It’s cold, your furnace just quit on you, and every Austin HVAC company you’ve called is booked. Or maybe your furnace died at 3 am on a Tuesday or 3 pm on a Sunday, and you’d rather not pay the after-hours rate. Either way, what you need is some solid, practical tips to (hopefully) get your furnace cranking again—so you don’t have to put your kids to bed in their snowsuits. Even if you’re willing to do that, we’re guessing you’d rather not have frozen plumbing pipes.Follow these tips to see if you can get your furnace to fire up again:
You know what’s worse than coming home to a freezing cold house during a cold snap? Nothing. Except maybe having your furnace say, “Nope” in the middle of your fancy holiday meal or while your buddies are over for a major sporting event or any other time when it’s cold outside.
If you’re like most homeowners, you’ve cussed at your HVAC system a time or two because it just seems so inconsistent. Maybe your living room feels perfectly cozy in the winter—but your nose is numb when you wake up in the morning. Or your kids complain about their room being sooooo hoooooot in July—but you’re walking around the rest of the house in a hoodie. Super frustrating, right? Fortunately, there’s a relatively quick solution: Simply adjust your HVAC dampers.