Furnace Replacement in the Main Line After a nice summer, the last thing on our minds is heating our house for the imminent cold. But when we go to turn on the furnace for the first time in months, we begin to freak out – will it start up OK and will it operate perfectly all through the cold?? Will it fail on the coldest day of the year? Looking for the indications of a needed furnace replacement early and often can prevent these fears and keep you at ease all winter, and all year, long. FOR FURNACE REPLACEMENT CALL NOW 610-626-2540 How do you know if it’s time to buy a new furnace? How do you know if replacement is essential and not just a repair? There are several personal and professional aspects that help determine this, but O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning has a few rules of thumb in deciding if the time has come to depart from your old furnace. Furnace age: the average life of a furnace lasts between 12-17 years. After 15 years, furnaces have a bigger risk of failing so if your furnace is getting to that age, it might be time to start researching some new furnaces with O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning. High energy bills: furnaces may not work successfully as they get more work out of them, and if they aren’t maintained frequently, they may also lose effectiveness. Spotty heating: systems must be sealed properly to evade leaks and guarantee they are dependable in heating your home. If your ductwork isn’t sealed correctly or the furnace is beyond repair, a new furnace with new ductwork will really keep your home cozy. Indoor air quality: older ductwork can be filled with dust, mold, or mildew after years of use. If you notice that the quality of your indoor air is bad or that members of your family are struggling with allergens, furnace replacement might be needed. Don’t let the notion of furnace replacement alarm you – new furnaces present a variety of wonderful benefits to any home and the professionals at O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning know all the tips and tricks for efficient and professional installation. New furnaces offer: Quieter operation: get rid of the noises and clanking from your old furnace – new furnaces have the latest and greatest in technology and present quieter work, so much so that you may not even hear it start! Better furnace efficiency: newer furnaces can live between 20-25 years, compared to around 15 years for older furnaces. Thanks to improvements in technology they operate more efficiently and dependably. Dependable operation: the latest furnaces will need fewer and fewer repairs, especially in their younger age. Furnace replacement is simple with O'Brien Heating & Air Conditioning. There are so many options of furnaces to choose from to match your specific home necessities and that will keep your wallet content, too. Come let us help you find the best furnace for you by giving the the Main Line experts a call at 610-626-2540 or scheduling an appointment online.