When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly during the colder months of the year. This heavy workload often causes older furnaces to fail on some of the chilliest days of the year in Ballwin. You may not even realize it could happen 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 Holiday Heating & Air Conditioning team can help. We’ve compiled this list of symptoms that your furnace may be displaying 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. You might be able to solve this problem by confirming that your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealing your ducts can not only keep your home evenly heated, but it can save your furnace from working harder than it needs to. You could save your furnace and save some money with better energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at Holiday 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 suggest that inner pieces aren’t working properly. Too many repairs You probably realize 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 expectancy of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting older, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Ballwin, the team at Holiday Heating & Air Conditioning can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 636-206-4250 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.