You can’t depend on the weather in Pflugerville, but one thing the team at Evenaire Heating & Air Conditioning wants you to be able to depend on is your heating and cooling system. Having a comfy home isn’t a seasonal thing, it’s something you expect all year. When your furnace is having trouble you may think that means a furnace repair can be needed soon. That may not be the case. If your furnace hasn’t been its usual, reliable self recently, there are some things a homeowner can do before calling in the experts at Evenaire Heating & Air Conditioning.
Check the Thermostat
We have had calls where we simply had to switch a thermostat from “cool” to “heat”. While changing the thermostat for the season, it’s easy for a homeowner to forget to flip the switch, telling your heating and cooling system what you want it to do.
Something else to look at while you’re at the thermostat is the battery. Almost all digital thermostats have a low battery warning, but if it’s been some time since you’ve changed batteries it may be time for a swap. It’s another easy fix that could save you a repair call.
Check the Filter
A dirty air filter can create all sorts of troubles. Not only will a dirty filter hinder your system’s efficiency and stifle air flow, it could also cause an unexpected breakdown. Changing the filter in your heating and cooling system is simple and it can play a big role in keeping your system operating at its best.
Check the Switches
The first switch you’ll want to investigate is the breaker for your furnace. Occasionally a problem can be as minor as a tripped breaker or blown fuse.
Check the Vents
A frequent misconception is that a homeowner should shut the vents in unused rooms. This could actually lead to a furnace repair down the road. Closed vents create higher pressure inside your duct system and cause your system to work harder than it needs to.
If you’ve tried our troubleshooting tips and you’re still having troubles the team at Evenaire Heating & Air Conditioning are always there for you to make sure all of your home comfort needs are met. Give us a call at 512-355-1482.