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4 Signs Your Furnace Needs to Be Replaced

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As the weather turns cold, you might be wondering how many years your furnace has left. There are some signs to look for to know if furnace repair is necessary or if it's finally time to upgrade to a new furnace. This article will identify four signs it's time to turn to a furnace repair service for maintenance or replacement. Read on, and get ready to keep your home warm and cozy all winter long.

  1. Heating Bills Are Higher Than Usual One of the first tell-tale signs of a furnace in need of repair is rising heating costs. Furnaces are complex systems that require routine maintenance once per year. A trained technician can inspect the unit and repair minor issues before they become big problems. If your heating bills are increasing for no apparent reason, it's advisable to contact a furnace technician to investigate. The longer you wait, the worse the situation may become.

  2. I Have to Call for Frequent Furnace Repair If you are paying for furnace repair parts and service calls regularly, this is likely a sign the furnace is reaching the end of its usefulness. Over time, ongoing repairs will cost more, and the efficiency of your furnace will decrease. We can help you select and install an efficient gas furnace that is perfect for your home and budget.

  3. My Furnace Is Older Than 15 Years Wine gets better with age, but the same is not true of your furnace. The fact is that every furnace loses efficiency over time. If your furnace is more than 15 years old, you are likely nearing the end of its best years. Don't wait until a furnace stops working before you plan for its replacement. The worst time to think about a new furnace is when yours is broken and the cold temperatures arrive. Invest in annual inspections and maintenance and have a plan and budget in place to replace a broken furnace before it completely fails.

  4. Our House Is Never Warm Enough If some rooms of your house never seem to get warm, or if your entire house is always cooler than you prefer, it's time to have your furnace inspected. There could be a blockage in the ductwork or a failing part in the furnace. A trained furnace technician can determine the issue, make repairs, or recommend a replacement furnace.

Don't Wait Until It's Too Late

We don't think much about our home's furnace until it isn't working. However, frequent inspections and maintenance will reduce overall furnace repair costs and extend the life of your furnace. If you are experiencing any of these four signs, it's time to call a professional. Mr. Furnace Heating and Air Conditioning has proudly served homeowners in the Winnipeg area for nearly 50 years. We offer high-quality parts and service, including 24-hour furnace repair. Contact us today to schedule furnace maintenance or to discuss a new furnace for your home.


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