Your furnace works around the clock during the winter. This heavy workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the chilliest days of the year in Crystal and Twin Cities. You may not even think about the possibility until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in crisis mode, and that’s not the greatest place to be. The GV Heating & Air team can help. We’ve created this list of symptoms that your furnace may be exhibiting that will let you know a replacement may be necessary.
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. Sometimes this problem can be solved 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 increased energy efficiency.
Your furnace is noisy
Always have a noisy furnace checked out by the pros at GV Heating & Air. Some people learn that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to turn on and off more than it should. And rattling sounds could suggest that inner pieces aren’t functioning normally.
Too many repairs
You probably realize 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 think about a new system. Waiting on a new purchase could cost you more money in the long run.
The average lifespan of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting to be that old, you might be better off with a new, efficient and quiet system. In Crystal and Twin Cities, the team at GV Heating & Air can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 763-535-2000 to set up an appointment with us.