No one wants to replace their furnace if they can help it, especially when it’s still cold out and a few hours without heating sounds incredibly inconvenient. However, furnace replacement is worth the trouble and may be the best course of action in many cases.
If you are unsure about whether you need to replace your furnace soon, our team at Hodge Heating & Air Conditioning of Lake Norman Inc. is here to help by listing some signs to look out for:
- Your furnace is old. Most furnaces have a lifespan of about 15 to 20 years with regular maintenance. So, if your furnace is about that old and it’s beginning to have problems, you know that you will probably need to call for furnace replacement in the near future.
- Your energy costs have increased. If you have to pay more than normal to heat your home and there doesn’t seem to be any specific reason why, it may be that your furnace is not as efficient as it once was. The more energy it must use to heat your home, the more you’ll have to pay. Sometimes a furnace may operate inefficiently because it simply needs to be cleaned or otherwise maintained, but if you have been maintaining it properly for years, you may need to replace it instead.
- You have to repair it frequently. If you have had to get your furnace repaired several times in the last few years, you might want to consider replacing it with a new system. It will probably save you time and money in the end.
If you need furnace replacement, contact us today to request a free estimate.