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5 Signs You Need a Furnace Replacement in the Dallas Area

Posted on: November 17, 2015

After a fun-filled evening with your family spent at Frisco’s Christmas in the Square, you hope to return to a warm and inviting home. Nothing can sour the holiday season more than a broken down furnace—but with proper HVAC maintenance and knowledge of furnace breakdown warning signs, you can relax knowing your family will be warm in your Dallas area home throughout the entire winter.

Total Air & Heat can assist you throughout the furnace replacement process! We’ve been replacing furnaces in the Dallas area since 1957, so you can trust us with all your furnace installation needs. Contact us today!

Furnace Breakdown Warning Signs

There comes a point when a furnace maintenance and repair just won’t cut it anymore. If your Dallas home’s furnace is exhibiting any of the following signs, it might be time to call for a furnace replacement.

Uneven Heating

Inconsistent heating is a telltale sign that your furnace isn’t as efficient as it used to be. If you’re constantly adjusting your thermostat or there are hot and cold spots throughout your Texas home, your furnace has stopped distributing heat evenly.

Strange Noises

Although it’s not unheard of for critters to find their way into your Dallas home’s ductwork, the most common reason for any banging, popping, rattling or squealing noises coming from your vent is likely a malfunctioning furnace. Unusual noises could mean a few things—it has difficulty igniting, has a loose belt, or has a faulty part that’s on the verge of breaking. A professional can diagnose whether you need a furnace repair or replacement!

Increasing Electric Bills

The older your furnace gets, the harder it has to work to thoroughly heat your Dallas area home. The harder it works, the more energy it’s using. As a result, your energy bills are going to skyrocket because your furnace is working overtime to produce enough heat to maintain a comfortable temperature.

Yellow Pilot Light

The flame on your gas furnace should be completely blue, with the possibility of a slightly yellow tip. If the flame is mostly yellow or orange, this signifies a major, and potentially dangerous, problem. This is a very serious warning sign and means that your furnace is not creating the appropriate mixture of oxygen and gas.

Recurring Repairs

If you’ve repaired your furnace within the past two years, and you’re still experiencing problems, it’s time for a replacement. Don’t spend more money than you need to—the repairs will begin to add up and buying a new furnace is your best option!

Our experienced heating technicians can help you find the most efficient and cost-effective furnace replacement to keep you and your family warm throughout cold Texas winters.

Furnace Replacement throughout the Dallas & Plano Area

When considering a furnace replacement, it’s best to factor in your monthly bills, how old your existing furnace is, and how reliable it is. If, after reading the warning signs above, it’s obvious your furnace is at the end of its life, save yourself the hassle of paying for continuous repairs and go ahead and get a replacement—you’ll have to eventually get one anyway, and the sooner you do, the more money you’ll save!

Contact Total Air & Heat online or call us today at 972-881-0020 to get a quote for a furnace replacement!

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