After a hot summer, the last thing on our minds is heating our house for the upcoming winter months. But when we go to start the furnace for the first time in months, we begin to freak out – will it turn on OK and will it operate perfectly all through the cold?? Will it break on the coldest day of the year? Looking for the indications of a required furnace replacement early and often can prevent these worries and keep you happy all winter, and all year, long.
How do you know if it’s time to get a new furnace? How do you know if replacement is necessary and not just a repair? There are several personal and professional elements that help determine this, but Rim Country Mechanical, Inc. has a few rules of thumb in determining if the time has come to move on from your old furnace.
The average life of a furnace lasts between 12-17 years. After 15 years, furnaces have an increased risk of breaking so if your furnace is getting to that age, it might be time to start considering some new furnaces with Rim Country Mechanical, Inc.
High Energy Bills
Furnaces may not run successfully as they get more usage out of them, and if they aren’t maintained frequently, they may also lose efficiency.
Systems must be enclosed properly to evade leaks and ensure they are dependable in heating your home. If your ductwork isn’t shut properly or the furnace is unable for repair, a new furnace with new ductwork will definitely keep your home warm.
Indoor Air Quality
Older ductwork can be packed with dust, mold, or mildew after years of use. If you observe that the quality of your indoor air is bad or that members of your family are struggling with allergens, furnace replacement might be necessary.
Don’t let the notion of furnace replacement alarm you – new furnaces present a variety of wonderful perks to any home and the experts at Rim Country Mechanical, Inc. know all the tips and tricks for well-organized and professional installation.
New furnaces offer:
- Quieter operation: get rid of the roars and crashing from your old furnace – new furnaces have the latest and greatest in technology and provide quieter operation, so much so that you may not even hear it switch on!
- Better furnace efficiency: newer furnaces can live between 20-25 years, compared to around 15 years for older furnaces. Thanks to improvements in technology they run more efficiently and reliably.
- Dependable operation: the latest furnaces will need fewer and fewer repairs, especially in their younger age.
Furnace replacement is simple with Rim Country Mechanical, Inc.. There are so many selections of furnaces to pick from to match your particular home necessities and that will keep your wallet satisfied, too. Come let us help you find the ideal furnace for you by giving the Show Low experts a call at (928) 537-1803 or scheduling an appointment online.