Furnaces

Is It Time to Replace Your Gas Furnace?

Did you know a gas furnace that is more than 15 years old is past the average life expectancy for most gas furnaces? If you are uncertain about whether or not you should upgrade your system, think about the amount of money you have already spent to keep your furnace operational. If the total amount surpasses 40 percent of the cost of purchasing a new system, it’s time to make the switch.

A poorly-functioning gas furnace should never be overlooked, as carbon monoxide poisoning could pose a lethal risk to you and your family. If you suspect complications with your furnace, Melton’s Heating & Air Conditioning is just a phone call away. Our highly skilled and certified technicians will inspect your system and let you know what the best course of action is. Should you require a new gas furnace, we will walk you through the entire process and help you select a unit that works best with your space and budget.

Contact Melton’s Heating & Air Conditioning today at 503-378-7482 and one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff members will help answer any questions you may have about upgrading your gas furnace.

Benefits of Upgrading to a High Efficiency Gas Furnace
When you upgrade your old furnace to an Energy Star certified natural gas furnace, you can save up to 40 percent on your utility bill. You will also notice a considerable difference in the air you breathe. That’s because old furnaces usually lack the capability to properly clean and moisturize the air in your home. Over time, the air filtration system may also begin to wear down, causing more dust, pollen and germs to flow through your ventilation system.

Here are three more benefits of upgrading to a gas furnace system:

  • Increase your home’s efficiency: Built with the latest technology in the industry, a natural gas furnace consists of a variable-speed blower, which helps maintain even temperatures in your home. They also have efficiency ratings which range up to 98 percent.
  • Longevity and reliability: With proper installation and biennial maintenance service, a natural gas furnace can last up to 20 years. And with natural gas, you always have access to it when you need it!
  • A lower carbon footprint: As the cleanest burning fuel, natural gas produces about 30 percent less carbon dioxide than oil, and 50 percent less than coal and wood.

Call us today at 503-378-7482 to find out how a new gas furnace can improve your indoor comfort and reduce your energy bills. You can also fill out our online form and we will get back to you soon.

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