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Furnace Repair in Santa Clarita

Preventing Heating Problems Since 1973

Taking the necessary measures to prevent your furnace from breaking down is not only safe but also financially responsible. Whether you want to remain cautious by signing up for our maintenance plan or you are in need of furnace repair in Santa Clarita, Sol-Aire Air Conditioning Co. can help. Our furnace professionals have been helping customers maintain their furnaces for over 44 years.

We are dedicated to ensuring that your heating system is well taken care of. Reach out to us at (818) 319-4636 or online to schedule a maintenance or repair service.

What are the Most Common Furnace Problems?

Furnaces can develop various issues over time, but some problems are more common than others. Here are some of the most common furnace problems:

  1. Dirty or Clogged Air Filter: A dirty or clogged air filter restricts airflow, causing the furnace to work harder and less efficiently. This can lead to reduced heating performance and increased energy consumption.

  2. Ignition Problems: Furnaces can have issues with ignition, whether they use a pilot light or an electronic ignition system. A malfunctioning ignition can prevent the furnace from starting or cause it to shut down unexpectedly.

  3. Thermostat Problems: Incorrect thermostat settings, a malfunctioning thermostat, or wiring issues can result in temperature inconsistencies and heating problems.

  4. Blower Motor Issues: The blower motor is responsible for distributing heated air throughout your home. If it malfunctions, you may experience reduced airflow, uneven heating, or no heat at all.

  5. Dirty or Blocked Vents and Ducts: Blocked or dirty vents and ducts can restrict airflow, reducing heating efficiency and causing temperature imbalances in different rooms.

  6. Frequent Cycling: A furnace that turns on and off too frequently (short cycling) can wear out components, decrease efficiency, and lead to inconsistent heating.

  7. No Heat: This is a common and obvious issue. There are several potential causes, such as a malfunctioning thermostat, ignition problems, gas supply issues, or a faulty thermocouple.

  8. Loud or Unusual Noises: Unusual noises like banging, rattling, or squealing can indicate problems with various furnace components, including the blower motor, burners, or ductwork.

  9. Pilot Light Problems: Older furnaces with pilot lights may experience issues with the pilot light going out or burning unevenly, preventing proper ignition.

  10. Gas Leaks: A gas furnace may develop gas leaks, which are not only a safety hazard but can also cause the furnace to malfunction.

  11. Dirty or Faulty Flame Sensor: The flame sensor ensures that the burners are lit. If it's dirty or malfunctioning, the furnace may not stay on or may cycle on and off frequently.

  12. Cracked Heat Exchanger: A cracked heat exchanger can lead to carbon monoxide leaks, which are extremely dangerous. This issue requires immediate attention and often means the furnace needs to be replaced.

  13. High Energy Bills: An inefficient furnace can result in higher energy bills. If your heating costs have increased significantly, it may be due to a furnace problem.

  14. System Age: As furnaces age, they become more prone to various problems. Regular maintenance can help extend the lifespan and reduce the likelihood of issues.

  15. Blocked or Frozen Condensate Pipe (for high-efficiency furnaces): In cold climates, the condensate pipe of a high-efficiency furnace can freeze, causing the furnace to shut down.

To address these common furnace problems and prevent them from escalating, it's essential to have your furnace serviced regularly by a qualified HVAC technician.

Regular maintenance can help identify and fix issues before they become major and ensure your furnace operates efficiently and safely.

How Often Should You Have Your Furnace Serviced?

It's generally recommended to have your furnace serviced annually. Annual furnace maintenance helps ensure that your heating system operates efficiently, safely, and reliably.

Here are a few reasons why annual servicing is important:

  1. Efficiency: Regular maintenance can help optimize the efficiency of your furnace. A well-maintained furnace will use less energy to heat your home, which can lead to lower heating bills.

  2. Safety: Furnace maintenance includes inspecting and testing safety controls and components. Identifying and addressing safety issues is crucial to prevent potential hazards, such as carbon monoxide leaks.

  3. Reliability: Annual servicing can catch and address minor issues before they turn into major problems. This helps reduce the risk of unexpected breakdowns during the cold winter months.

  4. Warranty Requirements: Some furnace manufacturers require regular professional maintenance as a condition of their warranty coverage. Failing to have annual servicing could void your warranty.

  5. Air Quality: A well-maintained furnace can help improve indoor air quality by ensuring proper combustion and ventilation, reducing the risk of dust and debris buildup in the system.

  6. Extended Lifespan: Regular maintenance can extend the lifespan of your furnace. A properly cared-for furnace is likely to last longer than one that receives sporadic or no maintenance.

It's a good practice to schedule furnace maintenance before the heating season begins, ideally in the fall, so your system is in top shape when you need it most.

However, if you haven't had your furnace serviced in a while and winter has already started, it's never too late to schedule a maintenance visit.

A qualified HVAC technician can perform a thorough inspection and service your furnace to ensure it's operating at its best.

About Our Discount Rewards Program

Are you interested in maintaining control of your comfort and the proper function of your furnace while saving money on repairs? If so, then we highly recommend that you sign up for our Discount Rewards Program.

Joining our Discount Rewards Program comes with many benefits, such as:

  • Locked-in rates: When you invest in our affordable furnace maintenance plan, quoted rates are guaranteed. You’ll know what you’re paying upfront, and your bill won’t surprise you
  • Priority scheduling: When emergencies arise, your call is placed at the front of the list. That means you’ll receive the fastest response possible
  • Discount on repairs: If we find a problem during our maintenance visit, you’ll automatically receive up 10-15% off all standard repairs, along with free one to two-year warranties on select products

Experience the benefits that thousands of homeowners and business owners already enjoy with our lifetime HVAC maintenance plan.

Repairs You Can Depend On

Our HVAC specialists are happy to perform any repair on any model quickly, and for a price that is honest and affordable. At Sol-Aire Air Conditioning Co., we don’t believe in waiting until the last minute to let you know how much your repairs will cost. That is why we offer free estimates. Our Santa Clarita furnace repair experts can let you know what the expenses will be upfront, along with all of the details involved with our services.

No matter what the brand is, we can provide you with solutions. Contact us now for a free estimate at (818) 319-4636.

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