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Six Ways to Know Your Furnace is Running Efficiently

Here are six ways to know your furnace is running efficiently in your home.

Six Ways to Know Your Furnace is Running Efficiently

The furnace is about the most useful appliance in winter. But sometimes, it may not be firing from all cylinders and you won’t know. Here are a few tips on how to check out the condition of your furnace and also lengthen its lifespan

Drop in temperature

If you notice that the temperature in your apartment is dropping and you check the temperature setting and found out that the temperature setting is still the same. It is likely that either your thermostat or its batteries have packed up. This calls for replacement of which of them packed up. There should be uniformity in the temperature of every part of your house. When there is a temperature difference, it is an indication that your duct work could be having a problem.

Whooshing sound and other noises

If your furnace begins to make such noises, it means that it is burning too rich. This will not only burn more gas than needed, it will also lead to extra wear and tear. So you should tune it up to avoid paying outrageous bill.

A high-pitched squealing sound at the startup of your heater is a strong signal that the bearings in your blower motor. You need to change them as quickly as possible before they cause more damages. A dead heater means a frozen house.

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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