When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works nonstop during the coldest months. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the chilliest days of the year in Asheville. You may not even think about the possibility 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 1st Choice Service Group Inc team can help. We’ve compiled this list of symptoms that your furnace may be showing that will let you know a replacement may be necessary. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t all approximately the same temperature, your furnace may be reaching the end of its lifespan. You might be able to solve this problem by ensuring your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealing your ducts can not only keep your home evenly heated, but it can save your furnace from working harder than it needs to. You could save your furnace and save some money with increased energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Always have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at 1st Choice Service Group Inc. Some people discover that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to cycle between on and off more often. 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 making appointments for furnace repair frequently, it’s time to look into a new system. Waiting on a new purchase could end up costing you more money in the long run. The average lifespan of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting older, you might be better off with a new, efficient and quiet system. In Asheville, the team at 1st Choice Service Group Inc can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 828-551-2913 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.