When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly during the winter. This heavy workload often causes older furnaces to fail on some of the chilliest days of the year in Odessa. 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 best place to be. The Redhawk Heating & Air Conditioning team can help. We’ve created this list of symptoms that your furnace may be displaying 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 failing. Sometimes this problem can be solved by making sure your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealing your ducts can not only keep your home evenly heated, but it can prevent your furnace from working harder than it needs to. You could save your furnace and save some money with increased energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Be sure to have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at Redhawk Heating & Air Conditioning. Some people learn that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to turn on and off more frequently. And rattling sounds could mean inner pieces aren’t operating as they should be. Too many repairs You probably realize that older furnaces often fail, and before that happens they become less and less energy efficient. If you find you’re calling for furnace repair frequently, it’s time to start researching 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 up there, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Odessa, the team at Redhawk Heating & Air Conditioning can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 432-333-2208 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.