Shafer Heating & Cooling, LLC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Repair’

How Sounds Can Tell You Your Furnace Needs Repairs

Monday, November 21st, 2022

Your gas furnace doesn’t have a computer AI system it can use to alert you to malfunctions. (Although that technology may come along someday.) But there are ways you can detect that something is amiss with your furnace so you can call for repairs before they worsen and leave you with a broken furnace on a cold day.

Unusual sounds are one of the quickest ways to determine a furnace that’s in trouble. Anything out of the ordinary deserves attention, and the following sounds are the most common warning signs…

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Troubleshooting a Furnace That Won’t Turn On

Monday, October 24th, 2022

Nobody wants to get trapped in the winter in a house with a furnace that won’t work. There’s good news, however. If you have a failed furnace, you can rely on our team for any heating repair in Hillsboro, OH you may need. We offer 24-hour emergency service to make sure you won’t get stuck for too long with a non-working furnace.

But we also know that you don’t want to have to call us unless you really need to. In some cases, a furnace that won’t turn on or provide any heat has a simple source you can correct on your own. In this post, we’ll go over some of the troubleshooting steps to follow when your furnace isn’t heating your house. 

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Do You Need to Install a New Furnace Before Winter?

Monday, September 26th, 2022
Old furnace in a basement

In our last post, we talked about the importance of scheduling heating maintenance during the fall so you’re prepared for the coming winter. Maintenance does have its limits, however. At some point, the furnace that warms your home and keeps your family safe during cold weather will move beyond where repairs and regular maintenance will do much good. Time for a new furnace.

Is this the fall when you decide to stop maintaining or repairing your furnace and instead invest in a new one? We’ll look at some of the factors that can help you decide about a furnace replacement in Hillsboro, OH.

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It’s That Time: Schedule Maintenance for Your Heating System

Monday, September 12th, 2022

Do you want to think about your home heating system right now? Probably not because the weather is still warm during these fading days of summer—and we may even have some more seriously hot days ahead. But the best time to think about your heating system is when you don’t immediately need it. It’s easy for you to schedule service for your heater to ensure that it will run its best, and it’s far better than making an emergency call in the middle of January.

The service we recommend you arrange for now is regular heating maintenance. Routine HVAC maintenance is one of the most important services that we offer because it does so much to help our customers to get the most from their heating systems while spending the least. 

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