With the decreasing temperature in the colder months, you can only rely on your furnace to keep your
home warm and cozy. However, if you notice your furnace is facing recurring issues or is failing to
perform like it used to, it might be time for furnace replacement.
Of course, before you make this step, you must be absolutely sure that your furnace cannot be fixed
with repairs. Fortunately, many signs indicate your furnace needs to be replaced. Let’s take a look.
4 Signs You Need Furnace Replacement
Here are some sure-fire signs that indicate your furnace needs to be replaced:
1. Your Furnace is Way Past its Lifespan
On average, furnaces have a life of 15 to 20 years with regular maintenance. Chances are, when you
moved in, your furnace was already in place. This can make you unsure of how old your furnace actually is. However, you can check the furnace’s model number to get a rough idea. Consider replacing it if it seems older than 15 or 20 years.
2. Poor Air Quality
The furnace heavily impacts the air quality of your home. When a poorly maintained furnace heats your home, it can lead to the circulation of dirt, dust, and bacteria. Consequently, you might notice visible clouds of dust and foreign particles that may cause flu, cough, and other health issues. In this case, you may require filter replacement or duct cleaning. But even if that doesn’t work, you will have to replace your furnace.
3. Inadequate or Uneven Heating
One of the biggest signs your furnace needs replacement is that it does not heat your home evenly or
adequately, despite you changing the heat setting.
In this case, your ductwork might leak air, leading to inadequate or uneven heating. However, a faulty
thermostat can also be the culprit. But if neither of those seems to be the underlying cause, then your
furnace may be too old to distribute the heated air throughout the house.
4. Your Furnace Requires Frequent Repairs
If you’re spending money on furnace repairs frequently and the issues only seem to be piling up, it is
time to replace the furnace instead of wasting money on recurring repairs.
Contact Reliable Plumbing and Heating Services
Is your furnace in need of replacement? Reach out to Reliable Plumbing and Heating Services. Our staff will ensure you get a new, well-functioning furnace that adequately warms up your home during the colder days. With over 30 years of experience, we guarantee 100% satisfaction. Call us at (831) 375-3475 for more details.