When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly during the colder months of the year. This intense workload often causes older furnaces to stop working on some of the most frigid days of the year in Bishop. You may not even think about the possibility until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in crisis mode, and that’s not the most advantageous place to be. The Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning team can help. We’ve compiled this list of symptoms that your furnace may be exhibiting 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 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 improved energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Always have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning. Some people discover 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 mean inner pieces aren’t functioning 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 making appointments for furnace repair frequently, it’s time to think about a new system. Waiting too long to make a new purchase could cost you more money in the long run. The average life of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting up there, you might be better off with a new, efficient and quiet system. In Bishop, the team at Bishop Heating & Air Conditioning can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 760-784-9034 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.