Many material objects don’t last a lifetime. Just as you need to replace your shoes, phone, and furniture every couple of years you also need to replace your furnace. However, some signs of replacement could just be signs of repair. So how do you know when it’s time to repair or replace your furnace? Keep on reading to find out.
Age of Your Furnace
The average life expectancy of a furnace is between 16-20 years. As your furnace gets close to this age it will start experiencing both minor and major problems. If your furnace is near the end of its lifespan then repairs would be impractical, and the best solution would be to replace your furnace. However, if your furnace is fairly new, or around the middle of its lifespan, the right option would be conducting repairs.
If you have noticed that your energy bills are going up, it may be due to an issue your furnace is experiencing. If your furnace is less than 15 years old, it may just need a few parts repaired. However, if your furnace is older or nearing 15 years, it may be time to replace it. As furnace’s age, their efficiency starts to decline. It will cost you more to keep an inefficient furnace, thus it would be best to replace it if it is exceeding its life expectancy.
Improper Heat Distribution
If you find that you have certain rooms in your home being too cold while other rooms being too hot, this may be an issue due to your furnace. If your furnace is not allocating air evenly in your home this may be a bigger issue and may be a warning sign that you need to replace your furnace.
There will come a time where you will need to replace your furnace, and when that time comes A-Plus Quality, HVAC services in the Greater Toronto Area, will be glad to assist you in finding a new furnace for your home. However, if your furnace simply needs a few repairs our technicians at A-Plus Quality, HVAC services in the Greater Toronto Area, can also be of help. Contact us today to speak to a specialist to discuss the issues your furnace is experiencing to determine if it really needs to be replaced or simply repaired.