When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly during the coldest months. This heavy workload often causes older furnaces to fail on some of the coldest days of the year in Bountiful. 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 best place to be. The Craig's Appliance Heating & Cooling team can help. We’ve created 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. This problem could be remedied by ensuring 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 better energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Always have a noisy furnace inspected by the pros at Craig's Appliance Heating & Cooling. Some people discover that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to switch on and off more frequently. And rattling sounds could mean inner pieces aren’t operating normally. 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 making appointments for furnace repair frequently, it’s time to look into a new system. Waiting too long to make 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, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Bountiful, the team at Craig's Appliance Heating & Cooling can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 801-295-3357 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.