Furnaces are one of the most used appliances in most homes because they keep you and your family warm and comfortable in the fall and winter seasons. Although furnaces are durable and sturdy, they can begin to break down over time and stop working. As a homeowner, there are a few signs to look for to determine if your furnace isn’t working well enough in your Rockville, MD home.
1. Frequent Repairs
The main sign your furnace is reaching the end of its lifespan is if it breaks down frequently. You may be spending a lot of money to hire a technician to diagnose and fix the issues every few weeks or months. Investing in a new furnace can allow you to have reliable heat in your home.
2. Increased Energy Usage
Furnaces that are reaching the end of their lifespan tend to use a lot of energy, causing your electric bill to spike. If the parts are wearing down, they may work harder than necessary to operate, causing more wear, which can cause you to spend more to keep it running during the colder months of the year. Newer furnaces are known to be more energy-efficient and can offer more savings over time while reducing your carbon footprint.
3. Inconsistent Heat
You may notice some rooms of your home fail to get as warm as others when the heat is on, making it uncomfortable and hard to spend time in the space. Furnaces that are old and don’t work well can fail to circulate enough heat.
If you’re concerned that it may be time to replace your furnace, feel free to reach out to one of our team members. Call us at Vernon The Heating & Cooling Specialist to schedule a consultation or appointment for a new heating system installation.
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