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It Might Be Time for a New Furnace If…

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We’ve got some pretty unfortunate news for you… Are you ready? Brace yourself!

Here it is: no matter how great your furnace is, eventually, it is going to have to be replaced.

*GASP!*

“What? How can this be?” you ask. Our answer is that over time, things just don’t as well as they should. In fact, there are a number of signs that suggest it’s time to replace your furnace, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to call our team for your furnace services in Mohave County, AZ.)

Is it Time for a Replacement?

There are a number of signs that suggest it’s time to replace your furnace. Here are a few of them:

It’s Old

First off, the average lifespan of a furnace is anywhere between 10 and 15 years. Unfortunately, an older furnace is simply not going to be as energy efficient or as effective as a newer model, and in due time, will lead to expensive energy bills and costly repairs. So, consider a replacement if your system has aged beyond this average life expectancy.

It Requires Constant Repair

Sure, your furnace will require repair services from time to time. However, if you have found yourself in the position of calling for repairs more than a couple of times per year, it might be time for a replacement. As a rule of thumb, if you are spending 50% or more the cost of a new system on repairs, it’s better to just replace it!

It’s Not Keeping You Warm Enough

The primary role of your furnace is to provide heat for the entire home. A general lack of heat suggests that your system is no longer able to keep up with your household’s heating demands. Why waste your time with an ineffective furnace? Investing in a new system can restore comfort in no time!

You’re Paying More for Heat

We always recommend keeping a close eye on your monthly heating bills, because a steady rise in cost suggests that your heater has become inefficient. If you have been paying more for heat, be sure to contact your local HVAC technician right away to pinpoint the exact source of the issue. It just may be that it is time for a new furnace.

What are You Waiting For? Call a Professional!

When the time comes to replace your furnace, you want to make absolutely certain that you hire a certified HVAC professional for the job. Trust us, only a professional has the tools, training, and expertise to safely and correctly remove your old system and put a new, efficient furnace in its place — you really don’t want to hire an amateur for this type of job (or any, for that matter!) Remember, when it comes to your comfort and your budget, you don’t want to take any risks!

Contact the team at Air Control Home Services today to set up an appointment with our team!

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