Replacing your furnace isn’t something many people want to think about, but doing so at the right time is actually cost saving. Older furnaces, especially those that are more than 10 years old, are much less efficient. Over time, these systems may become less efficient to run. That means you’ll spend more money than you need to spend to keep your home warm during the cold winter months.
When Should You Replace Your Furnace?
It’s always best to have a professional provide you with a full inspection of your furnace to learn what is wrong with it and how much it may cost to repair it. If the costs to repair your furnace are high, or you find you have to pay for repairs often, it may be more economical to replace it instead.
Some signs it may be time to replace your furnace include:
• A system that seems to run all of the time, even though the air temperature isn’t comfortable
• A system that’s not running at all
• Repairs that are half or more of the cost to replace the system
• Systems that are older than 10 years
• Systems that are too small for the home
What to Expect from a New Furnace
Investing in a replacement furnace for your home can help you in various ways. First, it ensures your home is at the right temperature throughout the season. You’ll be more comfortable. It also ensures your system is working as efficiently as possible, directly reducing the amount of energy you need to keep your home at the right temperature. This means lower heating bills all season. Choosing an energy efficient model is essential to seeing the largest cost savings.
Getting a New Furnace Isn’t Difficult
You may find a new furnace can reduce your costs enough to pay for itself over time. Today’s models are affordable, especially when you consider the return on investment. Contact Spring Valley Air Conditioning to schedule a service call with us to learn if you need a new furnace.