Is your heater not turning off? If so, this is without a doubt one of the most frustrating problems that a furnace can have but the good news is that it’s a problem that can be fixed especially if you know what could be causing this problem and how it can be fixed.
Check Your Thermostat To See If Your Furnace Is Set To On Or Auto
The first thing to do when you have a furnace that won’t turn off is to check the thermostat to see if it’s set to on or auto. Yes, this is by far the easiest thing to do but someone in your home may have accidentally set your furnace on and this could be the reason why it’s not shutting off.
Let’s say that your home is currently warmer than the temperature that’s set on your thermostat, in this case, it’s likely that you may have a problem with your thermostat because it’s not registering the real temperature in the home and still thinks that your home is colder than it really is.
Thankfully, when you work with Aircare Heating & Air Conditioning, you can count on us for fast service to come out and replace your thermostat without you losing the use of your furnace.
Check Your Air Filter
If it’s been some time since you last replaced your air filter, this could be one of the reasons why it’s not shutting off because with a dirty air filter your furnace will have to work harder and longer to keep your home heated.
The good news is that most air filters cost less than $10 and this is something that you can easily replace yourself.
Check Your Ductwork
Another reason why your furnace isn’t shutting off could be due to the fact that you have a problem with your ductwork because they could either be clogged if they’ve never been cleaned or your ductwork could have one or more holes that are causing the warm air from your heater to leak into your attic.
To check your ductwork, simply inspect the ductwork; if the ductwork has been damaged and is leaking warm air into your attic you will know right away because the attic will be warmer than it should be. If your ductwork appears to be in normal working order then you should hire someone to clean your air ducts to see if this solves the problem.
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