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Heating Melbourne Florida

Heating Melbourne Florida | It’s “wintertime” in Florida. It may not get as cold here as it does in other areas of the country, it’s still important your heating system works for those chilly mornings.  Most people rarely use it, but it is an important part of your HVAC system.  Here are some tips to make sure you are not left in the cold!

Prepare for Winter

Ok, it may seem silly but you do have to prepare for winter.  Specifically you should test the heat setting on your HVAC unit.  The best way to prepare is to schedule maintenance for your HVAC unit before it gets cold.  Having a licensed professional come check out your system can prevent costly repairs in the future.  That being said, there are tell tale signs that is time for repair or service you should watch out for.

Your Heating System is Making Noises

If you turn on your system and you start to hear abnormal noises it’s best to shut it off and call for professional help.  Types of noises to listen for include humming, banging, rattling, groaning, and buzzing.  Often times the noise will start and stop when the unit kicks on and off.  If this is the case, discontinuing use is the best way to prevent a costly repair.

Low Heat Levels

When you set your HVAC unit to heat and it seems to only be producing cool or low heat air, there is a problem.  Often times people will simply set their thermostat higher in an effort to raise the temperature.  Even if this tactic works you are causing your HVAC system to work extremely hard.  This means two things, your system may experience other problems due to the increased effort needed, and your electricity bill is likely going to skyrocket.  If you feel the air your system is producing is not warm enough, call an professional.

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System Doesn’t Stop

If your HVAC system is constantly running there could be a problem.  This means the thermostat is never reaching the goal you have it set for.  There are several reasons why this can happen.  If you have a large home with door gaps and other insulation issues, you may not be able to achieve the temperature you desire.

This also can indicate there is an issue with the thermostat itself.  If you feel you are reaching the desired temperature but the system does not shut down, you need to have a professional look at it.  Much like low heat levels, a constantly running system can cause you very high electric bills very quickly.

Call Climate Experts

Heating Melbourne Florida | Climate Experts can ensure your HVAC system is running as it should.  Call or contact us today to schedule service so we can help prevent costly repairs in the future!  Make sure to follow us on Facebook for more tips and tricks!