Top 5 Furnace and Heating Problems in Champaign

February 03, 2015

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

1. Thermostat breaks producing no heat, fan spinning or comfort problems

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

3. Old and clogged filters that cause airflow and comfort problems

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

5. Inconsistent maintenance history may cause unexpected breakdowns, poor comfort or higher energy costs (not to mention homeowner frustration!)


Every one of these common issues can be resolved by a professionally qualified, NATE-certified technician. Technicians from Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning can quickly diagnose the problem area and make the necessary repairs. Having a
precision tune-up or maintenance plan could advert nearly 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 run correctly and at peak efficiency during the heating season. Critical items like Carbon Monoxide checks, adequate combustion air, equipment clearances, and equipment safety are also top elements to the tune-up process. Don’t forget – 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 on a regular basis.

Contact Chief / Bauer Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning of Champaign at to schedule an appointment today if you would like a technician to check out your furnace system.