the winter, you will probably have a gas furnace installed to keep
your home warm and comfortable to stay in. Your furnace may not
always perform optimally due to factors such as wear and tear of
moving its parts. While Furnace
Repair Service in Irvington
can always be outsourced, it can be expensive in the long run. Doing
regular check-ups on your gas furnace will greatly reduce you repair
costs and energy bills caused by inefficiency of the furnace. You
should always check for the following abnormalities when doing
regular maintenance of your gas furnace:
in the gas line
you inspect you gas line from the gas tank nozzle and the shut-off
valve to the burners. If you hear a hissing sound coming from these
parts, quickly disconnect the gas pipe connecting the gas tank and
the burner, remove the gas tank outside and open all the windows and
doors to allow the gas that may have leaked to escape the house.
this time, ensure no one in your home is using something that may
cause a fire outbreak: even an electric spark on your socket could
ignite the gas. You should wait outside for some few minutes before
getting back to the house to give time for the gas to escape.
Immediately seal the leak or replace any part that has malfunctioned.
your furnace for cracks especially on the side panelling, valves or
the burners. If you find any crack, ensure they are sealed by a
professional HVAC technician to avoid further damage to your furnace.
Toxic fumes escaping from the cracks could spread via the ductwork
posing a safety hazard in your home.
on the pilot assembly
not allow grime or dirt to accumulate on the pilot system as this
will put out the pilot light. This can cause your furnace to shut
down indefinitely while you need its service most. A clean pilot
system will ensure that your furnace is working efficiently.
your gas furnace malfunctions, you can get it repaired or replaced by
a competent HVAC technician from Crowther Heating & Air
Conditioning. For more information on efficient HVAC systems and
Furnace Repair Service, visit
Crowther Heating & Air Conditioning.