When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works around the clock during the coldest months. This heavy workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the most frigid days of the year in Shelby Township . You may not even think it’s a possibility until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in emergency mode, and that’s not the most advantageous place to be. The Mr. Air Repair team can help. We’ve created 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 evenly heated, your furnace may be reaching the end of its lifespan. This problem could be remedied by confirming that 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 improved energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Always have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at Mr. Air Repair . Some people learn that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to switch on and off more frequently. And rattling sounds could be telling you that inner pieces aren’t working as they should be. Too many repairs It is known 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 think about a new system. Waiting too long to make a new purchase could actually cost you more money in the long run. The average life expectancy of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting older, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Shelby Township , the team at Mr. Air Repair can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 586-262-4258 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.