You can’t depend on the weather in East Bernard, but one thing the team at E.B. Air, LLC wants you to be able to trust in 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 problems you may think that means a furnace repair can be looming on the horizon. That may not be the case. If your furnace hasn’t been its usual, dependable self lately, there are a few things a homeowner can do before calling in the experts at E.B. Air, LLC.
Check the Thermostat
We have had calls where all we had to do was switch a thermostat from “cool” to “heat”. While setting the thermostat for the season, a homeowner can easily forget to flip the switch, telling your heating and cooling system what you want it to do.
Another thing to look at while you’re at the thermostat is the battery. Almost all digital thermostats give a low battery warning, but if some time has passed since you’ve changed batteries it may be time for a swap. It’s another painless fix that could save you a repair call.
Check the Filter
A dirty air filter can create all sorts of complications. Not only will a dirty filter inhibit your system’s efficiency and stifle air flow, it could also cause a sudden breakdown. Changing the filter in your heating and cooling system is easy and it can play a huge role in keeping your system operating at its best.
Check the Switches
The first switch you’ll want to look at 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 seal the vents in unused rooms. This could actually lead to a furnace repair in the future. Closed vents cause higher pressure within your duct system and cause your system to work harder than it needs to.
If you’ve been through our troubleshooting tips and you’re still having issues the team at E.B. Air, LLC are always there for you to make sure all of your home comfort needs are met. Give us a call at 979-335-4262.