When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly during the colder months of the year. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to fail on some of the coldest days of the year in Wharton. 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 most advantageous place to be. The Faust Air Conditioning and Heating team can help. We’ve pulled together 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 reaching the end of its lifespan. Sometimes this problem can be solved by ensuring 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 Always have a noisy furnace checked out by the pros at Faust Air Conditioning and Heating. Some people find 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 be telling you that inner pieces aren’t functioning properly. 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 on 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, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Wharton, the team at Faust Air Conditioning and Heating can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 979-532-2511 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.