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Signs That Your Furnace is On Its Way Out

technician-servicing-hot-water-heaterSometimes you’re not quite sure when your furnace is ready to go. There’s no expiration date for these types of things, and how you handle your furnace throughout the years greatly impacts its lifespan. On top of this, sometimes it’s hard to pull the trigger on an upgrade because the process is so expensive and often stressful. When you’re ready to upgrade, you want to be absolutely sure that it’s the decision you want to make, but you also don’t want to wait out on an upgrade for so long that your system breaks down.

If you’re having trouble finding that sweet spot, make sure that you contact our team. We understand furnaces inside and out and understand the needs of homes here in Texas. When you’re ready for a furnace upgrade in Denton, TX, trust our team to walk you through the process.

Signs It’s Time to Upgrade

Here are a few warning signs that indicate that you’re due for an upgrade:

You’re Constantly Repairing

How many times have you had to repair your furnace in the past few years? If the answer is more than once or twice you should start allocating funds toward an upgrade. You shouldn’t have to repair your furnace too often, if you are, it’s a big sign that it’s time to go—this is especially true if your furnace is over a certain age. We’ll expand upon this point below…

Old Age

How old is your furnace? If the answer is anything over the age 15 then it’s important for you to start thinking about replacing your heating system. This is something you should think about even if you’re not experiencing any current problems. A furnace can’t last forever. We know that this would be the most ideal situation, but it just isn’t our reality. if you’re running a furnace way past its prime then it’s time to let the system go. Running it any longer only costs you more money.

You’re Hearing Odd Noises

Hearing rattling, banging, humming, squealing, or squeaking? These are all common sounds that homeowners here when their furnace operates while on its last leg. Odd noises coming from your furnace are some of the most obvious warning signs of a problem. Don’t try to ignore these problems—contact a professional as soon as possible.

Low Airflow

Is the air that blows throughout your home unsatisfying? You want warmth during winter, and you don’t need to settle for anything less. If you have either of these problems and they seem to persist after you’ve changed your air filter or got a duct cleaning, it’s time to upgrade your system.

Dust, Dust, and More Dust

When people notice that their home is constantly dusty they think of it as a minor inconvenience and rarely associate it with their furnace system. If your ductwork or furnace system isn’t properly maintained it allows dust to cycle through your home endlessly. Make sure that you contact a professional to find a great new system for your upgrade.

If you’re looking for a new furnace for your home contact PRK Services, Inc.

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