It's easy to take the HVAC system in your Richmond, Virginia, home for granted. However, this essential comfort device keeps you cool in summer, warm in winter and breathing easily through every season in between. Make sure your furnace and air conditioner are always equipped to deliver the fresh, healthy air you need, and keep an eye out for these HVAC concerns:
Poor Indoor Air Quality
Poor indoor air quality can lead to asthma attacks, allergy flare-ups, congestion, headaches, fatigue, nausea, and general aches and pains. If you're suffering from otherwise unexplained symptoms like these, your air could be the cause.
Don't let discomforts linger. Improve your indoor air quality with an air cleaner, a ventilator, a UV lamp or another air cleaning solution.
A Failing Furnace
Watch out for the dangerous signs of a failing furnace, so you can catch potential problems early before you're left without heat. Common problem signs include:
- Banging, thwapping, or squeaking noises
- An unexplained increase in heating bills
- A yellow pilot light
- Inability to meet thermostat settings
- Unpleasant odors in the home
Decreased HVAC Efficiency
If you've forgone HVAC maintenance, your heating and cooling system probably isn't operating as efficiently as it should. Compare your current heating bills to those from last winter to see how they stack up. If your utilities are on the rise, this is a key indicator that your furnace and air conditioner are suffering from diminished efficiency.
Not only will this increase your utility bills but it will also lead to more frequent repairs and a shorter system lifespan. Schedule a tune-up at least once a year to make sure your system is operating as efficiently as possible.
If your HVAC system is in need of a little extra care, call Air Excellence, Inc. at 804-885-3888. We can handle all your maintenance and repair needs to make sure your HVAC systems is always delivering the comfort that you deserve.
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