When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works nonstop during the coldest months. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to fail on some of the coldest days of the year in Dallas. You may not even think about the possibility 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 Tri County Air Care LLC team can help. We’ve pulled together this list of symptoms that your furnace may be showing that will let you know it should probably be replaced. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t all approximately the same temperature, your furnace may be struggling. Sometimes this problem can be solved by ensuring 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 better energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Be sure to have a noisy furnace checked out by the pros at Tri County Air Care LLC. Some people discover that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to turn on and off more than it should. And rattling sounds could suggest that inner pieces aren’t operating normally. Too many repairs It’s no secret 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 start researching a new system. Waiting on a new purchase could end up costing 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 up there, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Dallas, the team at Tri County Air Care LLC can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 469-617-3437 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.