Here's What to Do When Your Furnace Won't Ignite

February 23, 2017

We are trudging through the last several weeks of winter but we still need our furnaces, especially during cool nights. Not much is worse than going to bed at night just to find out your furnace won’t start up. If your furnace won’t turn on, here are a couple things you can check yourself before calling Winnipeg Supply Service Experts.

Check Air Filters

You should replace standard air filters every 30 days. If you don’t, they can get clogged, blocking air flow and resulting in your furnace malfunctioning.

Check Your Thermostat

See if turning the temperature up a few degrees will get the furnace to turn on. If the current room temperature is higher than the thermostat, the furnace won’t run. Also, make sure the system switch is on “heat” or “auto.”

Check the Power

It may seem silly, but verify the power switch next to the heating equipment is “On.” Even gas heating equipment uses electricity so make sure the breaker has not tripped and that the power switch has not been accidently switched to the “Off” position.

If you inspect all these things and your furnace will still not turn on, give Winnipeg Supply Service Experts a call at 204-800-0613 and we’ll come out and take care of you as soon as possible.

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