When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works around the clock during the colder months of the year. This intense workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the most frigid days of the year in Manassas. You may not even think it’s a possibility 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 Twin Air LLC team can help. We’ve created 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. Sometimes this problem can be solved by confirming that 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 increased energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Always have a noisy furnace checked out by the pros at Twin Air 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 than it should. And rattling sounds could suggest that inner pieces aren’t functioning 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 find you’re calling for furnace repair frequently, it’s time to look into a new system. Waiting on 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 older, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Manassas, the team at Twin Air LLC can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 703-754-1062 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.