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When to Replace Your Old Home’s Heater

You have an older home, and you love it. The ambiance and charm are unparalleled, and you wouldn’t trade it for the world. The only problem is that the heater could be a bit better. We encounter this often with our homeowners who live in older homes. Just because your home is old, doesn’t mean the heater has to be too!

Peak is here for you. We know how to help you out and we can answer any questions that you have too. If you’re ever wondering if it’s time to replace, you can come to one of our professionals. We’re going to answer all the questions for you. We specialize in heating in Colorado Springs, CO.

When to Let It Go

Here are the signs that you need to let go of your home’s old heater and upgrade to a new one.

1.      High Energy Bills

Your energy bills are just downright unreasonable. Yes, it’s getting colder in our area, but it isn’t so cold that you should have reached peak price with your energy bills yet. High energy bills are a sign that you’re having trouble with your home’s energy consumption. If this is something you’re struggling with we’re the ones who can help you through it. Come to us for what you need.

2.      You’re Not Warm Enough

Colorado winters are cold, but this one seems especially cold. It also feels like you’re fighting tooth and nail to get warm at home. This is a terrible sign. Your home’s heater should be perfectly equipped to handle your heating needs. If this hasn’t been your experience so far this winter, it’s only going to get worse as the weather gets cooler. You need to replace.

3.      Your Furnace is 10 Years or Older

If you’ve had your furnace for around 10 years, it’s time for you to consider replacement no matter what the status of the unit is. Old furnaces aren’t like old homes. The aren’t quaint and they can’t really be refurbished. You need to let go of your old piece of equipment if you’re looking for a system that’s really going to work for you.

4.      Your Heating Tech Is a Regular

You can your heating technician are on a first name basis because he or she repairs your heater so often. This shouldn’t be something that’s a commonplace occurrence in your home. If it is, then you’re pouring money into a heating system that simply isn’t providing you with quality service. We’re here to help you out.

5.      Something Sounds Off

You’re hearing sounds like banging, scraping, rattling, and squeaking all throughout your home. You don’t know what’s going on, but you know that these sounds can’t be a good sign. They’re new, they’re loud, and they’re alarming. In fact, they startle you every time you hear them.

Take this as your heater’s personal alarm system. You need to contact our professionals for the work you’re looking for. We’re the ones who can ensure that we find the source of the problem and fix it for you.

Contact Peak Home Performance when you’re looking for quality work for your home.

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