When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works around the clock during the colder months of the year. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to fail on some of the most frigid days of the year in Midlothian. 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 Daniel's Heating & Refrigeration Corp. team can help. We’ve pulled together 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 struggling. You might be able to solve this problem by confirming that 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 Be sure to have a noisy furnace inspected by the pros at Daniel's Heating & Refrigeration Corp.. Some people learn that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to switch 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 needing 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 lifespan 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 Midlothian, the team at Daniel's Heating & Refrigeration Corp. can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 804-379-1155 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.