There is a question that the majority of homeowners will ask at least once in their lifetime concerning their furnaces; Should I have it repaired or replaced? Well, like so many questions in life, it all depends on several factors. If the furnace is new, then call your St. Paul heating service and have it repaired. If it is older, then read on.

Like we just said, if you furnace is old, then it might make more sense to just have it replaced. The average life expectancy of a modern furnace is anywhere from 16 to 20 years. So if yours is 19 years old, then it is time to have it replaced.

Have you seen a noticeable increase in your utility bills? If you have and can not determine why, it might be because your old furnace has lost its efficiency. If you are spending money on repairs and higher utility costs, then it might be time to have that furnace replaced.

If you have to call your furnace repair company every year, or a few times a year then it is time you just have the furnace replaced. You will save money in the long run in repairs alone.

If you find yourself always checking the thermostat because you feel cold, it may be time to replace your furnace. One room might be too cold while another room is too hot, this occurs because your furnace is reaching the end of its life.

Check back and we will offer more signs that your furnace may need to be replaced.