To Repair or Replace a Furnace

For many homeowners the decision to replace or repair their existing furnace can be confusing. There are some questions you can ask yourself to help witha decision.

For some it could be a case of necessity. For example, if there is a cracked heat exchanger that will cause carbon monoxide leaks into your home creating a dangerous condition then, the decision is easy.

Here are some questions you can ask yourself to help make a decision.

The age of your furnace – If your furnace is 15 years old or older and needs costly repairs it should be replaced rather than putting money into an old unit. If you have had a history of problems with your existing furnace perhaps it is time to replace it.

The cost of your furnace repairs – If you need to spend $500 or more to repair an old furnace now is the time to consider replacing it.

By replacing your furnace, the energy savings will soon offset the cost of repairing your old furnace. Also, manufacturer warranties on a new furnace will give you worry free home comfort heating.

Your plans to stay in your home – If you plan to stay in your home for several years compare your potential heating cost savings with a new efficient furnace. The energy savings on a new furnace will pay for itself in a relatively short period of time.

Call us today about your existing furnace and we will help you make an informed decision on whether to repair or replace your furnace. Call us, the name you can trust, for all your heating, air conditioning, fireplace and plumbing needs.

2620 5 Ave N, Lethbridge

403-328-2665 | charltonandhill.com

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