When Should You Replace Your Furnace?12/30/2014 Your furnace works around the clock during the colder months of the year. This intense workload often causes older furnaces to stop working on some of the most frigid days of the year in Beaverton. 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 greatest place to be. The Garoken Energy Co. Inc. team can help. We’ve pulled together this list of symptoms that your furnace may be displaying that will let you know it may be time to replace it. Some rooms are colder than others If your rooms aren’t heating evenly, your furnace may be reaching the end of its lifespan. You might be able to solve this problem 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 improved energy efficiency. Your furnace is noisy Always have a noisy furnace checked by the pros at Garoken Energy Co. Inc.. Some people find 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 be telling you that inner pieces aren’t working properly. Too many repairs You probably realize that older furnaces often fail, and before that happens they become less and less energy efficient. If you find you’re calling for furnace repair frequently, it’s time to think about a new system. Waiting too long to make a new purchase could actually 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 older, it could be to you advantage to get a new, efficient and quiet system. In Beaverton, the team at Garoken Energy Co. Inc. can help you decide what would be best for you and your home. Call us at 503-848-3838 or set up an appointment with us online to see what we can offer.