When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works constantly during the winter. This demanding workload often causes older furnaces to stop working on some of the most frigid days of the year in Tuscaloosa. You may not even realize it could happen until you come home to a freezing house one day. Then you’re in emergency mode, and that’s not the best place to be. The KDM Service Corporation team can help. We’ve created this list of symptoms that your furnace may be displaying that will let you know it should probably be replaced. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t heating evenly, your furnace may be reaching the end of its lifespan. This problem could be remedied by making sure 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 Have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at KDM Service Corporation. Some people discover that their system is actually too small for their home, which can cause it to turn on and off more than it should. And rattling sounds could mean inner pieces aren’t working normally. Too many repairs You probably realize 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 look into a new system. Waiting on a new purchase could end up costing you more money in the long run. The average life of a furnace or boiler is about 15 years. So, if your system is getting up there, you could benefit from a new, efficient and quiet system. In Tuscaloosa, the team at KDM Service Corporation can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 205-758-2703 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.