Clawson Heating & Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Repair’

Why Your Furnace Isn’t Warming Up the House Enough

Monday, February 22nd, 2021
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You’ve had your furnace for a while, and each winter you don’t have any trouble getting comfortable when it’s running. That’s the way things are supposed to be. 

Now, however, something is wrong. You don’t feel cozy, and you’re layering on blankets. Your favorite long-sleeve shirt isn’t keeping you warm enough, and other folks in the house are complaining that it’s too cold. “Why isn’t the furnace on?” they ask. And you tell them that it is, and they don’t believe you, but the thermostat is set to the normal temperature, and… 

Oh no. The furnace isn’t working right! It’s running, you can feel warm air coming from the room vents, but it’s not enough. Why is it? What’s happening?

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It’s Time to Schedule Furnace Maintenance

Monday, January 11th, 2021
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It was a busy end of the year, so you may have let several important jobs slip through the cracks. Did you remember to arrange to have your furnace professionally serviced with an inspection and tune-up? It’s best to do this in the fall, but if you haven’t done it yet, well, now it’s time to schedule furnace maintenance in Portland, OR!

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These 6 Noises May Mean Your Heater Needs Professional Repairs

Monday, November 30th, 2020
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As your heating system starts to get to work at the end of the year, it’s a good idea to pay attention to it in case there are any early warning signs that something is wrong. If you had heating maintenance done this fall, you shouldn’t encounter any problems. But there is no maintenance method that can prevent all heating malfunctions, and at some point, during the year you may need to call for heater repair in Vancouver, WA.

In this post, we’re going to look at one of the most common warning signs of a heater in need of repair: odd sounds. If you’ve had your heating system for at least a year, you know what sounds to expect from it. When any of these six sounds interrupt that general white noise, you may need to call us for help.

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Watch Out for a Cracked Heat Exchanger in a Gas Furnace

Monday, November 16th, 2020
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Although a gas furnace can potentially create safety hazards in a home, this is true of any gas appliance. It doesn’t mean a gas furnace is inherently unsafe, otherwise they would never be allowed in homes in the first place. The modern furnace is built with safety uppermost and there are many features designed to keep the system running without danger.

However, it’s important for you as a furnace owner to understand a few of the dangers that could occur so you know to watch out for them and when to call us for an inspection. We can see if you need furnace repair in Hillsboro, OR to keep your heating system safe or if you need to have a new furnace installed.

In this post, we’ll examine one potential furnace problem that can become unsafe and how to look out for it: the cracked heat exchanger.

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