When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works nonstop during the colder months of the year. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to fail on some of the chilliest days of the year in Springfield. 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 greatest place to be. The Bormida Mechanical Services Inc team can help. We’ve compiled this list of symptoms that your furnace may be showing 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. Sometimes this problem can be solved by making sure 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 improved energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at Bormida Mechanical Services Inc. Some people discover 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 operating as they should be. Too many repairs It’s no secret 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 look into a new system. Waiting on a new purchase could end up costing you more money in the long run. The average life of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting older, you could benefit from a new, efficient and quiet system. In Springfield, the team at Bormida Mechanical Services Inc can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 217-210-2662 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.