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5 Ways to Avoid Heating Repair in the Future

Monday, March 21st, 2022

hand-drawing-check-box-on-a-white-backgroundIn our last blog, we talked about a few signs you might notice if you need furnace repair. Once you notice these problems, it’s easy to have one of our professionals address them and fix them in a flash. At this point, most people think they’re done with their home’s heating issue. There’s nothing wrong with stopping here, but if you want to do your future self a favor, take some time to figure out what caused your past heating repair issues. This is something that can help you avoid future headaches. If you had a heating problem this winter, then you know that there’s nothing worse than encountering a heating problem right when the weather is the coldest. The good news is, you can always trust us to assist you with your heating system.

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Major Indicators That Your Heater Is Crying Out for Help

Monday, February 24th, 2020

portrait-of-hands-of-woman-holding-white-paper-houseWe’ve all had those moments in life that we wish we could have predicted. Maybe it’s one of those unfortunate moments where you spill your coffee all over your pants right after you arrive to work, when you get a flat tire driving home, or during one of those unfortunate times where you realize you forget your wallet when you arrive to your destination. We all wish that we could look into a crystal ball every once in a while to avoid these types of problems. What if we told you that you could get this sort of effect when it comes to your home’s heater?

We don’t have a crystal ball for you, but we do have the right information to help you avoid a heating disaster. If you do find yourself in need of heater repair in Lake Jackson, TX, you can contact the professionals on our team. Make sure you schedule an appointment with us sooner than later.

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A Few Signs That Heating Repair Is in Your Future

Monday, January 13th, 2020

hand-drawing-check-box-on-a-white-backgroundIf you could look into a crystal ball and see all the upcoming obstacles in your future … wouldn’t you take a peek?

You could anticipate that flat tire, the day you forget to set your alarm for the next morning, or plan ahead for that week when you come down with a terrible cold. It would be quite the convenience. While we don’t have a crystal ball for you here at Switzerland Air to predict any future HVAC mishaps, we do have all the right information to help alert you to the warning signs of potential trouble.

Read below to find out what you should look out for and make sure that you always schedule your heating repair in Lake Jackson, TX with our team.

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3 Signs That You Need Heating Repair

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Are you wondering if you need heating repair in your home this winter? It’s a common question that a lot of homeowners ask themselves during this time of year. We understand that the answer isn’t always so clear-cut. You might know all the warning signs right off the top of your head. The process can be a little confusing, and if you’re ever unsure, you can come to our team of professionals.

You’re never alone when you come to the professionals on our team. We specialize in heating repair in Lake Jackson, TX. You can trust our professionals to perform all the work that you need in your home. Don’t settle for heating repair services from any other team.

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Preparations You Should Be Making For Heating Season Right Now!

Monday, October 8th, 2018

gas-burnerSure, it’s still pretty hot out most days. Summer is coming to an end sooner than you think, however, which means you should be thinking about the kind of preparations you should be making for the fall and winter seasons. If you take these steps now, you won’t have to scramble to get them done when the weather starts to cool off. Check out the following tips to help get your home ready for heating season.

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Steps to Take Before Calling for Heating Repair

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

If you’ve noticed problems with your heating system as we near the end of winter in Freeport, TX, you may be ready to call for repairs so you don’t have to wait until next year. You are encouraged to tackle issues as soon as possible to avoid bigger problems later. However, sometimes the issue could be far simpler to solve than a repair call justifies. Before calling for heating repair, check out the steps below to see if there is a simple explanation.

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Noises Your Boiler Shouldn’t Be Making

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Engineers have yet to invent a heating system capable of perfect self-diagnosis. If you have a boiler keeping your home warm, it cannot tell you exactly when something is wrong with it and what repairs are necessary to fix it. However, boilers do have ways of indirectly communicating their repair needs through sounds. If you detect a disruption in the normal pattern of sounds that your boiler makes, it usually means the system needs to have professional attention soon.

Never ignore any of the warning sounds listed below. Get on the phone and call Switzerland Air to arrange for our professional heating repair service in Brazoria, TX. We will discover what is wrong with your boiler and find the best way to resolve the problem. We back our work with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Here are a few of the odd sounds you may hear from your boiler that will warn you to call for heating technicians:

  • Rumbling: First of all, don’t panic that a rumbling sound means that your boiler is about to burst. This is a very rare occurrence. What is more likely is that the mixing valve is faulty and hot and cold water are mixing at the top of the tank. It could also indicate scale build-up from hard water that is creating a temperature imbalance, or sediment developing along the bottom of the tank.
  • Banging: A sharp banging noise from the boiler could be water hammer, which occurs when hot and cold water meet in the tank or the heat loops. If you hear it in the pipes, it could mean low water inside the tank. This will require a professional to repair.
  • Booming: This is a noise associated with natural gas boilers, the most common type found in homes. When you hear this booming noise as the boiler comes on, it means that the burners are dirty or in some way blocked from drawing enough air to evenly ignite the gas jets. A repair technician will need to detach the burners and clean them off. As with any repair for a natural gas appliance, only licensed professionals should handle it.

Boilers can achieve extremely long lifespans, provided they receive the right level of care each year and prompt repairs when necessary. Should you notice any of the above sounds, do not hesitate to call for heating repair in Brazoria, TX from Switzerland Air.

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Why Your Furnace Isn’t Providing Heat

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Furnaces are generally quite reliable, providing heat to every room or zone in the home using a centralized system connected to the ducts. If your furnace won’t seem to give you the heating power you need, it may come as a surprise. However, even top-of-the-line units can run into a number of different repair needs, especially if you haven’t had a technician look at your heating system at all this season. When your furnace isn’t providing enough heat or any heat at all, any of the following causes may lead you to call a technician for professional heating repair in Lake Jackson.

  • Faulty Ignition System: In order for your furnace to heat up, the ignition system must allow for combustion to take place. Modern furnace pilots don’t need a flame lit at all times. Instead, electronic ignition kicks in when heat is needed only, but this system can fail if the proper conditions are not met. For example, if the gas burner is clogged, it won’t be able to light. Or the flame sensor—a component that detects when there is no flame present and shuts off the gas to prevent leaks—may be dirty, causing it to believe the burner is not lighting and shutting off the system shortly after ignition.
  • Safety Controls Activated: It could be the case that a potential health or safety hazard was detected by your system, which has in turn shut off for your protection. The air pressure switch may shut down the unit because gases are not venting properly, for example. Alternatively, the limit stich may shut down the furnace if the chamber has overheated.
  • Electrical Trouble: A gas furnace can still run into electrical trouble since the control board and fans can eventually malfunction. You may not feel heat because of a broken sensor, or because the blower fan motor does not have enough power to operate.

You may be able to prevent heating repair by scheduling professional maintenance every year. All in all, it’s best to call on an expert when you’re your furnace does not run properly. Call the professionals at Switzerland Air for quality heating repair in Lake Jackson.

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