When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works around the clock during the colder months of the year. This heavy workload often causes older furnaces to stop working on some of the coldest days of the year in East Hanover. You may not even think it’s a possibility 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 Effective Service Group, LLC. team can help. We’ve compiled this list of symptoms that your furnace may be displaying that will let you know a replacement may be necessary. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t evenly heated, your furnace may be failing. You might be able to solve this problem 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 better energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Be sure to have a noisy furnace inspected by the pros at Effective Service Group, LLC.. Some people discover 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 working normally. Too many repairs It is known 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 too long to make a new purchase could cost 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 older, you might be better off with a new, efficient and quiet system. In East Hanover, the team at Effective Service Group, LLC. can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 973-884-0065 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.