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Repair vs. Replace: What Should I Do with My Furnace?

Posted: March 18, 2019

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A properly installed heating oil furnace will last 15 years or more if it is regularly maintained by professionals. But eventually, even well maintained equipment will start to fade in performance – and if you wait too long to replace it, your old, inefficient heating equipment could easily become a money pit.

How long is too long? That’s the (several thousand dollar) question.

The choice of whether to repair or replace a furnace isn’t always an easy one to make; there is often a gray area between the two choices that requires some judgment to get right. There are signs to watch out for, however, that might nudge you in the direction of a high efficiency furnace upgrade.

Here are several things to consider if you are faced with the choice to repair or replace your oil-fired furnace:

As with any home comfort equipment choice, your best bet is to learn as much as possible before your new heating oil furnace purchase – and the best way to do it is to contact the experienced professionals at Vaughn Oil. Our experts will assess your heating needs, make equipment recommendations, and install your furnace quickly and neatly so you can get back to enjoying your warm, comfortable Rhode Island home.

If you live in our RI service area, make the smart choice for heating oil equipment installation and service: Vaughn Oil. Contact us today for a FREE, no obligation estimate on high efficiency heating equipment – or to become a Vaughn Oil customer.

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