When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly during the winter. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to stop working on some of the most frigid days of the year in Robstown. You may not even think about the possibility until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in emergency mode, and that’s not the most advantageous place to be. The McNatt Inc 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 all approximately the same temperature, your furnace may be struggling. This problem could be remedied by making sure 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 improved energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Have a noisy furnace inspected by the pros at McNatt Inc. Some people learn 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 suggest that inner pieces aren’t functioning 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 needing furnace repair frequently, it’s time to think about a new system. Waiting on a new purchase could cost you more money in the long run. The average life of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting to be that old, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Robstown, the team at McNatt Inc can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 361-888-4808 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.