When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly during the coldest months. This intense workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the most frigid days of the year in Muskogee. 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 best place to be. The Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. 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 all approximately the same temperature, your furnace may be struggling. This problem could be remedied by making sure 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 increased energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Have a noisy furnace checked out by the pros at Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc.. Some people discover that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to switch on and off more frequently. And rattling sounds could suggest that inner pieces aren’t working 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 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 life of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting up there, you could benefit from a new, efficient and quiet system. In Muskogee, the team at Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 918-682-8238 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.