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When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

Your furnace works around the clock during the coldest months. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to fail on some of the chilliest days of the year in Mankato area. You may not even think it’s a possibility until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in disaster mode, and that’s not the best place to be. The Northern Comfort Inc team can help. We’ve created this list of symptoms that your furnace may be exhibiting that will let you know it should probably be replaced.

Some rooms are colder than others

If your rooms aren’t evenly heated, your furnace may be struggling. 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

Have a noisy furnace inspected by the pros at Northern Comfort Inc. Some people learn that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to turn on and off more frequently. And rattling sounds could suggest that inner pieces aren’t operating normally.

Too many repairs

It is known that older furnaces often fail, and before that happens they become less and less energy efficient. If you find you’re calling for furnace repair frequently, it’s time to think about a new system. Waiting on 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, you could benefit from a new, efficient and quiet system. In Mankato area, the team at Northern Comfort Inc can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 507-307-4818 to set up an appointment with us.

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