Shaw's Air Conditioning & Heating Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Furnace Repair’

Why Is My Furnace Not Heating Properly?

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Gas-FurnaceIt can be especially frustrating having a climate control system fail on you just when you need it the most. We may be getting closer to the warm summer months, but we still have some cooler days and nights to deal with until then. If your furnace isn’t heating as well as it should be, you should take a look below at some of the possible reasons why.

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Why Is My Furnace Not Heating Properly?

Monday, March 26th, 2018

furnace-techWe’re not quite out of the woods yet when it comes to cold weather, especially in the evenings. So now is a rather inconvenient time to have your furnace decide to stop heating properly. There are a number of different reasons why your furnace isn’t heating the way it should, some of which are easier to fix than others. We recommend that you call a professional to examine the system, rather than trying to fix it yourself. While you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, however, have a look below at some of the most common reasons why your furnace may not be heating well.

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Furnace Problems to Be Aware Of

Monday, January 1st, 2018

FurnaceFurnace issues are much more likely to crop up during the winter, when strain placed on the system is at its highest. That’s why you need to be extra careful of any warning signs that your heating system is in need of professional repairs.

California may not be the coldest place in the country during the winter, but that doesn’t mean that you should go without a functioning furnace for the next few months. Have a look at some of the most common furnace problems and their symptoms, just so you’re prepared in case something goes wrong.

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Furnace Problems to Be Aware Of

Monday, December 18th, 2017

burner-jetsThe more you use your furnace this winter, the greater the chances of it developing issues are going to be. We’re not saying that you should avoid using your furnace, of course. We are suggesting that you be on high alert for any signs that your furnace is malfunctioning this season. If you can catch furnace problems early, you’ll be able to get them repaired faster and that will prevent more damage from being done to the system.

Here are some of the more common furnace issues that you should be on the watch for this winter.

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Furnace Problems You Should Know About

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Furnaces are placed under a lot of stress during the winter, which makes it more likely for issues to develop within the system. A quick reaction to furnace issues is critical for limiting the damage as much as possible, making your furnace more healthy in the long run. The faster you can identify problems, the faster you’ll be able to get them fixed. So, it is a good idea to familiarize yourself with the signs that your furnace is in trouble. Read on for some of the more common furnace problems you might deal with.

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Furnace Noises to Be Aware Of

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Heating season is here, and that means you’re probably using your furnace more often. More use means more stress on the system, which oftentimes means more problems. You’re going to need to be vigilant for any problems your furnace might develop over the next few months. One of the best ways to catch furnace problems early is to listen for odd noises coming from the system. Read on for some of the more common furnace noises that indicate a problem with the system.

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Why You Need to Keep Your Furnace Air Filter Clean

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The furnace air filter is a small part of the system, but it’s an important one. If the air filter is not properly maintained, it opens the door to some very serious issues that can shorten the life of your furnace significantly. Let’s take a look at the problems that a clogged air filter can cause, and how to deal with them.

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What It Means When Your Furnace Is Making Weird Noises

Monday, December 14th, 2015

Depending on how long you’ve had your furnace, you are probably already aware that it makes a number of noises during operation. You are probably also aware of which noises are normal and which are not. If you start to hear weird sounds coming from your furnace, it could be an indication of a problem with the system. The type of strange sound you hear is often dependent on the type of problem with the furnace. Let’s take a look at a couple different strange noises your furnace might make, and what they mean.

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The Dangers of Furnace Short Cycling

Monday, December 7th, 2015

If your furnace is turning itself on and off every couple of minutes, that’s called “short cycling.” Short cycling is a serious threat to the health of your system. If not addressed in time, it can drastically shorten the life of the furnace and cause all sorts of parts to break down. In order to understand why short cycling is such a problem, you’re going to need to understand where it comes from. Read on to find out what causes short cycling, and the damage it can cause.

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