The holiday season is quickly coming upon us. One thing that comes with the holiday season is also cold weather. You want to make sure that this year, you stay cozy and inside your nice and warm Bunker Hill, IL home. With that in mind, if you are having some problems with your furnace, this could be costly. This may be a sign that you may need a new unit altogether. If this is the case, here are the signs that you might need to consider buying a new unit, instead of putting so much money into your broken system.

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Your Furnace is Old

If you have been in your home for quite some time without ever getting a new Furnace, this could be a possible problem. With this in mind, you may need to know when there was a change in systems if you moved into an older home. If there hasn’t been a change whatsoever, you may need to consider purchasing a new one altogether. Someone may say that if it’s not broken, don’t fix it! However, if a system is older, it may not be working in the best condition. Having a system that you know is working the best, and saving you money might be a way to go.

Your Bill is Higher

Homeowners understand that during the winter season, you are using more heat than you normally would during the year. This means that your bill will go up in price. With this in mind, if your bill is higher than what it normally is, this means your system is working extra time to pump out the air that you are using. If this is the case, this may be time for a new system.

The Air From Your Furnace isn’t Hot

If you are freezing in your home when you do have the heat on. This is a problem. No one wants to sit in a cold room when you are paying for it to be hot. If this is the case, make sure that you are looking to see what your system is on so that you can have the heat you deserve. If you have already tried to repair this problem, you may need to consider getting a better system.

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Strange Noises

Have you heard any noises coming from your Furnace? This could be a problem. Older homes do tend to have creaks and moans throughout the house, but hearing new sounds could be a problem. Check out the problem and call our team to fix the issue. If this issue has been fixed and there is still a problem, it’s time to get a new system altogether!

If you have read any of these tips and have any other questions, please give us at B & W Heating & Cooling a call today! We are happy to help install your system, and get you on the right track for a nice warm home this winter season!