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Your Furnace Needs More

Has your furnace been acting up this season? It might actually be calling out for more.

You don’t want to ignore anything that your furnace is calling out for. This is especially true during the height of the winter season. If you’ve noticed that you’re struggling this season in any way, you need to contact our professionals. Our heating technicians specialize in furnace repair in Portland, OR. This means that we’re not only effective, but we’re also prompt with our heating repair work.

We know what it’s like to wake up one day, walk over to you thermostat, attempt to turn your heater on, and get met with nothing. It’s just not going to fly in a place like Portland. It’s too cold here to mess around with your heater.

Here Are The Signs of Heating Trouble

It’s time to call for heating repair if you notice any of the following issues:

1.      High Heating Bills

If you’ve noticed that you have high heating bills at home this season, then you should be gearing up to call a professional. High heating bills aren’t something to be up in arms about if you’ve actually changed how you run your heater. Anything less than this though is a major issue.

An inexplicable rise in the price of your heating bill is a terrible sign of heating inefficiency. This isn’t a problem that’s going to go away without care either. Take the necessary time to knock out this heating problem before it gets worse.

2.      Low Heating Output

If you run your heater more often, for longer periods of time, or even at higher thermostat temperatures, then you need to call for heating work. All these problems classify as “low heating output.” Our professionals can solve this issue for you.

3.      Odd Sounds

Your heater really shouldn’t make much noise. If you’ve started to notice sounds like scraping, banging, rattling… really anything out of the ordinary, then it’s time for you to call our team members. Odd sounds are always a bad sign. You can think of it as your heater’s early warning sign of impending trouble.

4.      Foul Odors

Your heater really shouldn’t smell like anything. If it does, then it’s a clear sign that something has gone off the rails. This is especially true if you have a furnace in your home. Your furnace is a sensitive piece of equipment that runs on a gas combustion model. You run the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning if you don’t take proper care of this unit.

5.      Hot and Cold Spots

If one spot in your home is freezing while another is boiling hot, it’s a sign that your heater can’t really heat your home efficiently. Hot and cold spots are potential signs that your vents don’t distribute heat throughout your home well, that your heater is losing out on power, or that your ductwork needs help. Our professionals know how to pinpoint the source of your problem based on the symptoms. We’re here to help.

Contact Chase Heating & Cooling for your furnace needs this winter. Keeping Homes Comfortable In All Seasons.

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