When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works nonstop during the coldest months. This heavy workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the most frigid days of the year in West Valley. You may not even realize it could happen until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in disaster mode, and that’s not the greatest place to be. The Select Comfort System Heating & Air Conditioning team can help. We’ve pulled together 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 heating evenly, your furnace may be failing. Sometimes this problem can be solved 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 improved energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Have a noisy furnace inspected by the pros at Select Comfort System Heating & Air Conditioning. Some people find that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to cycle between on and off more frequently. And rattling sounds could mean inner pieces aren’t operating as they should be. 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 needing furnace repair frequently, it’s time to think about a new system. Waiting on a new purchase could cost you more money in the long run. The average life expectancy 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 West Valley, the team at Select Comfort System Heating & Air Conditioning can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 801-305-4777 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.