One of the most vital parts of the winter is staying cozy and warm. Of course, staying comfortable is important throughout the year, but during the chilly season it is even more essential. Winters in Muskogee are erratic and the chilliest days can often appear on us, sometimes when your furnace is unprepared. So, before you find an expert technician, here are a few things you can examine first:
- Check your filter – grimy filters are one of the most common causes of sudden furnace failures. Air has a more difficult time floating through filters once they are grimy or dirty, causing the system to switch off on some occasions. The older the furnace, the trickier it might be to find the problem, while newer furnaces are designed to find clogged and dirty filters before further issues arise. Changing furnace filters every month or so can counteract these issues and keep you comfy.
- See if your batteries are weak or dead – keep continuous tabs on your thermostat batteries to ensure that there isn’t a flashing low battery light or marker on your thermostat. If there is, it’s time to replace out the batteries on your thermostat.
- Ensure that your thermostat is set to “heat” – it can be easy to overlook small things like the settings of your thermostat. Insure this crucial step, especially if there was a recent increase in temperature that may have caused you to turn off the “heat” setting.
- Check your switches – in your home’s circuit breaker panel, discover the breakers that run your furnace:
- [Ensure|Guarantee|Confirm]48] that the switch is in the On position. If it is Off or in the middle of the two sides, change the breaker to Off and then reset it to On.
- The switch that looks like a light switch should also be in the On, or Up, position. It can definitely be mistaken for a real light switch, which is why it is usually the problem with furnace troubleshooting. Once it’s back On, the system will only take a few minutes to reboot.
Going through these steps is an easy and effective way of ensuring the productivity of your furnace before you set-up a call to your Muskogee professional. If there are still difficulties after you have made it through these steps, you will have a much wider idea on how to update your [[technicians|specialists|experts}69] on what the trouble might be. If you have questions or need to arrange a repair, call Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. in Muskogee.