When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works around the clock during the colder months of the year. This intense workload often causes older furnaces to stop working on some of the coldest days of the year in Saint Peters. You may not even think it’s a possibility until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in disaster mode, and that’s not the most advantageous place to be. The C-N-O Comfort Zone team can help. We’ve created this list of symptoms that your furnace may be exhibiting that will let you know a replacement may be necessary. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t heating evenly, your furnace may be failing. This problem could be remedied by making sure your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealing your ducts can not only keep your home evenly heated, but it can prevent 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 Have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at C-N-O Comfort Zone. Some people find that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to switch on and off more often. And rattling sounds could be telling you 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 find you’re calling for furnace repair frequently, it’s time to look into a new system. Delaying 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 older, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Saint Peters, the team at C-N-O Comfort Zone can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 636-578-1777 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.