Do I Need a New Furnace Installation?

As a homeowner in Richmond, VA, you’ll run the furnace a lot during the winter. As such, you may run into certain issues that indicate your heating system isn’t operating as it should. Here are some signs that you’ll want to get a new furnace installation:

Failure to Heat Your Home

The most obvious signs are short-cycling, abnormally long cycles or low air pressure, all leading to the failure of your furnace to reach your set point. Of course, there’s the chance that you could fix these with a repair. That leads to our second sign.

Expensive Repairs for an Old System

Consider how often you’ve scheduled repairs for your furnace in the past. If it exceeds two or three times a year, it may mean the system is incurring the sort of wear and tear that repairs can’t adequately handle.

Also, think about the cost of these repairs or of any you’re facing right now. If they involve an expensive component like the motor, and if your furnace is over a decade old, then replacement may be cheaper in the long run.

Extremely High Monthly Bill

Fixing a furnace should help make it run more efficiently, lowering your bills as a result. If you see nothing like this but, on the contrary, experience only an increase in your bills, replace the furnace with a more energy-efficient model.

Undersized Furnace

If you’ve added rooms to your home, you’ll need a new furnace simply because it will struggle otherwise to cool everything. Heating units have a heating capacity that fits them only for spaces of certain square footage.

If you’re ready to go through with a furnace installation job in Richmond, VA, call the experts at Atlantic Shores Heating and Cooling. Our HVAC company combines professionalism with warm, personalized customer care.

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