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Three Signs that It’s the Right Time for a New Furnace


Is It the Right Time for a New Furnace Replacement?

furnace flames in winterDeciding to get a new furnace can be intimidating. After all, a brand-new HVAC system is expensive, whether you’re looking at geothermal, heat pumps, or mini-splits! But a new system can also save you money on repairs and energy costs. So, how can you tell when it’s time to invest in a new furnace installation for your home?

Good news – Right Time HVAC is here to help! Furnaces have a lifespan, just like your AC system, and it might be on its last leg if you had it installed more than 15 years ago. However, there are also several other signs that it’s time for you to check out new systems. With winter ahead, we’ve put together our top three signs that it’s the Right Time for a replacement – let’s check it out.

When Your Energy Bills are Way Too High

Do you dread seeing your monthly energy bills? If you find that this year’s heating costs are higher than last year’s, it may be time to replace your furnace. High energy bills often result from an overworked furnace. As the system works harder and longer, it can become so taxed that you not only face high energy bills but potentially a broken-down furnace as well. Replacing your home’s old, outdated furnace with a high-efficiency model can help significantly reduce energy usage, reducing costs and putting more money back into your pocket.

If you see your power bills or energy costs spike this year, it’s definitely time to see what’s going on. Sometimes, a dirty filter or bad ventilation system is the culprit, but a professional will be able to tell you what’s going on – and if a new furnace is in your future.

When It Just Doesn’t Work As It Should

woman with hands over a heaterIs your home staying chilly even when your furnace is pumping out the heat?

Keeping your home comfortable and warm during the chilly winter months means making sure that your furnace is running efficiently. If your furnace isn’t performing as well as it should be, it’s time to consider replacing it. Over time, furnaces can lose efficiency due to age or lack of maintenance, often resulting in cold spots in the home, inconsistent temperatures, and frequent cycling of the furnace. Furthermore, older systems are more expensive to operate than newer models that have improved energy-efficiency ratings. Investing in a new furnace now could save you money, ensure comfort for years to come, and keep you worry-free about when your current equipment decides to give out.

When You’re Racking Up Repair Bills

calculator with bright folders for doing billsAs a furnace gets older, it tends to need more frequent repairs to keep it running smoothly. But, if those repair costs start to add up it may be time to consider replacing the system rather than continuing to make repairs. Homeowners should not wait too long before making this decision – an older system or one in disrepair can result in high repair costs that eventually exceed the cost of a replacement system. Investing in a new, energy-efficient furnace now can save money down the line while creating a more comfortable space for you and your family!

Is It the Right Time to Talk About a New System?

Need a new furnace (or just want to have it serviced for the upcoming winter)? Then it’s the Right Time to talk to the professionals! Speak to our professional HVAC team in Middle Tennessee to find out how we can get you set up with a brand-new furnace, heat pump, or geothermal system. It’s never the wrong time to call Right Time!



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