Gibson Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Furnace Replacement’

End-of-Season Questions to Ask About Your Furnace

Monday, March 18th, 2019

couple-in-kitchenWhen winter ends, we recommend homeowners make a short evaluation of their central heater and how it performed over the last few months. This evaluation is all in service of the Big Question: “Should I replace the furnace during the spring?”

But several smaller questions build up to the Big Question, and we’re going to go over a few of those smaller questions for the end of the season. You can make an estimate about whether you should call us to schedule a new furnace installation or to continue with the furnace for another year (or more) and rely on heating repair in Medford, NJ if problems do come up.

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Aren’t All Furnaces Basically the Same?

Monday, March 5th, 2018

inside-gas-furnaceWelcome to March! The month when winter officially ends. But the weather never obeys any “official” dates, and we can still expect chilly weather to come our way. You’re home heating system in Cherry Hill, NJ still has some work ahead. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t begin to plan to put in a new furnace if your current one is nearing the end of its service life.

Why give any thought to a new furnace? Aren’t they all basically the same?

Not at all! Furnaces all work on the same principle: they heat up air, which a blower fan then sends into the ventilation system. But furnace models have many differences. They can run from a variety of fuel sources, use different methods to transfer heat into the air, and have a range of features affecting performance and energy efficiency. We’ll take a look at some of these important furnace variations.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Old Furnace?

Monday, January 8th, 2018

natural-gas-furnace-open-cabinetIn our last post, we took a closer look at the warning signs a furnace needs repair work. But any furnace will eventually reach a point where doing repairs is only a minor stopgap method. The repair costs will soon outweigh the costs of keeping the furnace around.

At what point do you stop calling for repair work and instead call for a full furnace replacement? That’s the question we’re going to look at in this post. It’s the biggest question you’ll have to face with a furnace, and you want to ensure that you make the best choice.

You don’t have to make the choice alone. In fact, you shouldn’t. Contact our service technicians when you think your furnace is coming to the end of its lifespan. They’ll help you with the decision—as well as with whatever work needs to come next. 

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