Look for the Warning Signs That Your Furnace Needs Replacing
Thankfully, a furnace will typically give you some warning signs that it needs to be replaced before it shuts down completely. Be on the lookout for any of the following red flags and call a professional if you notice them.
- If your furnace is more than 20 years old, you should start seriously considering a new system. You can try to get through another winter, but if it fails when you need it the most, you’ll not only be extremely uncomfortable you could also be at risk of becoming ill.
- A higher energy bill than normal is another sign that you may need a replacement. Your furnace loses efficiency over time, especially if it is not maintained properly on a regular basis. If your furnace has to work harder than normal to provide you with the same level of heating, you are wasting money.
- The most obvious sign you have a problem, of course, is if your home simply isn’t getting as warm as before. If you continually have to adjust your thermostat, or if some rooms are consistently warmer than others, then your system may be headed for a breakdown.
Call Arco today and we’ll give you an honest opinion regarding whether your furnace should be repaired or replaced.