Taking care of your Austin, Texas, home also means taking care of your heating system. But if you aren’t diligent about getting regular maintenance, your system might give you some warning signs that it needs a heating repair. Keep a lookout for these four signs that you need to call an HVAC technician for repairs.

Cool Air Coming Out of the Vents

A heater that circulates cool air may be a sign of a fuel combustion problem or a leak in your home’s ductwork. If the air temperature isn’t consistent throughout the house, the heating system may be too small.

Your Energy Bill Costs More Than Usual

Usually, there is a potential heating system problem when your energy bill is higher than expected. The system may be operating inefficiently because of a broken or dirty part that needs repairing or replacing. You should install a smart thermostat that reports your energy use to alert you when there is a problem with your consumption.

Dust Buildup

When heating systems first start to run again after a few months of inactivity, they can disperse unsettled dust throughout the home. You’ll need an HVAC specialist to help you keep your system clean to avoid long-term buildup of debris and grime that can cause corrosion. Enlisting the help of a technician will help you avoid needless repair or replacement services.

Physical Health Issues

A carbon monoxide leak could be contributing to your household members’ feelings of malaise, including headaches, nausea, dizzy spells, and burning in the eyes and nose. This is because, over time, the heat exchangers in older furnaces can crack and develop holes where carbon monoxide leaks. If the furnace flame is burning yellow instead of blue, then your system could have a carbon monoxide leak.

We provide our customers with same-day service and a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Call AC Pros Air Conditioning & Plumbing for immediate heating repairs. Our prompt and courteous HVAC technicians will make sure your heating system is running safely and efficiently.

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