Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Ontario Weather?10/28/2014As we get deeper in to November and the temperature starts to drop, we’re faced with the impending decision of when to switch over to heating our home. For some folks, that time has already come and for others, it is looming large. Of course with the cold quickly approaching now is the time to take in to consideration replacing your home’s furnace because no one wants their furnace to go out in the middle of the coldest day of the season. So when you need to find a new furnace, how do you know which option to choose between an oil furnace or a gas furnace? Well we’re here to help answer that for you. After all, there’s no reason to be bundled up in 10 layers in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was about to go out. Take a few moments and read what both types of furnaces can give you and give us a shout at 541-889-3987 if you have any other questions. Oil Furnaces Up-front cost is lower than gas furnaces Give more heat than other furnaces Easily serviced by the oil delivery company Maintenance can be more thorough because of dirt and grim buildup Fuel costs are greater than gas furnaces Less efficient than gas furnaces Gas Furnaces More efficient than oil furnaces Cheaper fuel compared to oil furnaces *Note: your home must be in an area where a gas supply is available Less maintenance required Offers less heat than oil furnaces Up-front cost is 10-25% more than similar sized oil furnaces No matter which furnace you choose, your comfort should never be compromised, so make sure you make the most informed decision possible. If you happen to have any questions as you go through the process, don’t think twice about giving Stan's Heating, Inc in Ontario a call at 541-889-3987. We’re more than happy to help answer all of your furnace questions.