Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 11:00 am
With summer coming to an end, it's time you start thinking about getting your home ready for fall and winter. We've already covered the importance of heating maintenance for getting your system ready for the added stress of heating season. What if your system is just too old and worn out for maintenance to help it, though? If your heating system just isn't going to be able to keep your home warm through another season, it's important that you have it replaced now. That way, you don't have to worry about it breaking down in the middle of a bitterly cold week. Let's take a look at some of the signs that you should replace your heater before heating season starts.
Heating systems that have been in use for many years will have much more wear and tear on their various parts than younger systems. This will cause a steady decline in efficiency as the system nears the end of its life, forcing it to stay on for longer and longer periods of time in order to compensate. The longer the heater operates to achieve the same temperature changes, the more it's going to cost to operate month-to-month. If you heating bills are rising for no apparent reason, it may be because you need a new system.
Even with consistent annual maintenance, there are probably going to be a couple of times where you need to have some repairs done on your heater. The older and more worn out the system gets, though, the more common those repairs will be. If you have to repair your heater every few months, it's a pretty good indication that you need an entirely new system.
American Heating & Cooling offers a full range of heating installation services throughout Pikeville, KY. Call today for an appointment.