Your furnace plays a vital role in your comfort level in your home. When your furnace works right you don’t give it much thought, but when something goes wrong in the middle of a cold spell then you really take notice. So how can you prevent a sudden furnace outage? There are several warning signs to be aware of that might indicate that your furnace is about to have a problem. Let’s take a look at some of those signs:
- Your furnace is a dinosaur. Most furnaces last about 16 to 20 years. If yours is nearing that mark, then it might be time to start shopping for a new one.
- Have you noticed either your gas and/or electric bill going up lately? That’s another warning sign that something might be wrong.
- Have you noticed any strange noises coming from your furnace recently? That is a strong indication that a problem is imminent.
- Is the burner flame on your unit yellow or blue? A flickering or yellow flame could be a sign of carbon monoxide.
If you’ve noticed any of these warnings signs from your furnace lately, then now is probably the time to call the professionals at Comfort Air. We can take care of all of your furnace repair in Portland. Just call us today at 360-891-2665, or click here to contact us.