You notice your HVAC system start up and you’re anticipating a comfortable blast of warm air, but instead all you feel is cool air blowing. That’s no good in the freezing weather!
There are a couple reasons why your heating equipment could be giving off cold air. Stallion Heating Plumbing Air Conditioning is here with a couple of them to help you detect the problem.
It might feel silly, but the thermostat is the first place you should check. It’s the starting point for any heating technician, too. Make sure the system is set to “auto instead of “on.” If the thermostat is set to “on” then your heating system will blow continuously, even when it isn’t really heating the air being produced, thus blowing cold air. Turning it to “auto” will make sure the heating equipment only blows when it’s really heating the air to keep your home warm and comfortable.
Typically air filters need to be changed monthly to prevent them from becoming dirty and clogged. If air filters aren’t changed often enough, the soiled air filter may restrict airflow into your heating equipment. If this takes place, it can overheat your system, causing the equipment to stop heating as a safety measure.
If your duct work includes leaks, connection problems, or was not designed correctly, it could allow warm air from the heating equipment to seep out. This would not only cause your heating system to give off cold air, it could significantly run up your energy bills since your heating equipment is heating non-living space, and will have to work overtime to keep your home warm.
There are several other reasons that your heating equipment could give off cold air. Call Stallion Heating Plumbing Air Conditioning today and we’ll send an expert to diagnose your problem and get your home warm and comfortable again in no time. If you have not turned on your heating system yet but don’t want to get left in the cold, call about our fall promotion and ask about how you can save money on a Precision tune-up.