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Furnace Maintenance, Repair, and Cleaning

Keeping your furnace running smoothly and efficiently is essential for maintaining a comfortable living environment. Schedule your furnace maintenance today.

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Furnace Maintenance Program

A furnace maintenance program is a great way to prevent costly repairs and ensure your furnace is operating well. A typical maintenance program will include a comprehensive inspection. This includes checking all of the key components of your furnace to ensure that they are working properly. Additionally, we’ll check the burners, the heat exchanger, the blower motor, and more.

Our certified HVAC technicians will also handle other needed work. This can include cleaning the furnace, checking for leaks, and making sure that all safety features of the unit are functioning properly. Regular maintenance is essential for keeping your furnace running smoothly. Lindemann is here to help you prevent costly repairs in the future!

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Symptoms of Repair

Common Symptoms of a Furnace in Need of Repair

There are a few things you should look for that will tell you your furnace may be in need of repair. These are the 7 common symptoms that your furnace is in need of repair. If you notice any of these symptoms or suspect that your furnace is not functioning properly, it’s essential to call a professional technician to diagnose and repair the issue before it leads to further damage or safety concerns.

The furnace doesn’t turn on

This could be something as simple as a thermostat issue, or be a problem with the power supply or pilot light.

Unusual noises

If your furnace is making strange sounds, such as banging, rattling, or squealing, there may be a problem.

Poor heating performance

If your furnace is struggling to heat your home, it may be a problem with the thermostat, ductwork, or blower motor.

Increased energy bills

If you notice a sudden spike in your energy bills, it may indicate that your furnace is working harder than it should.

Bad odors

If you smell gas, oil, or burning smells coming from your furnace, it may indicate a gas leak or other problem.

Yellow or flickering pilot light

A pilot light that appears yellow or flickers frequently may indicate that your furnace is not burning fuel efficiently.

Frequent cycling

If your furnace turns on and off frequently, it may indicate a problem with the thermostat or another component.

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Why Does My Furnace Keep Turning Off?

Furnaces often turn off due to thermostat issues, overheating, dirty air filters, faulty flame sensors, ignition problems, or venting issues. Regular maintenance and professional checks are crucial for resolving these issues.

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Our Process

Furnace Repair Process

The process for repairing a furnace will vary depending on the type of issue and extent of any damage. Here is a general overview of the steps involved in furnace repair:

  1. Diagnostic assessment: The first step is to diagnose the issue with the furnace.
  2. Repair plan and estimate: Once the issue has been identified, our technician will create a repair plan.
  3. Part acquisition: If parts are needed to fix the furnace, our HVAC tech will order them.
  4. Repair: The technician will return with the necessary tools and parts to repair the furnace.
  5. Testing and Calibration: Once the repair is complete, our technician will test the furnace.
  6. Clean up: After repairs are made and testing is completed, our technician will clean up any debris.
  7. Follow-up: Our technician will follow up with you to ensure that the furnace is still working correctly.

Overall, furnace repair can take a few hours to a few days, depending on the complexity of the issue and the availability of parts. It’s essential to have your furnace repaired promptly to prevent further damage and ensure your family’s safety and comfort.


Transparent and Fair Assessment

When you contact an HVAC technician, they will perform a transparent and fair assessment of your furnace. They will diagnose the issue, and provide you with a detailed report of the problems, as well as a recommended course of action. We will do everything we can to resolve or prevent issues and inform you about your options.

If a repair is not possible, or if it’s more cost-effective to replace the furnace, your technician will provide you with a detailed estimate of the cost of the replacement as well. They will also make sure you know about all of the different types of furnaces, so you can choose the one that best fits your needs and budget.

Regular furnace maintenance is essential for keeping your furnace running smoothly and efficiently. Lindemann offers annual maintenance plans for all your home systems to give you peace of mind, and keep your systems running smoothly for years to come.

50+ Years of Experience

Why Choose Lindemann For Your Furnace Maintenance

With over 50 years of experience, you can trust Lindemann as the premiere provider of heating & cooling services for your home in Chicagoland.

Our certified HVAC technicians will recommend the best course of action, whether it’s repair, maintenance, or replacement. They will also provide you with cost-effective solutions to ensure that your furnace is running well and your home is comfortable.

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