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DIY Furnace Troubleshooting

One of the most vital parts of the winter is staying comfortable and warm. Of course, staying comfortable is vital throughout the year, but during the winter it is even more necessary. Winters in West Palm Beach are always changing and the coldest days can often appear on us, sometimes when your furnace is unprepared. So, before you ask a specialized technician, here are a few things you can examine first:

  1. Check your filter – unclean filters are one of the most common causes of unexpected furnace failures. Air has a more difficult time floating through filters once they are filthy or dirty, causing the system to switch off sometimes. The older the furnace, the more difficult it might be to detect the problem, while newer furnaces are created to find clogged and dirty filters before further troubles arise. Changing furnace filters every month or so can counteract these problems and keep you comfortable.
  2. See if your batteries are weak or dead – keep continuous tabs on your thermostat batteries to ensure that there isn’t a flashing low battery light or sign on your thermostat. If there is, it’s time to switch out the batteries on your thermostat.
  3. Ensure that your thermostat is set to “heat” – it can be easy to overlook minor things like the settings of your thermostat. Verify this vital step, especially if there was a new rise in temperature that may have caused you to switch off the “heat” setting.
  4. Check your switches – in your home’s circuit breaker panel, locate the breakers that run your furnace:
    1. [Ensure|Guarantee|Confirm]48] that the switch is in the On position. If it is Off or in the middle of the two positions, turn the breaker to Off and then reset it to On.
    2. The switch that appears to look like a light switch should also be in the On, or Up, spot. It can definitely be misidentified as a real light switch, which is why it is frequently the issue with furnace troubleshooting. Once it’s back On, the system will only need a few minutes to reboot.

Working through these steps is a simple and effective way of ensuring the efficiency of your furnace before you make a call to your West Palm Beach technician. If there are still issues after you have worked through these steps, you will have a much greater idea on how to inform your [[technicians|specialists|experts}69] on what the problem might be. If you have questions or need to arrange a repair, call Kyzar Air Conditioning Inc in West Palm Beach.

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