Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Wharton Weather?10/28/2014As we get further in to November and the temperature starts to dip, we’re faced with the impending decision of when to switch over to heating our home. For some folks, that time has already come and for others, it is looming large. Of course with the cold swiftly approaching now is the time to take in to consideration replacing your home’s furnace because no one wants their furnace to go out in the middle of the coldest day of the year. So when the time comes to find a new furnace, how do you know which option to choose between an oil furnace or a gas furnace? Well we’re here to help answer that for you. After all, there’s no reason to be bundled up in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was on its last legs. Take a few seconds and read what both types of furnaces can provide you and give us a call at 979-532-2511 if you have any more questions. Oil Furnaces Up-front cost is not as much as gas furnaces Give more heat than other furnaces Easily serviced by the oil delivery company Maintenance can be more thorough due to dirt and grim buildup Fuel costs are greater than gas furnaces Less efficient than gas furnaces Gas Furnaces More efficient than oil furnaces Cheaper fuel compared to oil furnaces *Note: your home must be in an area where a gas supply is available Not as much maintenance required Gives less heat than oil furnaces Up-front cost is 10-25% more than similar sized oil furnaces No matter which furnace you choose, your comfort should never be compromised, so make sure you make the most informed decision possible. If you happen to have any questions throughout the process, don’t hesitate giving Faust Air Conditioning and Heating in Wharton a call at 979-532-2511. We’re more than happy to help resolve all of your furnace questions.