When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works around the clock during the winter. This heavy workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the most frigid days of the year in Abilene. You may not even think it’s a possibility until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in disaster mode, and that’s not the best place to be. The Abilene Air-Tech Inc team can help. We’ve created this list of symptoms that your furnace may be exhibiting that will let you know it may be time to replace it. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t all approximately the same temperature, your furnace may be reaching the end of its lifespan. You might be able to solve this problem by ensuring your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealing your ducts can not only keep your home evenly heated, but it can prevent your furnace from working harder than it needs to. You could save your furnace and save some money with better energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Always have a noisy furnace inspected by the pros at Abilene Air-Tech Inc. Some people find that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to switch on and off more than it should. And rattling sounds could mean inner pieces aren’t functioning properly. Too many repairs It’s no secret that older furnaces often fail, and before that happens they become less and less energy efficient. If you’re needing furnace repair frequently, it’s time to start researching a new system. Waiting on a new purchase could actually cost you more money in the long run. The average life of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting up there, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Abilene, the team at Abilene Air-Tech Inc can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 325-692-5850 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.