When you need furnace repair in Livonia, Michigan, count on the company that’s been keeping Livonia comfortable since 1961: Ehlers Heating & Air Conditioning. We provide prompt, dependable repairs and service for furnaces of all makes and models.
At Ehlers, we pride ourselves on our ability to detect and solve any furnace problem! Here are some of the most common furnace repair issues that we see.
The furnace refuses to start up – Before you call us, check your thermostat to make sure it’s set correctly. If it is, another common issue may be occurring such as:
Blocked gas or propane flow
A broken pilot light
A tripped or blown circuit breaker
The furnace isn’t keeping your home as warm as it should – Check the thermostat first. If nothing is wrong there, the issue may be:
A clogged filter that needs to be changed
Unbalanced airflow through your home
The furnace is making odd noises – An unfamiliar or unusually loud noise is always a cause for concern. Do any of these sound familiar?
Loud racket when the furnace turns on
Rumbling while the furnace is running
Creaking, screeching, or buzzing from the furnace
Livonia Furnace Repair
The highly-trained technicians at Ehlers Heating & Air Conditioning have the knowledge and experience to repair whatever kind of furnace you have in your Livonia-area home. We perform:
Electric furnace repair
Gas furnace repair
Oil furnace repair
Propane furnace repair
If you have a furnace problem, call Ehlers Heating & Air Conditioning at (248) 579-2362 for repair!
Furnaces & Carbon Monoxide Safety
When properly cleaned and maintained, most furnaces will produce only a negligible amount of carbon monoxide. However, if your furnace is dirty and functioning poorly, it can produce a deadly amount of carbon monoxide. We recommend that you install a carbon monoxide detector and alarm in your home, and make sure everyone in your home is familiar with these important carbon monoxide safety measures.
If you ever have questions or concerns about carbon monoxide in your home, please call Ehlers Heating & Air Conditioning at (248) 579-2362.
Furnace Repair in Livonia, MI
When you need furnace repair in your Livonia home, count on Ehlers Heating & Air Conditioning. When you choose Ehlers, we promise that:
Your tech will ask you the right questions to make sure that we provide what you want and need
Each employee is thoroughly trained to see your job through from start to finish
Every unit we sell and install will perform up to your expectations
We will provide prompt, professional, and complete service to keep your systems operating at peak efficiency
Furnaces often turn themselves off when some of their components are malfunctioning. Dirty filters and blockages can cause a heat exchanger to work overtime, which in turn can cause your furnace to shut itself off. If your thermostat is no longer functioning correctly, it will have a similar effect. If you’re lucky, a broken limit switch might be your culprit. If so, all you need is a cheap replacement. A broken flame sensor will turn off your gas when it doesn’t pick up signs of a flame, but it’s relatively easy for a technician to repair.
How do I turn on my furnace’s pilot light?
If you have an old furnace, you’ll find your pilot light near the bottom of your unit. Once you’ve turned it off, turn the switch to “Pilot” before hitting the reset button. Light the opening with a flame, and you should light up the pilot light itself. Now let go of the reset button. If your pilot light refuses to stay lit, you probably need a repair. A broken pilot light could be due to a malfunctioning thermocouple, inefficient power supply, or accumulation of debris.
Why is my furnace hissing?
Hissing could be a sign of inadequate ventilation, so check that you have enough vents open. You might have a different airflow blockage or a ductwork leak, so it’s worthwhile moving furniture further away from your furnace. A lack of ventilation can cause you to lose heated air. If you’ve noticed that your furnace isn’t working as well as it once did, this is your most likely culprit. While most of the sounds your furnace makes are benign, they can also be signs of a deeper ductwork issue that requires urgent attention.
When should I call for an emergency furnace repair?
If your breaker is tripping or you hear electrical noises, your symptoms might be dangerous. Loud noises could be a sign of loose connections and damage. Those red flags shouldn’t be left alone for long. If your system is emitting ice-cold air or is failing outright, call a technician immediately. Not all furnace emergencies are easy to spot. Frequent cycling and a yellow flame could be signs that your gas isn’t turning off. Gas leaks are one of the most hazardous furnace symptoms, so if you’re picking up the telltale scent, you should call for immediate help.
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What our friends are saying
Starting with our estimate with Eric to our service technicians Dave and Rob. They are ultimate professionals. We had a new Carrier furnace and AC unit installed and we’re very pleased with the work. We can tell that they take pride in their work down to the smallest detail. They were on time, courteous, know... -Horace