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Do You Have an Inefficient Furnace? Here Are the Top Causes February 22, 2018

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Do You Have an Inefficient Furnace? Here Are the Top Causes, Yorktown Heights, New York

Even though it’s cold outside during winter, your furnace should keep you warm and comfortable indoors. If your heating costs are going through the roof or your home isn’t warming up as good as you’d wish, then your heating system isn’t working optimally. Here are three of the most common reasons why your furnace may not be as efficient as it should be.

3 Reasons Why Your Furnace Is Inefficient

1. Your Vents or Radiators Are Blocked

If your vents are in your floors or baseboards, you may not realize you’re blocking them with something. It’s also common for people to direct the flow of warm air to the couch. While it’s nice to be warm while you’re sitting on the couch, it makes the room feel colder if the air isn’t allowed to spread throughout. By keeping your vents and radiators free of furniture and other objects, your furnace can do its job and keep your entire house warm.

2. You Haven’t Change the Filter

furnaceSomething as simple as changing the filter makes a huge difference to the temperature inside your home. If the filter is clogged and dirty, your unit has to work harder to provide the warm air you need. That’s why you should change the filter at least once a month. This is important in the summer, too, because your air conditioning will also work more efficiently when the filter is replaced regularly.

3. Your Furnace Is Old

Older heating systems aren’t as efficient as newer ones. If your furnace is 10 years or older, it’s probably better to get a replacement instead of investing in additional repairs when it breaks down. If your heating bill is extremely high, try insulating your home to help with the heating costs, too. Ultimately, you will see the biggest difference in your energy bill after you replace an inefficient furnace with a new one.

 

You should feel comfortable in your home all year long. If your furnace is failing, Sunshine Air Conditioning and Heating will help get it running again. They guarantee all their services and installations because customer satisfaction is their main goal. With an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau, you can trust this company and their experienced staff to take care of your heating system for you. Located in Yorktown Heights, NY, they also service Peekskill, Cortland, and other surrounding areas. Visit them online for more information or call (914) 245-2050 to make an appointment.

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