Top 5 Furnace and Heating Problems in Shreveport

February 03, 2015

We have discussed common air conditioning problems, now we’d like to review the common heating problems Shreveport homeowners often call Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning about. Although there are quite possibly hundreds of causes why your Shreveport home’s furnace or heating system may need to be repaired. Listed below are the top five issues that may cause your furnace or heating equipment to break down:

1. Thermostat glitches causing no heat, fan spinning or comfort problems

2. Air passage problems from fan motors, belts and bearings, causing furnace overload or poor heating control

3. Dirty or clogged filters resulting in airflow and comfort problems

4. Pilot light or furnace ignition issues, resulting in sporadic or no heat

5. Lack of regular service may cause unforeseen breakdowns, poor comfort or increased energy costs (plus a lot of homeowner frustration!)


Each of these common issues can be resolved by a professionally qualified, NATE-certified technician. Technicians from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can quickly detect the problem area and make the required repairs. Having a
precision tune-up or maintenance plan could prevent almost all heating problems that leaves your home with no heat or low comfort levels. With a proper tune-up, all the components are checked and serviced so they operate correctly and at peak efficiency during the heating season. Vital items like Carbon Monoxide checks, adequate combustion air, equipment clearances, and equipment safety are also primary elements to the tune-up process. Remember – safety first! Never forget that furnaces of any age may pose safety hazards from combustion or gases, particularly if a NATE-certified technician has not maintained the equipment regularly.

Contact Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning of Shreveport at 318-588-8163 to schedule an appointment today if you would like a technician to check out your furnace system.