Furnaces and other heating systems never seem to break down at a convenient time, and can leave you scrambling in the middle of the night or on a weekend. There might be indications that you have trouble brewing before it gets to that point, though. Abner Boiler & Heating Company offers heating systems service and maintenance, and we are also available 24/7 for emergencies. Let’s take a look at three red flags which could indicate that your furnace likely requires a repair, or may even be nearing the end of its lifespan.

Heating Systems Service and Maintenance1. You Feel Cold When the Heat is On

One of the most obvious signs that your furnace has a problem is that it is putting out very little heat. if the furnace is running, but the number on the thermostat does not align with the temperature you feel in your home, you better call an expert to come and take a look. You don’t want to wait until you have zero heat in your home and it becomes an emergency. We are getting closer to spring, but there will be plenty more days that require the warmth of a furnace.

2. You Hear Different Noises Than Usual 

All furnaces and heating systems make noises, but you generally become familiar with those typical sounds and know what to expect. When you start hearing something different, you better get it checked out. Make a note of the type of noise you hear, and how consistently you hear it. Abner Boiler & Heating Company’s trained technicians can take a look at your unit to see whether it requires a simple repair or a replacement.

3. You Smell a New Furnace Odor 

If you have been running your furnace all winter and then suddenly start to smell something different and it’s not going away, you’ll want to have that evaluated. It’s important to always let a professional troubleshoot any odors, as they can be the result of several different issues that range from minor to serious. Our technicians will work to ensure the temperature inside your home stays right where you want it.

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Whether your home’s heating system is fueled by a boiler or a furnace, the experts at Abner Boiler can perform maintenance checks, efficiency tests, repair work, or installations. Additionally, we can provide humidifier and water heater servicing and installation, as well as air conditioner service and maintenance. Contact us at (608) 274-3077 for more information or to request a free estimate. We serve residents in Dane County and the surrounding areas of Madison, Wisconsin, including Waunakee, Fitchburg, Sun Prairie, and Stoughton.