Heating Installation, Heating System Replacement & Furnace Replacement in Albuquerque, NM
Is your existing furnace more than 12 years old? If your answer is yes, then it might be time for a new one.
The average life expectancy of furnaces in households today is 12-17yrs old. If your furnace is closer to this age, it’s time to start shopping. Most people prefer to replace their furnace as a planned replacement rather than a panic based decision when their furnace finally fails. Shopping for a replacement furnace in an emergency situation does not allow you the time to make your best decision.
Today’s generation of new gas furnaces offer improved energy efficiency, lower gas bills, fewer repair needs, better indoor quality, improved comfort, and warranty coverage. Older central gas heating systems often have efficiencies in the range of 56%-70%, while more modern heating systems can achieve efficiencies as high as 97%. The higher the efficiency of heating equipment the more fuel is being converted to useful heat for your home rather than escaping through the chimney or elsewhere. Upgrading your furnace heating system will significantly reduce your heating bills while also cutting down on your heating system’s carbon dioxide emissions.
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Sometimes homeowners feel the need to continuously pay money to repair their old furnace because they think they can’t afford a new one. There comes a time when repairs to your furnace no longer become cost effective because of age and condition of your existing unit. Signature Heating, Cooling & Plumbing can work with you to help find a solution to be able to afford a new furnace. Furnaces qualifying for rebates can be installed with payments as low as $63 per month. Not all heating service companies are the same. Let Signature Heating, Cooling & Plumbing professionals do the work.Heating System Replacement in Albuquerque, NM | Furnace Replacement
Shopping for a new furnace can be stressful and confusing as most carriers promote their furnaces as the best. Signature Heating, Cooling & Plumbing can help! Our estimators are knowledgeable and can answer any questions and concerns you might have before purchasing a new furnace. Whether it’s pricing, efficiency, or brand that will be deciding factor in purchasing a new furnace, Signature Heating, Cooling & Plumbing’s goal is to assist you with the decision by providing all the options and providing a solution that meets your specific home comfort requirements and fits with your budget.
1. How old is your furnace?
The average life expectancy of furnaces in homes today is between 15 and 20 years. If your furnace is 15yrs or older, then It’s time to start shopping.
2. Gas & Electric Bills Going Up?
Have you noticed an increase in your electric or gas bill? Furnaces often loose their efficiency as they age especially if they have not been properly maintained. As a result your furnace may run longer to provide the same amount of heat. This will cause your gas & electric bills to go up.
3. Is your furnace making unusual noises?
Is your furnace making rattling or squealing noises? Or is your furnace blower running excessively? Does your blower turn on & off frequently or does it blow cold air sometimes? If so , this is a sign that your furnace may need to be replaced.
4. Does your thermostat keep you comfortable?
Do you feel that some rooms are too hot while others are very cold? Are you constantly adjusting your thermostat to make your home more comfortable? If so, your furnace may be lacking the ability to properly distribute heat in every room.
5. Is your furnace yellow?
A good flame should burn blue consistently. A yellow or flickering flame indicates and incomplete burn which can lead to a heating deficiency and can produce carbon monoxide.
6. Any Furnace Repairs in the last 2 years?
Furnaces acquire the most breakdowns in the last 2 years of their lives. Another sign is whether you have to wait to get parts repaired. As a furnace ages, it becomes harder to get replacement parts.
7. How have you and your family been feeling?
Furnaces as they age run the risk of developing cracks in the heat exchanger inside your furnace. Carbon monoxide, if present, could leak into your home undetected. Signs of this may be frequent headaches, a burning feeling in nose or eyes, nausea, disorientation, flu-like symptoms. Should you experience any of these, air out your house, open a window to the furnace room and immediately call a gas service technician. Cracks in the heat exchanger can occur undetected which is why no one advises waiting until they occur.