Gas Furnace Repair in San Antonio
While San Antonio is known for our blazing summers, it’s important not to forget about staying warm in the winter. Our colder months may not be as rough as some places up north, but you still might come home and want to cozy up with a blanket around December and January. What we don’t want is for something to go wrong with your furnace when you need it most. This is why the team at Damiani’s is dedicated to providing gas furnace repair services throughout the San Antonio area, so you can stay safe and comfortable all winter long!
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Signs Your San Antonio Home Needs Heating Repair
As much as we hope that nothing goes wrong with your furnace, sometimes things are beyond our control and a visit from the repairman is necessary. Here are some reasons why your furnace may have gone kaput:
- The air filter is very dirty: If you’ve forgotten to change your air filter for a while, it can get clogged with dirt and debris.
- Your furnace doesn’t have enough gas in it: It’s hard for a gas furnace to work properly without the gas part.
- Your furnace has built up a lot of condensation: This means that your water reservoir is most likely full, meaning your furnace cannot work properly!
- The thermostat is broken: Jabbing the power button and it’s not listening to you? Your thermostat is probably broken, which may mean more serious furnace repairs, too.
- The blower motor is broken: No blower motor means no heat flowing through your home.
Let Damiani’s Comfort Design Help You With Your Heating Repair Needs!
While it might not be on the top of your mind, the team at Damiani’s Comfort Design knows how important it is to stay up to date with your furnace repairs throughout San Antonio. And we cannot emphasize enough how important it is to make sure your furnace has regular, routine maintenance throughout the year so you can catch small issues and plan for repairs early to prevent massive system errors from occurring.
At Damiani’s, nothing is more important to us than ensuring you are happy and satisfied with our service. You can take our Satisfaction Guarantee as proof of that sentiment! If you have a broken furnace in San Antonio and need heating repair, we promise we will fix it!
Frequently Asked Questions
Do gas furnaces need to be serviced?
Like most complex machines with moving parts, electronic components, and/or combustion, your furnace needs to be serviced regularly to stay in top condition. That means professional attention, not just a quick once-over by a layman looking at the user’s manual. Gas furnaces are particularly needy in this regard, due to their use of combustion and the risks associated with any failures. You’ll want to have maintenance performed once per season of heavy usage, or at least once a year, and ideally before the winter so you’ll get the most advantage.
How often do you need to clean a gas furnace?
You should probably clean the exterior of your gas furnace whenever you’re changing or cleaning your filters, about once a month — assuming you have user-serviced filters, of course. By clearing out dust and any other messes off of your furnace, you can reduce the likelihood of that dust and debris ending up somewhere it shouldn’t be and causing problems, or reducing the efficiency of your unit by clogging up your filters faster than they should. If you have easy access to your ducts, giving them a glance for obstructions or heavy dust buildup is worth it as well. None of this is nearly as vital as replacing filters regularly and getting professional maintenance, however.
What happens if you don’t maintain your gas furnace?
If you don’t maintain your furnace, over time it will degrade in performance, efficiency, air quality, and reliability. You’ll be spending more money to achieve the same level of heat — if you can even achieve the right level of heat. You’ll also be much more likely to experience problems as parts fail unexpectedly; maintenance will prevent many parts failures from ever happening and will also help identify and repair them on your terms when they’re inevitable. Given the nature of a gas furnace, regular maintenance to avoid failures is particularly important; you don’t want gas leaks, obstructions of your ventilation, etc., occurring.
How will I know whether to repair or replace my furnace?
As a general rule, you should think about replacing your furnace instead of just repairing it if it’s more than 10 years old, if you’ve had to repair it repeatedly, if you want to take advantage of new technology or features, or if your repairs are going to be so expensive that putting that money toward an upgrade makes more sense.