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Akron Furnace Repair & Maintenance Services

Keeping North Canton & the Surrounding Areas Warm All Season Long

When the weather in Northeastern Ohio turns cold, you may suddenly realize your furnace isn’t working the way it should. If you live in the Akron, Canton, or Cleveland area, you know that you don’t want to go even a few hours without heat in the dead of winter. At Wilson Plumbing & Heating, we offer reliable furnace maintenance and repair services. When you trust us with your home heating, we’ll arrive promptly, deliver quality repairs or maintenance, and leave behind no mess or sign that we were even there.

If your furnace isn’t working properly, Wilson Plumbing & Heating in Akron can test your system and perform furnace repair. Reach out to us at (330) 400-3334.

Why Annual Furnace Maintenance is Important


A quick tune-up now can identify problems with the furnace before they become major issues. Think of it like a tune-up for your car - identifying and fixing a small oil leak now can prevent thousands of dollars in engine damage down the road. Save yourself the trouble of furnace repairs by checking on your heating unit now.

What to check your furnace for:

  • Inspect and clean air filters, changing if needed.
  • Check and clean all blower components. Remove any excess dirt to ensure proper airflow.
  • Check system controls to make sure they're operating safely and effectively, including high limit and safety controls. Make sure the furnace cycles on and off properly.
  • Check and adjust the fan and air flow. Make sure the fan only comes on at the preset temperature for maximum efficiency.
  • Lubricate all moving parts.
  • Tighten all electrical connections.
  • Check all gas or oil connections - a loose connection presents a fire hazard and can lead to health problems. Make sure the burner is clean and heat exchanger is intact - these pose health and safety risks, too. However, keep in mind that a chemical inspection is often required to locate dangerous cracks in the heat exchanger - This job is one for the pros.
  • Check to make sure the thermostat is properly calibrated to ensure proper heating levels.
  • Check belts for cracks and obstructed in any way.
  • Clean and adjust the pilot if necessary.

The advantages of regular maintenance include:

  • Save Money – You will save money by having your furnace checked. It will counteract overpowering of the unit by contaminants that will influence it to run wastefully. We will tune your heater up to ensure that it is running at ideal productivity and thus lower your bills.
  • Improved Indoor Air Quality – Yearly checkups will clean your heater to evacuate allergens, for example, mold and dirt. You will be ensuring the wellbeing of the occupants of your home.
  • Extend Furnace Lifespan – Most furnaces can last for up to 20 years, however many don't make it to 15 because of neglect. With the right care, you can have your furnace running proficiently for over 25 years and save cash in the long haul.
  • Peace of Mind – Yearly up keep of your furnace will ensure that your heater is in great working condition and will work through the frigid winter without any unneeded surprises.

Signs Your Need a Furnace Repair

It’s important that you always pay attention to any abnormalities with the performance of your heater. If you near noises, notice a change in performance, or simply think something is wrong, don’t hesitate to reach out to our Akron furnace repair team.

Signs your furnace Needs repair include:

  • Abnormal noises. A faulty furnace may be making odd noises. Banging, screeching, or grinding noises may indicate that the blower motors are not operating properly to send heat to various areas of your home or business. Shut your furnace off and call us right away to minimize damage to your system.
  • Cycles are off-rhythm. If your furnace starts up, runs for a few minutes, then abruptly stops, your furnace is likely in need of repair or replacement. Short cycles may indicate that your system is unable to handle the load for your home, especially if you have added on to the original structure. Conversely, if your furnace runs continually with no breaks for days upon end, it may mean you have a faulty thermostat.
  • Lack of sufficient heat. If your furnace seems to be cycling properly, yet you still aren’t receiving sufficient heat in certain areas of your home, you may need furnace repair.
  • Your energy bill has dramatically increased. If you notice that you’re paying a lot more than you did last month, or even compared to the same month last year, your furnace’s efficiency may have been compromised. A furnace in need of repair consumes much more energy than a furnace in normal operation.
  • Pilot light is out. If you notice no pilot light flickering in your furnace, the electrical components may be faulty. It may also indicate that the ignition control has failed.
  • Lack of heat heat. If your furnace suddenly stops working altogether, you may have a problem with the circuits or power supply due to a power surge or a failing older system. Don’t hesitate to call us for an evaluation. We can get your heat back on quickly.

Our staff of fully certified and highly trained HVAC technicians can handle any of these furnace issues quickly and efficiently. We offer annual furnace services to check your system and evaluate any potential problems. If furnace repair is needed, our trucks are stocked and equipped to handle most jobs.

Trust Wilson Plumbing & Heating

We are proud to be celebrating our 60th year in business. For three generations, we’ve been providing reliable heating solutions to our friends and neighbors in Akron, North Canton, and the surrounding areas. We are known for our honest and fair pricing, our culture of teamwork, respect, and integrity, and our friendly and thoroughly trained technicians.

Learn more about our Healthy Home Maintenance Program and schedule a furnace repair by calling our Akron HVAC team at (330) 400-3334.

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