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Action Plan When Your Albuquerque Furnace is Not Working

Action Plan When Your Albuquerque Furnace is Not Working by Day and Night Plumbing

On a very cold day in the middle of winter, the last thing anyone wants is a problem with their furnace. It’s impossible to predict when you’ll have difficulties with your furnace, and sadly, there’s not much you can do to stop them from happening. To repair your furnace in Albuquerque, your only choices are to either get in touch with a professional or give yourself a shot at doing it yourself. Today, the staff here at Day and Night Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling would want to talk about what you may do if your furnace is acting up before you call a professional to fix it.

Examine the Furnace’s Gas Valve.

If your gas furnace does not light, it is possible that your system has run out of gas or that the gas valve has been turned off. After you have located the gas valve, check to see that it is activated. Make a repair appointment for the furnace even if everything appears to be operating OK and there are no obvious problems with the gas valve.

You Should Regularly Clean or Replace the Air Filters in Your Furnace.

A decreased airflow is one of the problems that individuals encounter most frequently. Find that neither registers heat even though they appear to function normally. There may be an obstruction in the airflow preventing heat from being distributed. In that scenario, you should turn off your furnace and investigate whether the air filter is blocked or unclean. You may find the air filter close to the duct that returns cold air to the room. Try cleaning or replacing the filter to see if it resolves the issue. Something may be blocking the duct, which would explain why it’s not working. To complete this step successfully, you will need the expertise of a licensed plumbing, heating, and cooling plumber.

Check to See That the Thermostat in Your Home Is Working

Check the thermostat to determine whether the heating system in your home is operating at all or is just not warming the house. If necessary, you should replace the batteries. Ensure “heat” is selected on the thermostat, and “auto” should be selected for the fan setting. If you have an electromechanical thermostat, you should also clean it with a soft brush to remove the dust and debris that would have accumulated on it over time. If this doesn’t work, it’s time to look at the electrical panel and the switch that controls the furnace.

Make sure the power switch for the furnace is on.

In some instances, the problem might be something as simple as a tripped circuit breaker or a device switch turned off inadvertently. Check the breaker box to see whether the breaker for the furnace has tripped. Check to verify whether the switch for the furnace is also activated by turning it on and off. On the side of the furnace is where you will find the switch that controls the heating system. If the circuit breaker for your Albuquerque furnace keeps tripping, you should get in touch with a licensed electrician, like Day and Night Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling, as soon as possible to get it fixed.

You may solve the issue with your home’s furnace by following some of the troubleshooting procedures listed above. If none of these solutions works, however, it is strongly recommended that you seek the assistance of a qualified specialist in the field. In the Albuquerque metropolitan area and all the other areas listed here, if you are having problems with your furnace, give the professionals at Day and Night Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling a call and let us diagnose and fix the problem. It would very wise and safer for you and your family if you do not wait too long for repairs. Problems never resolve themselves, and the longer they are allowed to fester without being addressed, the worse they get and the higher the price tag for fixing them becomes.

Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Placitas, Corrales, Bernalillo, North Albuquerque, Albuquerque South Valley, Bosque Farms, Isleta, Edgewood, Tijeras, Sandia, Bernalillo, and the Greater Albuquerque Metro-Area are all serviceable areas for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) inspection, diagnosis, repair, replacement, maintenance, and electrical provided by Day and Night Plumbing, Heating and Cooling.

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