In the middle of winter, a malfunctioning furnace can cause a lot of stress for homeowners. Around 30% of furnace-related issues involve a running furnace that fails to produce heat. At Authority Heating & Cooling, we do recommend some basic upkeep you can do to keep your furnace system running correctly.

Troubleshooting Steps to Identify the Issue

Following a series of troubleshooting steps is essential to identify the issue of a furnace running but no heat;

If the above steps do not resolve the issue, there may be problems with the blower motor or ignition system. These are more complex issues that a trained technician should address. Ignoring these problems can lead to further damage or safety hazards.

 Professional Solutions to Restore Heat in Your Furnace

Regular furnace maintenance is essential to prevent breakdowns and maintain optimal performance.

Here are some furnace maintenance tips to keep in mind:

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  1. Schedule regular furnace inspections: Regular inspections by a professional technician can identify any potential issues before they become significant problems. This can help prevent unexpected breakdowns and costly repairs.
  2.  Importance of thermostat calibration: A properly calibrated thermostat ensures accurate temperature control and efficient operation of your furnace. Regular calibration ensures that your furnace provides the proper heat to keep your home comfortable.
  3.  Signs of a malfunctioning furnace: Look out for symptoms such as strange noises, inconsistent heat, frequent cycling, or a sudden increase in energy bills. These may indicate a problem with your furnace that requires professional attention.
  4.  Improve furnace efficiency: Regularly clean or replace filters to ensure proper airflow and prevent dust and debris from clogging the system. Additionally, sealing air leaks in your home can help improve furnace efficiency by preventing heat loss.

If you are dealing with heat loss in your home, call Authority Heating & Cooling today. Our experts are ready to help with all your heating and cooling needs.