"There are literally hundreds of reasons that a home furnace or heating system will need to be repaired or replaced, several of which are extremely common among home or office owners and can cause your system to break down. Whether you are keeping your home or office warm during the winter or preparing it for the cold weather season, the secret to avoiding costly repair bills and keeping your system operating properly is preventative maintenance. Additionally, identifying or spotting the more common heating problems can save you a considerable amount of money in the long run.
- Air flow problems - one of the more common heating repair problems, improper air flow results from worn out bearings, belts, and fan motors. A good indication of these issues is a furnace that is overheating or improper heating controls.
- Basic mechanical wear and tear - there are a number of essential mechanical components that the operation of your furnace and heating system relies on. Your unit's performance can be negatively impacted by normal wear and tear of these different components. This will result in poor air flow, furnace overheating, and improper heating controls.
- Clogged or dirty air filters - one issue that causes more heating problems than any other is having a clogged or dirty air filters and not changing them on a regular basis. Ironically, this is the cheapest issue to fix. Regular replacement of your air filters should be done on a monthly basis in order to improve the efficiency and extend the life of your furnace or heating system. A dirty filter can severely restrict the flow of air so the system must work considerably harder to keep warm air circulating throughout the home. You will not be as comfortable and your system will not work efficiently and properly."
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