Expert Warm Air Furnace Repairs in Boston
If a warm air furnace is the primary appliance you use to heat your home in the Greater Boston Area, it’s extremely important that you keep it properly maintained. When you have a problem with your furnace, it can be a detriment to the comfort of your home, and during the winter months, it’s often a safety issue. At McMahon Plumbing & Heating, our Boston heating contractors know how important your furnace is to your home and your family, so we’ll always do whatever it takes to get it back up and running as quickly as possible when any problems arise.
Our Boston heating services professionals have extensive experience working with all kinds and brands of furnaces, so we’ll be able to troubleshoot the problem, quickly diagnose it, and get your warm air furnace back into working order promptly and professionally. We know how urgent the need for heating repairs can be, so we’ll got the job done as quickly as possible, but we’ll never let speediness get in the way of a quality job. McMahon Plumbing & Heating has been providing furnace repairs in Boston, MA since 1952 - so you can rely on our expertise. We've repaired and replaced hundreds of electric and gas furnaces in the Greater Boston Area, and you can rest assured we will take care of your service request promptly and professionally with the highest quality customer care and workmanship.
Common Warm Air Furnace Problems
There are hundreds of things that could go wrong with your Boston home's warm air furnace, but a few problems are much more common than others. Some of the most common include:
- Pilot or ignition control problems
If your pilot light is going out frequently, it can result in having no heat, or you may only have heat intermittently.
- Dirty or clogged filters
If your filter isn’t regularly cleaned or changed, your furnace will need to work harder to distribute the heat throughout your home. This will result in less heat, plus you’ll see a drop in your energy efficiency.
- Air flow problems
Whether they’re from fan motors, belts, or bearing, air flow problems will often result in your furnace overheating or poor heating control.
- Thermostat malfunctions
If your thermostat isn’t working properly, you could have problems controlling the heating in your home, or you may end up with no heat at all.
- Lack of maintenance
If your furnace isn’t regularly maintained, inspected, and tuned up, you’ll see a drop in its overall performance. You can expect to pay more for your home’s energy costs each month, have a less comfortable home, and need more complicated and expensive furnace repairs.
Warm Air Furnace Repairs and Replacements
Once your furnace is around 15 years old, you’ll need to begin paying more attention to it, as this is the time when most furnaces will start to have major problems, and may even break down unexpectedly. Continuing to use your furnace when it has problems of any size will increase your heating costs, and will only cause more problems down the line. So getting a Boston furnace repairs professional to address any issues with your warm air furnace as soon as possible after they develop is hugely important.
As your furnace ages, its efficiency will naturally drop. If you see increases in your heating costs, it could because of problems with your furnace, and you’ll definitely need repairs and even need a furnace replacement.
Our Boston heating service professionals can provide you with a thorough inspection and help you decide whether furnace repairs can solve the problem. If you need to have your furnace replaced, we’ll be ready and eager to tackle the job. McMahon Plumbing & Heating carries a great selection of furnace replacements in Boston from top rated brands. So you can rest assured we will find the most energy efficient option that fits your budget.