Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Ronkonkoma Weather?10/28/2014As we get further in to November and the temperature starts to fall, we’re faced with the approaching decision of when to switch over to heating our home. For some folks, that time has already come and for others, it is looming large. Of course with colder months quickly approaching now is the time to consider replacing your home’s furnace because no one wants their furnace to go bad in the middle of the coldest day of the year. So when the time comes to find a new furnace, how do you know which option to choose between an oil furnace or a gas furnace? Well we’re here to help answer that for you. After all, there’s no good reason for being layered up in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was going to go out. Take a few minutes and read what both types of furnaces can give you and give us a shout at 631-360-2665 if you have any further questions. Oil Furnaces Up-front cost is not as much as gas furnaces Provide more heat than other furnaces Easily serviced by the oil delivery company Maintenance can be more complex due to dirt and grim buildup Fuel costs are greater than gas furnaces Less efficient than gas furnaces Gas Furnaces More efficient than oil furnaces Cheaper fuel compared to oil furnaces *Note: your home must be in an area where a gas supply is available Very little maintenance required Provides less heat than oil furnaces Up-front cost is 10-25% more than similar sized oil furnaces No matter which furnace you choose, your comfort should never be in question, so make sure you make the most informed decision possible. If you happen to have any questions as you go through the process, don’t waver in giving Cool Power LLC in Ronkonkoma a call at 631-360-2665. We’re more than happy to help solve all of your furnace questions.