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Furnace Repair in St. Paul

Reliable Furnace Repairs in Minneapolis & the Twin Cities Area

HomeWorks HVAC technician inspecting a furnaceWhen your furnace goes out, don’t wait for service. HomeWorks can get there the same day you place your call. We are ready to help 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We know that a broken furnace in freezing temperatures can be dangerous.

Let us come to your aid with quality repair services that stand out. We want to be the best heating and air conditioning company in the Minneapolis area, which is why we strive to do more than our competition. All of our work comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee!

HomeWorks delivers more solutions, prioritizes training, and does more for our clients.

Call our St. Paul furnace repair team to schedule your appointment.

Common Signs Your Furnace Needs to Be Repaired

Even the best quality furnaces will need service from time to time. Regular furnace maintenance is a great way to improve the longevity of your heater, but as with all mechanical systems, repairs may still become necessary as your unit ages. When the time comes to repair your gas furnace or electric furnace in St. Paul, make sure to choose HomeWorks.

Be on the lookout for the following signs your furnace needs repair:

  • Your furnace isn’t heating your home evenly, resulting in cold spots.
  • Your energy bills have spiked, signaling an inefficient furnace that uses up more energy than it should.
  • Your furnace is producing odd smells that don’t go away a few minutes after turning on.
  • Your furnace is making unusually loud noises, like banging, squealing, or grinding.
  • Your furnace appears rusted or cracked, which requires a service call ASAP.

If your furnace cannot be repaired, or the repair would be more expensive than a new furnace, we can also assist you with selecting a replacement. With honest, upfront pricing and convenient financing options, HomeWorks is committed to helping you save money while getting the furnace service you need!

How Much Does Furnace Repair Cost?

Furnace Repair Price Scale showing low end repairs at $299 and high end repairs at $2500

The average furnace repair costs include:

  • Flame sensor or thermocouple replacement: $199 to $399
  • Gas burner replacement: $850 (on average)
  • Heat exchanger replacement: $1,800 (on average)

Call us at 651-273-2450 for more information on furnace repair costs, and schedule your appointment today!

Heating Solutions in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

Don’t get stuck without a functioning furnace in the bitter cold of a Minnesota winter. If you need fast, reliable furnace repair in St. Paul, turn to HomeWorks for satisfaction-guaranteed service. We’re available around the clock to respond to your furnace emergency and offer same-day service whenever a furnace problem strikes.

We’ll send a technician to your home the same day we receive your call. When we arrive, we will do a thorough inspection of your heating system. If we can diagnose the problem, we will let you know the costs of the repairs upfront.

When we have your approval, we will start those repairs on the same day. Plus, all of our repairs also come with 30-day to lifetime warranties — depending on the parts replaced.

With free estimates and upfront pricing, it’s easy to see why HomeWorks is Minneapolis-St. Paul’s choice for furnace repair and replacement. We also understand you can’t always plan for emergencies. Be sure to ask about financing options.

Call 651-273-2450 and get to know our St. Paul furnace repair team today. Based in Eagan, we repair furnaces for customers throughout the Greater Twin Cities area.

Common Furnace FAQs

Why does my furnace smell like gas?

A gas smell could indicate a potentially dangerous issue. Natural gas is highly flammable and toxic to breathe, and you should urgently respond to a gas leak. Furnace gas leaks can be caused by gas line leaks, combustion leaks, or a cracked heat exchanger. All of these issues require professional furnace repair.

What to do if your furnace smells like gas:

  • Immediately turn the furnace off
  • Open some windows for ventilation
  • Stay out of your house to avoid breathing gas
  • Call your local gas company to request an inspection
  • Contact HomeWorks to diagnose and fix any issues with your furnace

What is the typical service life of a furnace?

You can expect your furnace to last between 20 to 30 years. It’s a good idea to begin the process of researching and shopping for a new furnace once yours hits the 15-year mark. Remember, the older your home’s furnace, the more likely it will operate less effectively and efficiently for you.

Can a furnace be repaired?

Yes, a furnace can be repaired. The question is usually, “Should a furnace be repaired?” If you’ve had two or more furnace repairs in one year, a furnace replacement is probably the most economical choice.
Furnace repairs and their national average costs include:

  • Blower motor:$400 to $1,500
  • Blower motor capacitor: $150 to $450
  • Condenser/evaporator coil:$600 to $2,000
  • Control/circuit board: $200 to $600
  • Draft inducer motor: $200 to $1,500
  • Flame sensor: $75 to $250
  • Flue pipe:$400 to $800
  • Gas valve: $200 to $1,000
  • Heat exchanger:$100 to $200
  • Heat exchanger replacement: $500 to $1,500
  • Igniter: $150 to $300
  • Oil combustion chamber:$200 to $600
  • Relay switch: $150 to $300
  • Thermocouple: $100 to $250
  • Thermostat: $100 to $600
  • Transformer:$100 to $175

Warning signs it’s time to replace your furnace include:

  • Discolored gas burner flame – If the flame isn’t blue, your system may be leaking gas or carbon monoxide. Contact your local heating pros immediately.
  • Noises – You shouldn’t hear more than air quietly moving throughout your home.
  • Too hot or cold rooms – You shouldn’t have to constantly adjust the thermostat for heating/cooling comfort.
  • Utility bill increases – This may mean your unit is working harder to provide the same comfort level.

How much does it cost to repair a furnace?

As a national average, a furnace repair is about $130 to $470, according to HomeAdvisor.

Is there anything I can do to help maintain my furnace?

Keeping your filter clean is one of the most important steps you can take to maintain your home’s furnace. Another important preventative measure you can take is scheduling routine maintenance. Furnaces that have routine preventative maintenance performed are much more likely to enjoy a long and effective service life.

What is an AFUE rating?

The annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) rating measures the amount of heat delivered to your home compared to the fuel supplied to the furnace. The higher the AFUE rating, the greater the system’s efficiency. ENERGY STAR® certified furnaces are your best bet because they operate at an AFUE rating of 85% to 90%.

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