As you can guess from our name, we at Collingwood fuels specialize in fuels such as diesel, gasoline, propane, and oil. On top of that, we also know how to service the various appliances that run on those fuels, including oil furnaces. In this article, we will focus on oil furnaces, and specifically cover signs that they need repair. If you notice any of these things happening to your furnace, don’t hesitate to give us a call.
- You’re Spending More on Fuel- One sign that you need oil furnace repair is an increase in your fuel consumption, and the bills that go with it. This indicates that your furnace is no longer as efficient as it used to be, and that something is likely wrong with it.
- You Hear Strange Noises- Another sign that you need oil furnace repair is strange noises coming from the furnace as it runs. While every furnace makes some noise as it operates, you shouldn’t be hearing any banging, rattling, popping, or squealing sounds, all of which point to a serious problem. If your furnace starts making these kinds of noises, call our team right away so that we can check it out.
- You’re Having Flu-Like Symptoms- A third sign that you need oil furnace repair takes the form of frequent headaches, nausea, disorientation, or flu-like symptoms. If you or the other members of your household are experiencing these symptoms, it’s likely that your furnace is leaking carbon monoxide, and that issue will need to be checked out and addressed immediately.