Peak Home Performance Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Replacement’

How to Tell You Need to Replace Your Old Boiler

Monday, December 5th, 2022

One of the best advantages of having a boiler to warm your home is that it can outlast most other heating systems. You’ll get 10–15 years from a heat pump, around 15 years for a gas furnace, and maybe 20 years from an electric furnace. But if you treat your gas boiler right, always having it maintained in fall and repaired when necessary, you may get over 20 years of effective service and possibly 30 years. That’s an impressive length of time for such a powerful appliance to work. 

But any boiler’s time will run out. It’s important for you to recognize the warning signs that your boiler is reaching its retirement age. Otherwise you might end up with a failed boiler during a freezing mid-winter night! An over-the-hill boiler is also a money waster. 

We’ll help you with our expert knowledge about heating in Parker, CO. Below are several major signs you have a boiler that’s ready to ride off into the sunset.

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How Long Can You Expect Your Furnace to Last?

Monday, October 24th, 2022

A furnace is a vital part of a home in Colorado. Can you imagine getting through any winter without your furnace? It’s certainly not something you want to think about, much less actually go through.

Because we must rely so heavily on our furnaces here, we put a lot of “miles” on them. Eventually, even with the best routine maintenance and diligent repairs, those miles will catch up with your furnace and you’ll need to arrange for a replacement. How long can you expect to have your furnace around before then? We’ll look into this more below.

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