Expert Furnace Repair in Martindale Remember those cold mornings where you don’t want to get out of bed because it’s so cold? There’s a way to avoid the dysfunction that can come with a broken down furnace. When you schedule routine furnace service, you’re not only taking care of any unavoidable needs that your system requires, but you’re helping to more than likely decrease the chance that your furnace will break down in the future. Although laying in a toasty bed all day sounds like a splendid idea, it is not ideal when you have dogs to walk, kids to get ready for school and work to get done. At Strand Brothers Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning, we want your home to be warm throughout the frigid months, making it a cozy place of refuge when winter gets to be its coldest. However, if you do end up needing to give us a call in the middle of the night, don’t fret. Strand Brothers is at your service every hour of every day. Our NATE-certified professionals are trained on all furnaces regardless of its make, model or age. No matter what your furnace requires, Strand Brothers professionals can fix it. After we pinpoint the problem, we promise to find the solution and fix it correctly on the first visit. Here are a few easy conditions you can check on your furnace before you contact us: Flip of a switch – The power going to your furnace is contained by the furnace switch, which similar to a light switch. There’s a probability that it could have been flipped off on accident. Double check to make sure it’s flipped on. Furnaces most likely run on timed delays, so it may take a couple minutes for it to begin after flipping the switch. Heat it up – Long story short, confirm your heat is turned on. There are pros and cons to setting your fan to either ‘on’ or ‘auto’ through the cold weather. Weigh your options, the temperature of your home and how much you project to spend on your energy bill before you change the furnace setting. Don’t forget the filter – Your furnace filter is an important piece to maintain a safe and clean home. Furnace filters shield your home from unsafe particles in air flow and also alter your furnace’s productivity. To get the most out of your system, we propose changing your filter every three months. Circuit breaker – For one reason or another, there’s a possibility that the breaker controlling power to your furnace could have been tripped. View your circuit breaker panel and see if the switch has been switched. If it has, cycle it by turning it off and then back on. It could take a couple times for your system to kick back on due to the built-in time delay. If it still isn’t working, give us a call and we can help you figure out what the problem is. Furnace repair doesn’t have to be aggravating. As long as you’re keeping up with proper furnace service, you should be doing just fine. However, these simple tips can help you notice the issue is before calling in the experts. Give us a call at 512-596-1257 or make an appointment online.