Do you know the telltale signs that you need a new heating system? Some people never get new heating systems in their home because they don’t know the signs. Take initiative in your household and make sure you stay warm and keep your heating costs down with a new heating system. At CentralHome, we take the time to provide you with high-quality heating services. We cover many different areas that will allow you to be able to take advantage of the many different services we offer. Check out the Locations We Serve to see the variety of areas we cater to as well. Furthermore, read our last blog, Stay Warm This Winter With CentralHome, to learn the many different services we provide when it comes to heating services. Whatever heating issue you are facing we can help you. We are able to repair and replace heaters, heat pumps, and more. In addition, we also offer heating and cooling services for when the weather breaks and we begin to face warmer times. For all of your HVAC maintenance needs, call (703) 955-3793 for more information.

Five Signs You Need A New Heating System

We put together a list of five signs you should be aware of when you need to replace your heating system. When you’re dealing with your heating system, take the initiative and replace it before you find yourself in a difficult situation. These fives signs will help you know what to look for and learn the signs when you need a new heating system. For more information on types of heating systems that would be best for you, check out the heating system replacement services we offer and pick the best option for your home.

Age

Like most things that age, eventually, your heating system is going to need replacing. There are specific signs you need to see that should show you that your heating system is going to need replacing after a certain amount of time. If your heat pump is older than 10 years old, you’re going to need to take the time to replace it. A heat pump that is more than 10 years old will cost you more money and not work as well as a brand new heat pump. In addition, if you furnace is more than 15 years old you’ll also need to replace it. When your heating systems are over 10 or 15 years old they don’t work as well and are wasting your money and harming the environment. If your heat pump needs to be replaced, you’ll be able to save up to 20 percent on your heating costs and it will be less detrimental to the earth. In addition, if your furnace is more than 15 years old you’ll be able to save 15 percent or more on heating costs and it will be more efficient for heating in your home.

Humidity Issues

Does your home feel humid when it shouldn’t be? Do you have periodic episodes of humidity that take place in your home? If you’re facing humidity problems, then it’s time to check out a new heating system. If you are experiencing humidity problems, then the heating system in your home isn’t doing its job. Humidity problems happen because of inadequate equipment, leaky ductworks, and destitute working equipment. The cumulation of all of these facets will cause your home to be uncomfortably humid in the summer and unfortunately dry in the winter.

Excessive Dust

If you live in a dusty place, this one might be difficult to tell because your home is dusty already. If you don’t live in a dusty place and you notice more dust than normal, then it’s time to get a new heating system. Leaky ducts take particles of dust from all over your home and spread it around. Dust from crawl spaces, basements, and attics are spread around your home, which is why your home might be dustier than it should be. If you don’t have the funds to purchase a new heating system, you could try plugging up the ducts as a solution.

Noisy

Is your heating system noisy? Again, this is a relative question because if you live in an older home, then your heating system will be a little noisier than most. However, if your home is newer and your heating system is around 10 years old, it’s time to replace it. If the heating system is noisy, that means you could have a problem with the duct system. The next time your heating system comes on, listen to the noise level.

Temperature Variation

Do the different rooms in your home vary in temperature? Does your bedroom feel warmer than your living room? How about the kitchen versus the basement? If there are severe temperature changes, it’s best if you replace your heating system. There are many reasons that can contribute to temperature variations in your room. The reason can be caused because of poor equipment operations, poor insulation, or duct problems. However, there could also be other contributing factors as well, such as snow piling up on your roof or poor seals around the windows and doors.

Contact us today for all of your heating system and HVAC needs.