When you're facing the possibility of replacing your heating or cooling system, it makes sense that you should be as sure as possible that the equipment actually needs to be replaced. It's always possible that a repair might be enough to let you get another season or two of use. Here are some factors you can use as a starting point to help figure out whether you should repair or replace your HVAC system.
It’s a chilly northern Indiana winter night, and, suddenly you hear strange noises coming from somewhere in your home. It’s not the start of a ghost story, but a sign that something might be wrong with your home heating system. Though gas furnaces often make strange sounds as they get older, they don't necessarily mean you should replace your furnace. Here are some tips to help introubleshooting what to do about the most common furnace noises:
There's no doubt that boiler repair can be an expensive proposition. You probably think that you can save some cash if you just take care of it yourself. If you are comfortable with tools and have a good understanding of how things work, you may be able to do just that. This boiler troubleshooting guide will walk you through a number of steps that might resolve your issues.
Now that the heating season is well under way in Indiana, you want to be sure that your furnace stays in good condition. But sometimes despite your best efforts, an older furnace will begin acting up. Here are eight helpful tips to consider if you believe that your furnace is in trouble:
With our warm spring, you've probably already turned on your air conditioner this year. Did it perform as well as you expected it to? If not, it may be time to repair or replace your old equipment. Buying a new air conditioner is certainly a big investment, so you want to make sure you get the most from your existing system. However, that old air conditioner could be costing you more money than you know. Ask yourself the following questions when deciding whether to repair or replace your air conditioner: