When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly during the winter. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the most frigid days of the year in Belton. You may not even realize it could happen until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in crisis mode, and that’s not the greatest place to be. The Bell Air Conditioning Inc. team can help. We’ve created this list of symptoms that your furnace may be showing that will let you know it should probably be replaced. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t heating evenly, your furnace may be failing. You might be able to solve this problem by making sure your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealing your ducts can not only keep your home evenly heated, but it can prevent your furnace from working harder than it needs to. You could save your furnace and save some money with better energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Have a noisy furnace inspected by the pros at Bell Air Conditioning Inc.. Some people find that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to switch on and off more than it should. And rattling sounds could be telling you that inner pieces aren’t operating properly. 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 needing furnace repair frequently, it’s time to look into a new system. Delaying a new purchase could actually cost 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, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Belton, the team at Bell Air Conditioning Inc. can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 254-939-1141 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.