When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works nonstop during the winter. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the chilliest days of the year in Ontario. You may not even realize it could happen until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in emergency mode, and that’s not the most advantageous place to be. The Stan's Heating, Inc team can help. We’ve pulled together this list of symptoms that your furnace may be displaying that will let you know it should probably be replaced. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t evenly heated, your furnace may be reaching the end of its lifespan. Sometimes this problem can be solved by confirming that your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealing your ducts can not only keep your home evenly heated, but it can save 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 Stan's Heating, Inc . Some people learn that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to cycle between on and off more often. And rattling sounds could suggest that inner pieces aren’t operating as they should be. 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 making appointments for furnace repair frequently, it’s time to start researching a new system. Waiting too long to make a new purchase could 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 to be that old, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Ontario, the team at Stan's Heating, Inc can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 541-889-3987 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.