When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works nonstop during the coldest months. This intense workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the coldest days of the year in Hamilton. You may not even realize it could happen 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 Carefree Heating and 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 reaching the end of its lifespan. You might be able to solve this problem 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 better energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Always have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at Carefree Heating and 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 often. And rattling sounds could suggest that inner pieces aren’t working as they should be. 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 think about a new system. Delaying a new purchase could cost 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 up there, you might be better off with a new, efficient and quiet system. In Hamilton, the team at Carefree Heating and Cooling, LLC can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 513-275-3601 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.