Why Is My Furnace Leaking?

There are a few different reasons that a furnace can leak, and when you start to notice this problem, it’s important that you call in the experts for the repair. The necessary furnace repairs range in cost and complexity, and a professional HVAC Technician has advanced equipment for diagnosing the issue and the tools and parts for a complete repair. Here we look at why a leaking furnace can occur and what your next steps should be.

Condensation issues

If there is a break or clog in one of your lines, drains, or pipes, condensation will occur around the furnace. Also, if there are pipes and parts that are not the right size for the furnace, condensation can quickly occur and create a problem.

Humidifier leaks

Your humidifier can also cause problems and could be leaking inside the furnace. However, if you had your yearly tune-up on your humidifier, this is an area that will be checked and the technician can detect the issue before it becomes a major problem.

Faulty parts

When you have faulty parts, such as the secondary heat exchanger or condensate pump, you’ll start to notice water build up around the furnace. In some cases, a repair will be enough to get your furnace working properly again, while in others a replacement will be necessary.

Prevent a leaking furnace

To prevent a furnace from leaking, be sure that you are getting a yearly furnace inspection from the experts at SSI. Furnace inspections are the ideal way to prolong the lifespan of the equipment, keep it working in prime condition, and prevent and detect repairs.

Call us today at (703) 991-0909 or contact us now to get exceptional services from our professionals for repairing, replacing, and prevent leaking furnaces.

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