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Don't Wait to Fix Your Furnace If You Notice These 3 Signs of Trouble

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The nighttime temperatures are chilly enough to warrant the use of a heating system. While you can bundle up to reduce your reliance on a heater, home heating is essential on the chilliest of nights. A faulty heating system can cause discomfort and drive up energy costs. That’s why you shouldn’t wait to fix your furnace if you notice these three signs of trouble:

Flickering or Yellow Pilot Light

The pilot light and ignition control in your furnace are what allow it to turn on and burn fuel. Your furnace’s pilot light should burn blue. If it burns yellow or flickers, there’s probably excess carbon monoxide in the system. It’s safe to look at your furnace’s pilot light to determine whether it’s flickering or burning yellow. But if it is, you’ll need a professional to clean the air intake valve to the pilot light. Accessing and repairing this part yourself can be dangerous.

Belt and Blower Problems

Is your furnace making a high-pitched squeal? In most cases, this sound indicates a problem with either the blower belt or the blower itself. Repairing this issue can be as simple as lubricating the belt. But it might also be worn. No matter the case, it’s best to leave this repair to a professional to avoid further damage to the heating system.

Burner Needs Adjusting or Cleaning

When the furnace is lit, it depends on a burner to heat the air before blowing it through the ductwork and into your home. If your heating system isn’t blowing warm air into your home, there might be a problem with the burner.

To figure out whether the burner needs adjusting or cleaning, you need to look inside the furnace. There are safety concerns when repairing gas appliances. You don’t want to accidentally cause a gas leak or allow carbon monoxide to accumulate in your home. Therefore, it’s important to have a service technician inspect your furnace every fall.

Do you suspect your furnace requires a repair? Contact Dent AC at (601) 300-8317 right away. From repairs to preventive maintenance, we’ll make sure your heating system operates safely at peak efficiency.

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You don’t have to worry when you choose us. We will treat your home well and do the work properly. You can sit back and enjoy the results!

100% Money Back
Guarantee

If you are not happy with the work performed, you get your money back without hassle.

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Surprises aren’t great when you’re asking for HVAC work. We’ll be honest and open about pricing and what you can expect for the process ahead.

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Your property will be well protected when our team is on the job. We’ll even clean up well when we’re finished.

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When we leave your home, it will be comfortable. We’ll keep working until we achieve that.

Utility Savings
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When we install or maintain your HVAC system, you will see your utility bills improve. That’s our promise to you.

$500 Installation
Date Guarantee

We will install your system on the day we say we will. If we miss that deadline, you’ll get $500 from us.

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If your system breaks down during the first year and leaves you without heating or cooling, we will be there within 24 hours, or we will pay you $500 for your inconvenience.

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If a system or part we install fails to operate correctly, we'll make it right!

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I had previously had problems with backup in my home after new gas lines were put in. I was told by Atmos that I had a leak in my pipe just recently. I was told that it was roots in my… Dorothy S.
Phillip from Dent’s was very knowledgeable, courteous patient and professional. Last Wednesday he ordered the part upon diagnosis, yet came days sooner when the part came in earlier than expected. I was glad, as it gets cold in this old house!… Presley B.
Jonathan McDonald deserves a huge thank you. Very efficient young man. Very nice. I’m very impressed with the work y’all have done since getting my new unit. I highly recommend y’all!!! Tracy S.
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