Signs that you may need furnace replacement
There are number of signs homeowners need to pay attention when it comes down to failing furnaces and a time for a furnace replacement.
Average lifespan of a furnace is 15-20 years and if you are not sure of the exact age of your heating equipment look on the label for the installation date. If you r furnace is 15 years or more don’t wait for the inevitable equipment failure. Plan for a furnace replacement in advance so that you have time to do your research and be prepared for any unforeseen failures.
If your furnace is making strange noises like bangs, pips and creaks, requires constant adjusting and reset these are all signs that it might be the time to invest into a furnace replacement. Another strong indicator for a furnace replacement is carbon monoxide leakage. If you see a yellow burner flame instead of blue it is an indicator of a gas leak. You do not want to be left in a no heat situation at the middle of the winter season and should contact an expert for a furnace service.
If you notice higher than normal energy bills during the cold months this can be an indicator that your furnace is malfunctioning. Most mid efficiency furnace decrease in efficiency 1% to 2% annually up to maximum total operating efficiency of 45 %. If you notice higher than normal energy bills during winter season then a furnace replacement may be the solution to your problem.
When it comes to furnace replacement do not procrastinate till it’s too late.
Do not disregard the signs of a failing furnace and consult with a heating and cooling expert at DeMark Home Ontario. You can submit your inquiry online or contact us at 647-847-2998.