When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly during the winter. This intense workload often causes older furnaces to break down on some of the coldest days of the year in Hauppauge. You may not even realize it could happen until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in disaster mode, and that’s not the best place to be. The Cool Power LLC team can help. We’ve pulled together this list of symptoms that your furnace may be displaying that will let you know a replacement may be necessary. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t evenly heated, your furnace may be failing. This problem could be remedied by ensuring your ductwork is properly sealed. Properly sealing your ducts can not only keep your home evenly heated, but it can prevent your furnace from working harder than it needs to. You could save your furnace and save some money with increased energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Always have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at Cool Power LLC . Some people discover that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to switch on and off more than it should. And rattling sounds could suggest that inner pieces aren’t operating normally. 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. Waiting on a new purchase could cost you more money in the long run. The average lifespan of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting up there, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Hauppauge, the team at Cool Power LLC can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 631-360-2665 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.