it on or when it goes off is a good indication that you are in need of a heating repair.
If you experience any of these issues, the experts at One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning® of the Bay Area can help identify and solve any of your heating repairs.