It can be difficult to know when it is time for an upgrade to your home heating system. You don’t want to upgrade just to upgrade because it can be costly, but you also don’t want to be stuck with a broken heater in the middle of winter. Upgrading your system is a big upfront cost but you will come out ahead in the long run because the new system will run more efficiently. Another bonus that you’ll be less likely to need heating repair in Chicago.
You’ve Had Your System For 10+ Years
HVAC technology, specifically heating systems, have made huge advances in the past 10 years. A system that is over a decade old is likely 50 percent less efficient than newer, more advanced, systems.
If you notice that your heating bill has been on the rise for the past couple of months, it may be time to upgrade your home system. Naturally, your bill rises depending on the time of year, you use heart more often in winter, but if you notice unrealistic rising costs, your system could be the issue.
Costly Heating Repair in Chicago
If you feel like you are constantly contacting your HVAC company to come out and repair your heating system, it might be time to upgrade your system. While it seems tempting to just get the repairs each time your system has an issue, investing the money to upgrade will save you money in the long run.
Still not sure if it is time for an upgrade? Not a problem, give Heatmasters a call and we can help you make a decision.