What To Do When You Have No Heat

With the arrival of the first snowfall and bitter winter temperatures in Pittsburgh, one of the worst things that can happen is for your furnace to break down, turning your home into an igloo in no time! As your number one HVAC company in Pittsburgh, Restano Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing has put together helpful tips on what to do to be prepared if this happens to you.

Look for Simple Issues First

The most important thing you should do when you lose heat in your home is to check the thermostat. This is the best place to start because it is responsible for telling your furnace when to turn on and when to turn off.  

Be sure your thermostat is on heat mode and that the temperate setting is not lower than the actual temperature of the home. It is also essential to pay attention to your thermostat. Some thermostats will give you a notification that there is something wrong with your furnace.

If your furnace is older, you can check to see if the pilot light is still I the pilot light is out, be sure to relight it and see if your furnace turns back on. You will also want to check your circuit breaker to ensure your furnace is receiving the power it needs to run.

Investigate a Pittsburgh Heating Repair Service Immediately

If there are no simple issues that you can resolve to get your furnace back on, be sure to contact your Pittsburgh furnace repair company as soon as possible to ensure quick scheduling. Call Restano Heating, Cooling and Plumbing your Pittsburgh HVAC experts to get your furnace up and running again. Our expert technicians are ready 24/7 to repair your furnace, whether it goes out in the middle of the day or night.

Tips for Keeping Warm Without Heat

While you are waiting for our repair technicians to arrive and during the repairs, you can stay warm with these tips:

  • Utilize a space heater or light a fire in your fireplace, but be sure not to leave either unattended.
  • Keep doors and windows shut tightly.
  • Once the sun has gone down, pull your shades down as an extra layer against the cold window.
  • Close doors in spaces you are not using to concentrate space heater warmth
  • Dress in warm clothing, cover up with blankets and wear hats, gloves, and socks.

24/7 Emergency Heating Repair in Pittsburgh

When you search for “heating repair near me,” be sure to choose Restano Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing for all of your heating repair and service needs. We provide regular service calls as well as emergency furnace repairs.  

Gretchen K., a recent customer of Restano Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, describes her experience in a google review, “My 30-year-old furnace broke right when the weather turned cold. Josh and Pat installed a new furnace & AC system today. They arrived on time, were both super friendly & polite, worked hard, and cleaned up before leaving. They also took the time to explain everything and answer questions! Much appreciated. Restano was great to work with, and I can’t say enough nice comments regarding Josh & Pat. Thanks for making a tough situation easy!”

Unfortunately, cold December weather has reached Pittsburgh, meaning your furnace is most likely up and running. If you are experiencing any issues with your furnace system, call Restano Heating, Cooling & Plumbing; our experienced service technicians will diagnose the source of the problem on your current furnace system. Our technicians are available for emergency furnace repair in the Pittsburgh area! Call us today at (412) - 793 - 3190 if you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment.

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