Doing Your Part to Keep Your HVAC System Running

A few months ago, my air conditioner completely died. I woke up in the middle of the night covered in sweat, and I didn't know what to do. The next day, I called an HVAC expert, and they came out to inspect my system. It turned out that it had failed because of filthy filters and a clogged return duct, which made me sick to my stomach. I had caused the problem, and I needed to learn how to fix things. My HVAC professional taught me a few easy maintenance techniques that I didn't know before, so that I could maintain my new system. Check out this blog to learn more about HVAC yourself.

Your Commercial Furnace And Signs You Need To Have A Repair Done


When you run a business, the last thing you need is for your furnace or boiler to stop working out of nowhere. There are usually signs your furnace is starting to malfunction before it stops completely, but you might not notice these signs if you aren't paying attention. If you are left in the cold, you can end up losing business because you have to keep your doors closed until your commercial furnace is repaired. You might have damage to your pipes if they freeze while you are away and burst, making a mess of water throughout your space. Pay attention to new noises when your heat turns on, rapidly rising utility bills, and strange odors to keep your furnace in good shape.

Your Furnace Is Loud When it Turns On

You might hear a loud banging noise when your furnace turns on, a sign that there is a problem with the ignition and the release of fuel. The banging noise you hear is a small explosion, caused by the buildup of excess fuel that is release before your ignition starts your furnace. Get loud noises checked out right away to make sure your commercial furnace is safe to run.

Your Utility Bills are Out of Control

You can compare your utility bills year to year. If you have a huge increase in your utility costs, it's time to get your commercial furnace serviced. To keep your furnace in good working order, maintenance is needed before it is being used daily. When you notice excessive utility bills, it won't hurt to have the efficiency of your commercial furnace tested to look for problems. If your commercial furnace is no longer efficient, you can end up spending too much money to stay warm and will need a new system.

Short Cycling and Your Furnace

Your furnace can turn on and off without really heating up your space. If you hear the furnace turn on and back off again and the building is still cold, your unit is short cycling. Your commercial furnace repair technician will take a good look at your system to determine what the problem is. You may need a new thermostat, a vent cleaned, or your air filter changed.

Problems with how your commercial furnace heats up your business need to be addressed. Short cycling, warm air instead of hot air, and loud noises should all be dealt with before your system breaks down entirely.


5 November 2019