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Serving The Greater Fresno Area Since 1970

Serving The Greater Fresno Area Since 1970


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When Should I Schedule Heating Repairs?

We’ve got plenty of chilly nights ahead of use, and your heater is going to be working hard for you throughout the remainder of the heating season. Ideally, you’ll make it through to the other end without encountering any problems with your system. The fact of the matter, though, is that there is no way in which to guarantee that this is the case. It is very possible that your heater will develop operational problems before the heating season is through. If it does, remember that prompt heating repairs in Fresno, CA are always for the best. Keep an eye out for any signs of potential heating problems.

Increased Heating Costs

If you’ve noticed a steady increase in the amount that you’re paying to heat your home, or if you see a sudden spike in the costs associated with doing so, then you may have a problem with your heating system leading to this increase. The only way to know for sure is to hire a professional heating technician. Not only does ignoring such a problem leave you to pay more for what is likely a weaker performance from your heater, but you are putting yourself at a greater risk of encounter serious heater damages.

Loud, Unfamiliar Sounds

A forced air heating system is going to make some noise when it runs, and a boiler, though a quieter option, is still not going to be silent. If you begin to notice alarming, unfamiliar sounds coming from your system, though, do not ignore them. Sure, it could just be the sound of ductwork expanding and contracting. It could also be a boiler kettling, though, or the sounds of a damaged fan banging against other components in your furnace. Have these sounds checked out by a member of our team.

Uneven Heating

There are a few reasons as to why different areas of your home may not be as comfortable as others. It could be a matter of subpar insulation or a drafty window. However, it could also be due to damaged ductwork, or even a leak in a hydronic heating system. Again, these problems will likely only worsen over time, and may potentially lead to property damage.

Schedule prompt heating repairs with the pros at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning.

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