Collier's Comfort Blog: Posts Tagged ‘furnace repair’

Don’t Let Your Furnace End the Season on a Low Note

Monday, May 4th, 2020

furnace-technicianSummer is gearing up to arrive. We know it. You know it. It’s understandable that some of you are chomping at the bit for it to just arrive already. However, we have to remind you that now is no time to get cocky.  Yes, the days are warming up. Yes, the sun is making itself more and more present. No, that doesn’t mean that you can start to push your heating system out of mind. If you need furnace repair in Fort Wayne, IN, don’t wait.

The nights are still plenty chilly, and you are going to need your furnace for at least a little longer.  We know how tempting it is to say well, we’re almost there. It’ll be fine for the rest of the season, I’m sure. We also know how poorly that typically pans out for the homeowners thinking that way, and how much they wish they’d taken action sooner when the do get around to scheduling service.

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How Leaky Ductwork Affects Your Furnace

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

ductsWe’re definitely heading into the warmer time of the year—though not soon enough for everyone’s liking! With spring and eventually summer on the horizon, a lot of homeowners are probably starting to pay a little less attention to their heaters. What if we were to tell you, though, that there is a particular set of problems that can negatively affect both your furnace and your central air conditioner? Because there is, and that set of problems relates to your ductwork.

So while your need for furnace services in Fort Wayne, IN, may be limited at this point, keep in mind that your AC service needs haven’t even started to ramp up yet! And if you have any ductwork service needs, like duct testing, sealing, or new installation, remember that that’s a year-round concern. So read on, keep in mind how ductwork problems can affect your furnace and/or central AC, and remember to schedule your air duct services with the trained professionals on our team.

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Why Your Furnace Is Costing So Much to Run

Monday, January 27th, 2020

servicing-furnaceWouldn’t it be great if you could heat your home to your heart’s content, and never have to pay a penny out of pocket for doing so? Of course it would be. It would also be great to have an ATM in your home that never runs out of bills, and that only you have access to. The likelihood of either scenario actually presenting itself to you is about even. The fact of the matter is that you’ll need to pay to run your furnace.

However, that does not mean that you should put up with excessively high heating costs when using your heater to keep your home warm. There are a lot of different reasons why your furnace may cost too much to heat your house, and some of them will require professional furnace repair in Churubusco, IN. Others you can actually handle on your own. When in doubt, contact the pros on our team to figure out precisely what is going on with your system.

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Signs That Your Furnace Might Be in Trouble

Monday, November 18th, 2019

The fastest way to identify a contractor that you don’t want to work with is to find the one that tells you they can promise a completely problem-free home heating experience.  Why is that? Because 100% reliability simply is not something that you’ll ever get from any machinery, heaters included. This includes furnaces in Fort Wayne, IN. Yes, even the best furnaces on the market.  Yes, even when trained professionals install and service them.

Investing in good equipment and scheduling your furnace services with qualified professionals is certainly the best way in which to get the most reliable and effective performance possible from your home heating system, but nothing can guarantee 100% dependability. Learning some of the warning signs that your heater is in trouble is the next best thing, though. When you understand that your furnace is in trouble early on, after all, it’s more likely that you’ll be able to fix the problems quickly to mitigate any damages.

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Watch Out for These Too Simple Furnace Issues

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

frustrated-manWhen anyone tells us they’re having an issue with their furnace, the very first thing we do is tell them to change the air filter! The air filter is crucial to your furnace’s operation, and if it’s clogged up with too much dust, it can cause a whole range of issues.

But what if the air filter isn’t to blame this time? Well, there are plenty of other simple reasons that your furnace may not be performing properly. Some of these issues can be resolved by the homeowner, but if you ever feel like you’re in over your head, don’t hesitate to contact us.

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What Does the Blower Do in a Furnace?

Monday, April 8th, 2019

blue-question-markIf you’ve heard much talk about furnaces and their components, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the “blower.” The blower is one of the essential components of the furnace, so we’ll tell you what it is, how it works, and what to expect if it develops problems.

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8 Gas Furnaces Issues You Can’t Ignore

Monday, March 11th, 2019

old-furnaceThe last thing anyone wants to deal with in their busy lives is an issue with their furnace. After all, you want to associate your furnace with warm air and comfort, not problems and hazards. Even so, the reality is that they can develop issues from time to time. Here are 8 big ones that can warrant emergency repairs.

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6 Electric Furnace Repair Issues

Monday, February 25th, 2019

electric-furnace-repairMost advice on the internet about furnaces is geared toward natural gas furnaces. That’s simply because gas furnaces are among the most popular kind of furnace.

Of course, there are plenty of homes with electric furnaces—and that’s no surprise either. Electric furnaces are cleaner, easier to install, and safer. The only problem is that, like any machine, they’re susceptible to wear and tear. This will lead to repair issues over time.

As long as you call in a repair as soon as possible, you can avoid incurring further damages or increases in your utility bill. Here are 6 repair issues you can look out for:

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Common Causes of Furnace Air Flow Issues

Monday, February 11th, 2019

air-ventAir flow problems are particularly troublesome issues to deal with. That’s simply because they don’t often make noises or create erratic behaviors, so you may not even notice them when they first start occurring. In fact, most people notice these issues only after they receive a high heating bill seemingly out of nowhere.

Air flow issues can force you to run your heater much longer than you intend. Allow that to happen for several days out of a month, and you’ll see a heating bill to match.

If you notice lessened air flow from your furnace, call for furnace repair in Churubusco to get to the bottom of the problem. That being said, here are some possible causes:

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