Yes, the winter is coming and with unpredictable weather in Toronto and the rest of Southern Ontario you may or may not need to turn your furnace on by the end of September. But why risk it, having your furnace ready for winter only makes sense. Furnace repair and maintenance services can ensure that you and your family will have nothing to worry about. Replacing your furnace or repairing it is difficult decision to navigate without expert advice. Luckily, we’re here for you to guide you through the steps of knowing whether it is time for a furnace repair or all new furnace installation.
When should you call for furnace repair?
For the most part you will be able to tell if your furnace is operating well enough to merely need repairs or maintenance, as opposed to replacing it. Furnace repairs will cost you much less than a replacement. One of our Phoenix Heating & Cooling professionals can evaluate your furnace and let you know what needs to be repaired on your furnace and how much it will cost.
When should you replace your furnace?
It’s very common that during a furnace maintenance appointment your Phoenix Heating & Cooling furnace technician lets you know that it’s not worth repairing your furnace and that a replacement make much more financial and practical sense. A typical furnace will last around 15 years with proper maintenance, so if your furnace is around that age then it might be time for a replacement.
The lifespan of your furnace depends on how much you use your furnace and how well it is maintained. Generally your furnace could last you anywhere from 13-20 years. One key indicator that your furnace is slowly nearing the end of it’s useful life is if your electricity bills keep increasing. This means that your furnace is using more energy than it use to in order to heat your home.
Whether you need to replace or repair your furnace you can count on Phoenix Heating & Cooling to take excellent care of your furnace and your home heating system. Contact us today for more information and for a free estimate: 647-243-3570