I just got back from visiting my relatives up north, and when I walked through the door of my home, I noticed that it felt cooler in the house than usual.
- I almost didn’t notice, just because I had stayed up north with my family for awhile, and you actually start getting used to the cold there.
However, I am quite sensitive to temperature and so because of this I knew this was not the normal temperature of my home. I didn’t leave my furnace system on, and so I figured once I turned my heating device on, my home would be warm again. I thought that would be the end of the issue, but it wasn’t. I fiddled with the thermostat, and tried to turn the heating unit on, but for some reason it wasn’t responding. It was a sinking feeling I got, a feeling that meant that the HVAC unit stopped working, and that repairing it might be costly. I might as well not delay the inevitable, and so I called for professional help. When the HVAC tech arrived, he went straight to work on the furnace unit. I am always nervous for appointments like these, because all I can see is lots of dollar signs in the air. However, the air conditioning technician had the heater back up and running within 10 minutes, and the repair cost was minor. I was relieved. Not only to have the furnace working again, but that it wasn’t expensive either. It turns out the heating device just needed to be restarted, and then it was working again.