DIY Furnace Fixes

Here are the top three DIY residential furnace fixes. In addition to the following, you may want to be sure the switch on the side of the furnace is in the on position. If none of these simple fixes help don’t hesitate to call Aire Serv for professional service.

1. Replace or Clean the Air Filter:

  • Issue: Reduced airflow, furnace shuts down early, uneven heating, or higher energy bills.
  • Fix: Find the furnace air filter and replace it if dirty. For reusable filters, clean as per the manufacturer's instructions.

2. Check and Reset the Thermostat:

  • Issue: Incorrect temperature readings or an unresponsive thermostat.
  • Fix: Ensure the thermostat is set correctly, replace batteries if needed, and try resetting or recalibrating it.

3. Clean/Unblock Vents and Registers:

  • Issue: Uneven heating or reduced airflow.
  • Fix: Check vents and registers for blockages. Ensure they are open and unobstructed for proper airflow.

These simple DIY fixes can address common furnace issues. Remember, if problems persist or you're uncertain, it's wise to consult a professional for assistance.