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Do You Need a Furnace Tune Up?

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During the long summer months here in Bakersfield, California, you probably never think about your furnace. After all, you are trying to beat the heat, not generate it! Here at Gundlach's Service, our HVAC technicians offer year-round care of your furnace, as well as your air conditioner and plumbing systems. Below, we'll take a look at some signs that you may need a furnace tune-up. Call our HVAC company today!

Higher Utility Bills

Your furnace may be humming along, doing its thing, and you even feel quite warm when it's in use. However, you've noticed that your heating bills have gone up even though you haven't changed your heating habits. An increase in heating bills could be a sign that your furnace is working harder than it should be, so a call to a professional HVAC technician may be in order.


Reduced Comfort

If you seem cold and your furnace is running, odds are, your furnace needs a tune-up. This could be something as simple as your furnace needing a new filter, or you could have problems with the heat exchanger. For a quick diagnosis, it's best to partner with your local Bakersfield  heating company, Gundlach's Service, to be sure.


Odd Noises

While you should hear your furnace kick on, the noises it makes shouldn't be exuberant. If you are noticing your furnace is complaining by making drips, hisses, groans, or grinding noises, it's probably time for a furnace tune-up and a check on the blower motor to ensure it doesn't need to be replaced.

Odd Smells

Gas furnaces can give off smells; however, if your furnace smells more than usual or smells bad, it's time to call an HVAC technician. If you smell rotten eggs, you need to call for emergency HVAC service as this can be a sign of gas leaking into your home. Your furnace may be harboring mold growth that can cause a funky smell, too.



Gundlach's Service has been serving customers in the Bakersfield, California, area since 1900. Our local HVAC company offers superior heating and cooling systems, as well as maintenance, repairs, and installations. Give our team a call to get started and to get a free estimate today!

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