When your furnace, boiler or air conditioning stops working, your first thought might be calling a professional HVAC company to get there fast. Emergency after hours calls can be expensive, so check out these simple troubleshooting tips you can do and save money on a professional. If the problem continues, then feel free to call us and we’ll be there as soon as possible.

When the temperatures in the Illinois Valley get high, people turn on their air conditioners to help make their lives more comfortable. When the AC breaks, it can be a major inconvenience and, during extreme temperatures, dangerous.

  • Take a look at the thermostat and make sure the temperature is set below the current room temperature. The switch should also be either on the cool, heat or auto position with the fan set to on for continuous flow or auto to operate only when the air conditioner is on.
  • See if the AC kicks on when the thermostat is on the lowest setting.
  • Check to make sure nothing is covering the vents and examine the air filter to make sure it’s not dirty. A dirty filter can impede the flow of air.
  • Check that the unit how power both inside and outside the home.
  • Check the fuse/ breaker at the electrical panel to make sure the breaker isn’t tripped.
  • If you still can’t get it to work, then call Town & Country Services and we’ll get it up and running.
  • Take a look at the thermostat and make sure the temperature is set below the current room temperature for cooling or above the current temperature for heating. The switch should also be either on the cool, heat or auto position with the fan set to on for continuous flow or auto to operate only when the heat pump is on.
  • See if the cooling kicks on when the thermostat is on the lowest setting or the heat kicks in on the highest setting.
  • Check to make sure nothing is covering the vents and examine the air filter to make sure it’s not dirty. A dirty filter can impede the flow of air.
  • Check that the unit how power both inside and outside the home.
  • Check the fuse/ breaker at the electrical panel to make sure the breaker isn’t tripped.
  • If you still can’t get it to work, then call Town & Country Services and we’ll get it up and running.
  • Take a look at the thermostat and make sure the temperature is set above the current room temperature. The switch should also be either on the heat or auto position with the fan set to on for continuous flow or auto to operate only when the furnace is on.
  • See if the furnace kicks on when the thermostat is on the highest setting.
  • Check to make sure nothing is covering the vents and examine the air filter to make sure it’s not dirty. A dirty filter can impede the flow of air.
  • Check that the unit how power both inside and outside the home.
  • Make sure the gas control valve is open and the pilot light is lit. If you have an electrical ignition, the pilot will only be lit when the furnace is on.
  • Check the fuse/ breaker at the electrical panel to make sure the breaker isn’t tripped.
  • If you still can’t get it to work, then call Town & Country Services and we’ll get it up and running.
  • Take a look at the thermostat and make sure the temperature is set above the current room temperature. The switch should also be either on the heat or auto position with the fan set to on for continuous flow or auto to operate only when the furnace is on.
  • See if the furnace kicks on when the thermostat is on the highest setting.
  • Check to make sure nothing is covering the vents and examine the air filter to make sure it’s not dirty. A dirty filter can impede the flow of air.
  • Check that the unit how power both inside and outside the home.
  • Make sure there is enough fuel oil.
  • If you still can’t get it to work, then call Town & Country Services and we’ll get it up and running.
  • Take a look at the thermostat and make sure the temperature is set above the current room temperature. The switch should also be either on the heat or auto position.
  • See if the furnace kicks on when the thermostat is on the highest setting.
  • Make sure you have fuel or that the gas control valve is open.
  • Check the power disconnect switch located near the boiler.
  • Make sure there is enough fuel oil.
  • Make sure the pilot light is on. If it is an electrical ignition it will only be on if the unit is running.
  • If you still can’t get it to work, then call Town & Country Services and we’ll get it up and running.
  • Take a look at the thermostat and make sure the temperature is set below the current room temperature for cooling or above the current temperature for heating. The switch should also be either on the cool, heat or auto position with the fan set to on for continuous flow or auto to operate only when the unit is on.
  • See if the cooling kicks on when the thermostat is on the lowest setting or the heat kicks in on the highest setting.
  • Check to make sure nothing is covering the vents and examine the air filter to make sure it’s not dirty. A dirty filter can impede the flow of air.
  • Check that the unit how power both inside and outside the home.
  • Check the fuse/ breaker at the electrical panel to make sure the breaker isn’t tripped.
  • If you still can’t get it to work, then call Town & Country Services and we’ll get it up and running.