Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Shelby Township Weather?10/28/2014As we get a few weeks in to November and the temperature begins to drop, we’re faced with the impending decision of when to flip on the heat. For some families, that time has already come and for others, it is looming large. Of course with colder months quickly approaching now is the time to take in to consideration replacing your home’s furnace because no one wants their furnace to go bad in the middle of the coldest day of the season. So when you need to replace your furnace, how do you know which option to choose between an oil furnace or a gas furnace? Well we’re here to help answer that for you. After all, there’s no good reason for being bundled up in 10 layers in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was going to go out. Take a few seconds and read what both types of furnaces can provide you and give us a ring at 586-262-4258 if you have any other questions. Oil Furnaces Up-front cost is not as much as gas furnaces Give more heat than other furnaces Easily serviced by the oil delivery company Maintenance can be more complex because of dirt and grim buildup Fuel costs are more than gas furnaces Less efficient than gas furnaces Gas Furnaces More efficient than oil furnaces Cheaper fuel compared to oil furnaces *Note: your home must be in an area where a gas supply is available Not as much maintenance required Gives less heat than oil furnaces Up-front cost is 10-25% more than similar sized oil furnaces No matter which furnace you choose, your comfort should never be in question, so make sure you make the most informed decision possible. If you happen to have any questions as you go through the process, don’t hesitate giving Mr. Air Repair in Shelby Township a call at 586-262-4258. We’re more than happy to help answer all of your furnace questions.