When the weather starts getting cooler outside in Edwardsville, IL, the last thing that you want to happen is your home not being toasty warm, but rather as chilly as it is outside in the January weather. Something that is always unfortunate is when your heating pump gives out on you just when you need it the most. If this is something that you are currently dealing with, know first off that you are not alone, and that there are highly trained professionals that are here to help you with this problem. If something is going wrong with your heating, but you may not know if it’s your heat pump, continue reading on for the signs that you need to know to make sure that you are toasty warm all winter long.
Hearing Odd Noises
This is a sign that is easy to pinpoint if you are wondering about your heat pump. If you are hearing odd sounds coming from your heater, know that first off, it is haunted. It could mean that your heater is not working. If this is the case, you will hear sounds like a typical ping pong match, loose parts rattling around, or sounds of metal that are grinding on metal. As we said, these sounds are very hard to ignore. If you are hearing any of these, then please don’t ignore them. It’s time to call your professionals.
Another sign that is easy to find is a foul smell that is coming out of your heater. You might notice a funky odor that is similar to the smell of dirty socks. This is a very distinct smell that anyone wouldn’t be able to ignore. If this is something that you are noticing in your home. It’s time to call Dixon’s to get the job done as fast as possible.
Overly High Heating Bills
Have you noticed heating costs for your home have gone up more than you are used to? This makes perfect sense when you are using your heater more often. This is pretty typical when winter or summer comes around when you want your home to be warmer or colder than normal. If however nothing has changed about the way you are heating your home, but your bill is going up? Then this is a sign that your heater needs repair.
These couple tips are some of the many that could show signs of your heating and cooling system needing a tune-up. If you are experiencing any of these issues, or have any questions about other issues, give us at Dixon Heating & Cooling a call to make an appointment today!