Shafer Heating & Cooling, LLC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Furnaces’

How Old Is “Too Old” for a Furnace?

Monday, February 26th, 2024

If you have an older furnace, you may be wondering when it will be time to invest in a replacement. At what point is your furnace too old to meet your heating needs? Furnaces have an average expected lifespan, and once a unit surpasses that lifespan, it becomes increasingly likely that a replacement is on the horizon.

If you’ve been thinking about a furnace replacement in Mount Orab, OH, give our team a call to schedule your appointment. We can check your furnace and give you an idea of how it is aging and whether or not it’s time for a replacement. Then we can review your options with you so you can upgrade to a new model that will best fit your family’s needs. You can keep reading to learn more about some of the signs that your furnace is getting up an age and needs to be replaced.

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A Booming Furnace Is a Bad Sign

Monday, December 4th, 2023

Your furnace might make a minor sound here or there as a part of regular operation. But a loud and sudden booming sound should be a major red flag that something is wrong inside your furnace. The longer the sound continues, the worse the damage to your system will be.

If you’re looking for an expert in furnaces in Hillsboro, you’ve reached the right place. Our team can help with your furnace problems, big or small. And when it comes to a booming sound, that’s a big problem. You can keep reading to learn more about why a booming sound from your furnace is dangerous and what we can do about it.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Evenly Heat the House?

Monday, December 5th, 2022

The purpose of having a central heating system is to deliver warm, cozy air to all the living space. The standard furnace achieves this through a network of ducts branching out from the furnace and a powerful blower fan to push the warm air along the channels to vents. Although there will be some fluctuations in temperatures, a well-installed central furnace shouldn’t have trouble getting an even heating level to most of the house.

You probably arrived at this blog because your furnace isn’t doing this. It used to, but now when it fires up during the winter, you’re discovering cold spots around the house and rooms that aren’t receiving the comfort they need. What’s happening? We’ll explain some of the possible causes and what you can do about them.

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Do You Need to Install a New Furnace Before Winter?

Monday, September 26th, 2022
Old furnace in a basement

In our last post, we talked about the importance of scheduling heating maintenance during the fall so you’re prepared for the coming winter. Maintenance does have its limits, however. At some point, the furnace that warms your home and keeps your family safe during cold weather will move beyond where repairs and regular maintenance will do much good. Time for a new furnace.

Is this the fall when you decide to stop maintaining or repairing your furnace and instead invest in a new one? We’ll look at some of the factors that can help you decide about a furnace replacement in Hillsboro, OH.

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