When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly 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 Lodi. You may not even think it’s a possibility until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in disaster mode, and that’s not the greatest place to be. The Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning team can help. We’ve pulled together 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 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 Always have a noisy furnace checked out by the pros at Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning. Some people learn 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 operating as they should be. 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 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 Lodi, the team at Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 209-368-0556 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.