When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works nonstop during the coldest months. This heavy workload often causes older furnaces to fail on some of the most frigid days of the year in Liberty and the Kansas City Metro Area. You may not even realize it could happen 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 Air Unlimited Heating & Cooling team can help. We’ve compiled this list of symptoms that your furnace may be exhibiting that will let you know it may be time to replace it. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t evenly heated, your furnace may be struggling. Sometimes this problem can be solved by ensuring your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealing your ducts can not only keep your home evenly heated, but it can keep your furnace from working harder than it needs to. You could save your furnace and save some money with increased energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at Air Unlimited Heating & Cooling. Some people find that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to cycle between on and off more frequently. And rattling sounds could be telling you that inner pieces aren’t functioning 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’re making appointments for furnace repair frequently, it’s time to think about a new system. Delaying 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 to be that old, you might be better off with a new, efficient and quiet system. In Liberty and the Kansas City Metro Area, the team at Air Unlimited Heating & Cooling can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 816-286-7258 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.