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Here’s Why You Need to Replace Your Heater

Oregon doesn’t experience the bitter winters of some of the states to our east, but we still need to have heaters in good shape year round to combat our many rainy days. Your heating system will see a lot of extra work each winter season… and eventually, no matter how sturdy and reliable it is, it will need to be replaced.

Having a new heater installed is a large task, one you shouldn’t undertake lightly. But you need to know when it’s necessary. We will give you some reasons why that old heater needs to go and a new one brought in. To make this task much easier, contact Comfort Flow Heating, where we provide professional heating service in Salem, OR—and have done so for more than half a century

Why it’s time to replace your heater

  • Inefficiency: Age will eventually wear down any mechanical system, no matter how well it is maintained. If your heater has exceeded its manufacturer’s expected lifespan, then pay attention to your heating bills to see if they have started to rise. If they do, then you know that the wear on the heater has impaired its ability to work efficiently. You should replace it, since the new heating system will offer you savings on your energy bills for many years to come.
  • Noise pollution: A heater growing decrepit will start to turn noisy. Increased noise is usually a sign that it’s time for a replacement, but the noise on its own will soon turn into an extreme annoyance.
  • Take advantage of new technology: A new installation will not only compensate for the older heater’s inefficiency, it will probably vastly improve on it with technological advances. The heaters of today are already far ahead of what they were only twenty years ago in terms of fuel efficiency. In addition, you can update to a new fuel source, put in zone heating, update your thermostat, or switch to a new form of heating altogether. You can also help the environment with a heater that creates fewer emissions.

Consult with professionals

Before you choose to send your old heater to the scrap heap, bring in heating installation and repair specialists to examine it. They can determine if it is indeed a good idea to have a new heater installed. They will also provide suggestions for the best system to install as a replacement.

When you need heating service in Salem, OR, give Comfort Flow Heating a call. We install top brand furnaces, air source heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps, and radiant heating systems. Sign up for maintenance with us as well to make sure your new heater lasts for many years.

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