Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Greenville Weather?10/28/2014As we get a few weeks in to November and the temperature starts to drop, we’re faced with the approaching decision of when to turn the heat on. For some families, that time has already come and for others, it is looming large. Of course with colder months rapidly approaching now is the time to consider replacing your home’s furnace because no one wants their furnace to go kaput in the middle of the coldest day of the year. So when you need 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 layered 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 offer and give us a shout at 903-883-2829 if you have any further questions. Oil Furnaces Up-front cost is not as much as gas furnaces Provide more heat than other furnaces Easily serviced by the oil delivery company Maintenance can be more complex as a result of dirt and grim buildup Fuel costs are more 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 Offers less heat than oil furnaces Up-front cost is 10-25% more than similar sized oil furnaces No matter which furnace you pick, 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 think twice about giving Ken Parker Service Inc in Greenville a call at 903-883-2829. We’re more than happy to help answer all of your furnace questions.