When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works nonstop during the coldest months. This heavy workload often causes older furnaces to fail on some of the most frigid days of the year in Greenville. You may not even realize it could happen until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in emergency mode, and that’s not the best place to be. The Ken Parker Service Inc team can help. We’ve compiled this list of symptoms that your furnace may be showing that will let you know a replacement may be necessary. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t heating evenly, your furnace may be failing. 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 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 Always have a noisy furnace checked out by the pros at Ken Parker Service Inc. Some people discover 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 mean inner pieces aren’t operating normally. 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 needing furnace repair frequently, it’s time to think about a new system. Delaying a new purchase could actually 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 to be that old, you might be better off with a new, efficient and quiet system. In Greenville, the team at Ken Parker Service Inc can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 903-883-2829 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.