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Does Your Home's Furnace and Air Conditioner System Need To Be Replaced This Spring?

Campeau Heating in Sudbury, Ontario, provides 8 HVAC Warning Signs.

Does Your Home's Furnace and Air Conditioner System Need To Be Replaced This Spring?

This winter has been an unpredictable beast to say the least. With temperatures fluctuating between -20 and +5, it’s hard to know which season you should be preparing for!

A) An even longer, colder winter (please say it isn’t so!) OR

B) The arrival of a long-awaited spring!

Although most of us in Northern Ontario are still plowing our driveways, salting our walkways and cursing the frigid morning air, it’s safe to say that spring is on her way! Albeit quite slowly. 

The good news is that Campeau Heating in Sudbury, Ontario is well prepared for the unpredictable March weather ahead. 

With temperatures starting to rise ever so lightly in Northern Ontario, now is the time to test your home’s heating and cooling systems. This means checking your furnace and air conditioner for possible failure or tune-up needs!

In this post, our Campeau Heating Technicians provide our homeowners with HVAC warning signs that will keep your family warm this March, while also preparing your home for the summer heat ahead.

Read through the 8 ways to troubleshoot your home’s furnace and air conditioner this spring!

 

Warning Signs of Furnace and Air Conditioner Failure 

  1. Humidity Build-Up 

Are your home’s humidity levels too high? An inefficient heating or cooling system can cause your home’s humidity levels to be unbearable!

If your furnace or air conditioner needs to work extra hard to manage your home’s humidity levels, it’s time to replace your HVAC system. 

  1. Lack Of Heat Or Cool Air

What is one thing that your furnace should be able to do without a problem? Simple...provide comfortable heat for your home and family! 

The same goes for your air conditioner. If it’s working double time to provide a simple cool breeze in your home, then something is definitely not right.

If either your heating or air conditioning is not providing reliable temperature control in your home, you might have an HVAC replacement issue on your hands!

  1. Strange Sounds 

BANG! CLANG! RUMBLE!  

Are you hearing strange noises coming from your furnace and/or air conditioner? 

Although general operational sounds are normal for an HVAC system, it’s the sudden sharp sounds that you need to be wary of. These can be warning signals that something is very wrong with your HVAC system! 

If you are experiencing loud noises from your HVAC system, it’s best to power down and call a professional. Our heating and cooling experts at Campeau Heating in Sudbury offer furnace and AC repairs and maintenance services all year round!

  1. Unwelcome Odours 

After a long winter spent indoors, it’s no wonder your home might be emitting some strange and unwelcome smells. The buildup of volatile organic compounds, mould and mildew can cause poor toxic indoor air quality. Something that you need to be aware of during the COVID-19 pandemic for sure! 

Although there is no proof that your home’s indoor air quality can lessen your chances of catching the COVID-19 virus, there is proof that clean indoor air can help to minimize those symptoms.

Instead of masking these odours with air fresheners and toxic candles, call a professional indoor air specialist at Campeau Heating in Sudbury. We have the indoor air quality tools needed to improve your indoor air quality today!

  1. High Energy Bills

Are you receiving uncharacteristically expensive energy bills? An increase in your energy bills could mean many things, including: 

  • General wear and tear of your HVAC system
  • Your HVAC system has reached the end of its life
  • Clogged air filters 
  • HVAC System Failure 

If you have tried seemingly every possible HVAC fix to lower your energy bills with no success, it might be time to upgrade to a new, energy efficient HVAC system

At Campeau Heating in Sudbury, Ontario, we offer a variety of energy efficient HVAC systems. 

  1. Frequent Repair Visits 

Have you been calling your HVAC maintenance guy a little too often lately? Although we appreciate the opportunity to spend more time with our clients, we know that those frequent furnace and AC repairs are very inconvenient. Not only do they take up time in your schedule, but they can also start getting expensive!

If you’ve noticed one too many HVAC repair appointments on your calendar, it’s time to identify the root cause of the issue! 

Over time, minor and major repairs can begin to degrade your HVAC system. Once this starts happening, it’s time to think about replacing that furnace or air conditioner

  1. Uneven Air Flow 

Uneven air flow can be caused by many different factors, some of which have nothing to do with the operation of your HVAC system! In most cases, when our Campeau Heating Technicians are called to investigate uneven air flow, we find issues within the ductwork instead!

Your ductwork is the lungs of your home. This means that you need to ensure your lungs are clean and in working order for proper airflow to occur. 

  1. Unexplainable Health Symptoms 

  • Headaches 
  • Nausea 
  • Flu symptoms 
  • Allergy symptoms 
  • Mental Fog 

Although these negative health symptoms are easily blamed on pet hair, pollen and flu season, these are also the warning signs that your HVAC system could be causing more harm than good!

Your HVAC system needs to be cleaned on a regular basis, allowing for your home’s air to be pure of toxins, harmful bacteria, dust etc. 

 

Contact Campeau Heating in Sudbury, Ontario For Your Air Conditioner and Furnace Needs This Spring

If you are experiencing any of these 8 HVAC Warning Signs within your home, it’s time to call the professionals!

At Campeau Heating in Sudbury, Ontario, it’s our mission to keep you and your home safe, comfortable and efficient! We work with our clients to provide affordable HVAC maintenance services so that you can breathe easy all year round!

Campeau Heating is offering safe, contactless HVAC maintenance services throughout Sudbury, Ontario. As a family run business, our goal is to provide you with the finest heating and cooling products in the area - with competitive prices and high quality workmanship!

Give us a call at (705) 560-2441 or visit us online for more information!

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