When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works nonstop during the colder months of the year. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to stop working on some of the most frigid days of the year in Vancouver. You may not even think about the possibility until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in disaster mode, and that’s not the greatest place to be. The Air Pro Heating & Cooling LLC team can help. We’ve pulled together this list of symptoms that your furnace may be exhibiting that will let you know it should probably be replaced. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t heating evenly, your furnace may be failing. This problem could be remedied by confirming that your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealing your ducts can not only keep your home evenly heated, but it can save 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 Have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at Air Pro Heating & Cooling LLC. Some people find 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 be telling you that inner pieces aren’t operating normally. 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 start researching a new system. Delaying a new purchase could end up costing you more money in the long run. The average lifespan of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting to be that old, you might be better off with a new, efficient and quiet system. In Vancouver, the team at Air Pro Heating & Cooling LLC can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 360-571-5100 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.