Furnace Repair Service

Top-Rated Furnace Repair Services at PJ Mac HVAC

The heating and furnace repair professionals at PJ Mac HVAC are HVAC experts with over 32 years of experience diagnosing and fixing broken furnaces. We are the  go-to company for both residential and commercial heating repair in Southeastern Pennsylvania, including Delaware County, Montgomery County, and Chester County.

If your furnace breaks down and you need a repair, you’ll want the expertise of a fully licensed, insured and experienced contractor. Our licensed HVAC techs will quickly diagnose and repair your furnace, keeping your family warm and comfortable all winter long.

Call PJ Mac for Furnace Repair if:

  • Your furnace won’t turn on
  • Your heating system is blowing cold air
  • Your furnace is noisy, or there is a “banging” sound when it turns on
  • The blower on your furnace is constantly running
  • Some rooms are warmer than others
  • You’re having issues with your pilot light, or an ignition control problem
  • Furnace produces an odor
  • There is an increase in your heating bills
  • Carbon monoxide alarm goes off (call a professional immediately!)

Types of Furnaces PJ MAC HVAC Repairs

If you’re experiencing any problems with your home’s furnace, PJ Mac HVAC is here to help. We offer comprehensive heating repair services for all types of systems:

  • Central warm-air furnaces
  • Built-in electrical units
  • Gas furnaces
  • Oil heating furnaces
  • Boilers, and more

Why You Should Hire Us for Heater Repair?

We guarantee that you will be completely satisfied with your furnace repair. If we have fallen short of our promise, we will happily take another look at your system and make any necessary repairs ASAP. Though, we rarely get customers needing us to come back out after a visit unless a non-related issue arises.

Same-Day Furnace Repair Service – 24/7 Call Answering Service

Our technicians are able to repair just about any type of home furnace using years of experience in the HVAC field, as well as routine training. Our HVAC trucks are equipped with equipment needed to repair most furnaces, so we can be prepared for you.

As an outstanding furnace repair company, we can accurately diagnose the root of the issue and quickly get to work making the necessary repairs. We even offer same day and emergency furnace service at no additional cost!

10 Most Common Furnace Problems

1. Thermostat Isn’t Working

One of the most common furnace problems is a malfunctioning thermostat. A sure sign your thermostat isn’t working properly is if your fan is constantly running. This will cause your thermostat battery to run, and cause your furnace to work inefficiently. Check this by setting the fan on auto, and seeing if it is running constantly at all heating settings.

2. Dirty & Clogged Filters

A dirty or clogged filter can reduce the intake your furnace needs to function, reducing its efficiency. It could also potentially lead to the damage of your limit switch. Ensure your filters are swapped out once a quarter to ensure peak performance

3. Flickering, Weak or Oddly Colored Pilot Light

Your pilot light is essential to your furnace functioning properly. If you notice that it’s flickering or is of a yellow color, then it could mean that there’s excessive carbon monoxide in your gas furnace. Any change to your pilot light should require a call to your local furnace technician.

4. Cracked Heat Exchanger

This is, unfortunately, a costly issue. Your heat exchanger separates the warming flame from the air, keeping your furnace running safely. Unfortunately, if you over-heat your house or if you don’t keep up with your air filter replacement, your heat exchanger could crack. If your heat goes out, call a furnace technician to diagnose the issue. This usually requires the replacement of the heat exchanger.

5. Malfunctioning or Frayed Blower Belt

Your blower belt is a part of a motor that helps your furnace’s fan run. Unfortunately, these will occasionally start to fray or break. This is often noticed by a high-pitched squealing sound from your furnace while it’s running. Replacing this belt will help improve the efficiency and performance of your fan.

6. Frequent & Over-Cycling

Do you notice that your furnace seems to kick on frequently, often when it just finished a cycle? Then you may have a clogged filter, improper airflow, or are running your furnace too high or too low. Having a frequently cycling furnace will result in a higher power bill.

7. Limit Switch Malfunction

If your limit switch isn’t functioning properly, you’ll notice that your furnace may be continually blowing, even when it shouldn’t be. Unfortunately, replacing this requires a professional technician.

8. Furnace Isn’t Blowing Air

A handful of issues could cause this issue. The primary issue is ensuring your blower isn’t clogged by making sure your blower is clear of any debris. Next, see if there is a flashing light on your blower. If it’s flashing red, you likely will need to call a technician to help you repair the issue.

9. Worn Out Ball Bearings

Your furnace’s ball bearings help the motor work properly. Unfortunately, over time, they can wear out, and require replacement. If you hear a scraping sound coming from your furnace, turn it off immediately and bring in a repair expert.

10. Rattling or Pinging Noises In Your Furnace

Are you hearing a popping, pinging or rattling noise coming from your furnace? These could be caused by several issues. Rattling noises are usually related to loose panels on the furnace that need to be tightened. Pinging or popping noises are likely due to the ductwork. It will expand and contract, based on whether you’re heating your house or cooling it.

Schedule A Furnace Tune-Up today

Are you experiencing any of these common furnace issues? Then it’s time to schedule a furnace repair technician to take a look. Make sure your home is protected from costly furnace repairs with a furnace tune-up today! Call (833) 756-4822 today or request an estimate from us online. 

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