Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Ballwin Weather?10/28/2014As we get deeper in to November and the temperature starts to dip, we’re faced with the impending decision of when to turn the heat on. For some folks, that time has already come and for others, it is looming large. Of course with winter quickly approaching now is the time to think about replacing your home’s furnace because no one wants their furnace to go kaput in the middle of the coldest day of the season. So when you need to get a new furnace, how do you know if you should choose an oil furnace or a gas furnace? Well we’re here to help answer that for you. After all, there’s no good reason for being layered up in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was going to go out. Take a few seconds and read what both types of furnaces can give you and give us a ring at 636-391-7377 if you have any more questions. Oil Furnaces Up-front cost is lower than gas furnaces Give more heat than other furnaces Easily serviced by the oil delivery company Maintenance can be more complex because of dirt and grim buildup Fuel costs are greater than gas furnaces Less efficient than gas furnaces Gas Furnaces More efficient than oil furnaces Cheaper fuel compared to oil furnaces *Note: your home must be in an area where a gas supply is available Not as much maintenance required Gives less heat than oil furnaces Up-front cost is 10-25% more than similar sized oil furnaces No matter which furnace you choose, your comfort should never be compromised, so make sure you make the most informed decision possible. If you happen to have any questions throughout the process, don’t think twice about giving Holiday Heating & Air Conditioning in Ballwin a call at 636-391-7377. We’re more than happy to help resolve all of your furnace questions.