We’re coming to the end of heating season, and with warming weather comes the opportunity to assess the state of your furnace. Heating systems get put under a tremendous amount of strain during the winter months, and if you have an older system, you need to carefully check its status at the end of every winter. If it’s working fine, terrific. But if there are lingering problems, you need to determine if repairing the system is the best way to go, or if you need a new heater before next winter.
Ultimately, only you can make that decision. As the homeowner, you know your furnace better than anyone, and can probably tell when it’s ready to be replaced with a new one. However, there are some factors that can help make that decision easier.