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  • Writer's pictureSteven Hesse

6 Signs It's Time For A New Furnace - Plano, Texas

Here in Dallas, we’re known for our southern hospitality, Friday Night Lights, Tex-Mex and our sweltering summers that reach the triple digits. The last thing you’re associating the city with is winter. But if you’ve been a resident long enough, you know that come December, the temperatures drop down low and a functioning heater is essential for staying warm. At Hesse Air, your comfort is our top priority, and we’re focused on making sure you stay that way for the remainder of this cold season. If your furnace is exhibiting any of these signs, it may be time for a replacement. Guarantee a warm and cozy winter by paying attention to these indicators and getting it serviced before the thick of winter.

Old age

The average lifespan of a furnace ranges from 15 to 20 years. We highly recommend finding out the age of your unit, mainly because older systems are safety hazards.

Higher than normal energy bills

As furnaces age, they become less energy efficient and have to work extra hard to produce the same amount of heat, which directly affects your bottom line.

Excess amount of dust

Does it feel like no matter how much you wipe away dust and dander, the problem persists? Don’t worry— you’re not going crazy! A fully-functioning furnace should be filtering these particles, but if this becomes a noticeable issue, then it should be inspected ASAP.

Unevenly heated rooms

A malfunctioning system may lose the ability to distribute heat rooms evenly or even warm up at all. A broken thermostat or leak can be to blame, but if you rule those out, it could very well be your furnace.

Frequent repairs

If you have your HVAC technician on speed dial and you speak to them more than your mother-in-law, then it may be time to face the reality that your furnace is beyond repair.

Strange noises

While it’s true furnaces are inherently noisy, you should inspect any extra noise that you are recently noticing. Rattling, popping, humming, or screeching is not usual and could indicate some major issues.

Contact Hesse Air

For HVAC services you can rely on, contact Hesse Air. We understand how important it is to have a furnace that runs smoothly for as long as possible. If you notice any of these problems, schedule an appointment with us today to ensure you and your family stay comfortable when the weather turns cold.

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