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How Do You Know When It's Time to Replace Your Furnace?

Your furnace is responsible for heating your home when the temperature drops, but it won’t last forever. If you have to keep repairing your furnace as it gets up there in age, or if your energy bills start increasing out of nowhere, you might need a new unit. Read ahead to see how you can tell when it’s time to replace your furnace.

It needs too many repairs.

If you are ever wondering if it might be time for a new appliance, think about how much money you spend on repairs for the one you currently have. When you try to extend the working life of an appliance and it keeps taking chunks out of your bank account, you should probably look for a new one. At a certain point, you have to ask yourself if it’s worth it to keep repairing your heating appliance or if it’s time to get a new one.

It is too old.

Furnace repair can be an excellent idea if your heating system is relatively new. If it’s an old furnace, however, you should think about upgrading to a new one rather than repairing the one you already have. Newer furnaces are usually more efficient, so you might end up making your money back quickly after you replace your old unit. Talk to your heating and cooling professional to see if it’s time to upgrade your furnace.

Your bills are getting higher.

You might think your furnace is doing fine, and then suddenly you realize that you’ve been paying way too much for your energy bills. If your energy bills start increasing and your furnace seems like it’s past the point of repair, then it’s time for a replacement. This will bring your energy bills back down and make your home more efficient.

Are you in need of a new system for heating in Berkeley? Don’t forget to contact Albert Nahman Plumbing and Heating or visit our website. We work with AC units, tankless water heaters, and furnace installation. Call us at (510) 843-6904 or come in and meet us if you have any questions.

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