When is it best to have someone come out to inspect and maintain the furnace?If you would like to keep your furnace running and in great condition, make it a priority to have it serviced at least once a year. Allowing the professionals to service the unit is the most effective way to keep it in working condition for years to come.
- – Excessive corrosion
- – Foul odor coming directly from the furnace
- – No heat coming from the unit
- – Difficulty getting the pilot light to work properly
If you are going to purchase a new furnace, you are going to be investing because these units are not cheap. However, it may cost much less for you to have the unit replaced than to keep getting your old one repaired because it continuously stops working on you every few months. You can buy a furnace that is far more efficient than the old one that you have had for years, which means you can save money on heating expenses each month. Old units are not nearly as energy-efficient as the new furnace models.
The cost of your new heating system will depend on the type of system you choose to purchase. It would depend on what the furnace has to offer you in terms of convenient features and energy-efficiency. You may need a larger furnace if you have a larger home, and that means you could end up spending a bit more money. We know that you likely want to save as much as possible. We will work on helping you find a heating system that is convenient and affordable for you.
Most traditional furnaces will remain in good condition for up to 20 years when they are properly maintained. High-efficiency options tend to last up to 14 years before they need to be replaced. If you have lived in the home for more than a decade and have never replaced the furnace, keep an eye on it because it might need replacing soon enough.