How To Light a Pilot Light on a Furnace

Your furnace cannot run if the pilot light is not lit, which can be very frustrating. We’re going to help you in this article light your pilot light so you can get your furnace running again. Just follow the steps below, and your furnace’s pilot light will be lit in no time. 1. Use the Furnace’s Instructions Label The first thing to do is to look at the body of your furnace for the instructions label. On this label, you’ll find very specific tips and information that could help you light your pilot light. If you can’t find it, don’t worry. Here at , we have years of assisting customers like yourself with their furnace. We’ve been working with customers in Trinity for a long time. 2. Set the Furnace Pilot Dial to “Off” Whether you can find your instructions panel or not, what you’ll want to do first is to turn the pilot dial on your furnace to “off”. This dial or button will usually be on the bottom of the furnace. After you turn it off, let any gas in the area clear out. Wait about five minutes to allow for that to happen. You don’t want to...

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Routine Furnace Maintenance Is a Must

After getting through the hot, humid summer months, it’s time to get ready for what winter might bring to Trinity, Texas. You don’t want to turn on your furnace and find that your home remains cold or doesn’t provide as much warmth as you know it should. To ensure your furnace is working properly this winter, and to avoid any serious problem(s) that could be lurking, contact your HVAC professional for routine furnace maintenance. Furnace Produces No Heat If your furnace is not producing enough heat, start by checking the thermostat. Is it working properly and set at the right point? If so, it is possible that there is a problem with the circuit breaker or fuse box. A tripped circuit or a blown fuse are likely causes. A common problem too is that the pilot light could be out. Any malfunction with the hot surface ignition, electronic ignition system, or the intermittent pilot ignition system could cause the furnace to not produce heat. Furnace Emits Too Little Heat If the furnace is producing some heat, but not enough, the problem could be a clogged air filter or obstructions in the system. Replace the air filter or have the heating...

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