Heater Repair in Orange County

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It’s tempting to ignore signs of a breakdown like lack of airflow, loud operation, or constant cycling, but failing to address these issues quickly will lead to more significant problems down the road. Our expert AC repair services in Orange County are completed by professionals with over 30 years of experience. Don’t ignore the signs that your unit needs a service when 20th Century Air offers 21st century products with 20th century service.

Typical Heater Issues

Noticing problems with your heater quickly after they happen is critical to preventing the issue from growing and damaging other parts of your system. 

Common heating breakdowns include:

  • Clogged filters: An overused filter can increase energy usage, lower airflow, and increase cycling. A clogged filter may seem like a minor issue, but it can quickly cause overheating and a cracked heat exchanger if ignored.
  • Cracked heat exchanger: The heat exchanger ensures safe operation and often cracks because of overheating caused by a clogged filter or over-cycling. This is costly and usually requires an entirely new unit instead of a repair.
  • Over-cycling: A clogged filter and improper airflow lead to over-cycling. You can troubleshoot this issue by replacing the filter. Otherwise, the airflow might be caused by damaged ductwork or a clog.
  • Unusual sounds: It’s not abnormal to notice a pinging noise between seasons as your ductwork will expand and contract with the temperature. However, other sounds like a rattling or banging indicate you need our expert heater repair services in Orange County.

The best way to prevent these issues is with annual maintenance. Maintenance helps keep your heater within its warranty and allows our team to notice these problems before they become more significant.

Maintenance to Prevent Repairs

Annual tune-ups keep your heater at its best to avoid costly breakdowns like over-cycling, low airflow, and a cracked heat exchanger. You should schedule a service in the Fall to ensure your unit is prepared for the upcoming season. Preventative maintenance can seem like a significant upfront cost, but you save money over time by maintaining efficiency and avoiding breakdowns.

Other common issues like electrical issues and worn-out parts are inspected during our annual tune-up. This prevents loose connections, aging wires, or burning that can put you and your home at risk. If certain parts are worn out, replacing them before they can harm other aspects of your system is critical to avoid an early replacement or costly repair service.

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A lack of airflow can seem like a minor issue, but it is often the catalyst that leads to significant problems like over-cycling or a cracked heat exchanger. Properly maintaining your unit by changing your filter as the manufacturer recommends is critical. If you smoke or have pets, you should replace your filter more often to prevent overheating.

20th Century Air wants to set you up for success this winter with a heater you can count on. Our expert heating repair services in Orange County provide solutions to many issues, but you can prevent these problems altogether with preventative maintenance.

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