Signs To Replace Your Furnace
Several furnace owners use their furnaces even when their systems are inefficient or displaying signs of wear and tear. Using old furnaces is not only expensive but also dangerous. An old furnace has several safety issues, like broken wires, an old body structure, and weak carbon monoxide chambers. In such cases, owners should look for signs indicating their furnace needs a replacement.
Here are some of the signs:
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Carbon monoxide gas is a tasteless and odorless gas. It is one of the by-products of combustion in your furnace. All furnaces have a separate chamber for carbon monoxide, through which it leaves your home.
However, these chambers in old furnaces are not strong enough to contain the gas. Old furnaces pose a higher chance of carbon monoxide leakage, and if you do not have carbon monoxide detectors in your home, it can be a serious problem.
It may indicate carbon monoxide leakage if you notice signs like breathing issues, headaches, nausea, and eye irritation.
Age of your furnace
The age of your furnace is the obvious answer to whether you should replace it. Most furnaces can work efficiently for a maximum of fifteen years. After this period, furnaces lose their efficiency due to old body structures.
Increasing repair costs
If your furnace has been demanding too many repair jobs this season, you should do some calculations. Check the cost of a new furnace, and if it is less than the cost of repair jobs, you should consider a replacement.
Contact B Cool Heating & Air Conditioning Services, a reliable HVAC company to help you with the calculations or ask a technician about an average repair bill cost for an efficient furnace.
Too many repair jobs
A furnace that demands too many repair jobs has less efficiency, and forcing it to work with adequate efficiency levels is a waste of money. Instead of forcing it to work, get a new furnace. A new furnace will be highly efficient and give you the best results.
Old technology and higher energy bills
An old furnace has old technology that is less efficient than the models with the latest technology. You should get a new furnace if you want a more comfortable indoor experience. A new furnace will ensure your home will get comfortable quicker.
Moreover, an old furnace consumes more energy due to old technology and less efficiency, leading to higher energy bills. A new furnace may have a higher installation price, but it will help you save money in the long run.
If you have decided to buy a new furnace, allow B Cool Heating & Air Conditioning Services to help you. We ensure that your old furnace gets an environmentally-friendly disposal and your new furnace has a flawless installation.