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Should I Install a New Furnace for the Coming Winter?

Installing a new heating system is a big decision that affects your entire home, not to mention your wallet. But if you’ve been struggling with your heating system for a while, it may be time to review whether repair or replacement is the better option. One thing to consider now: fall offers a great time for a new heating installation in Chicago, as the cold air hasn’t settled in yet. But there are some other factors to consider, and we’ll outline these below. Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning has been helping Chicago-area customers with their heating needs for 4 generations, and our experience and expertise can help you with yours.

Reasons to Consider a New Heating System

Here are some reasons you may want to install a new furnace for this winter:

  • High heating bills – did you notice last winter that your heating bills shot up, but your fuel cost and usage hadn’t changed? A decrease in energy efficiency is a common sign that your furnace may not be keeping up with your heating needs.
  • Age of your furnace – a well-maintained furnace can last an average of 15 to 20 years. If your furnace is in that age range, it may be worth replacing the system rather than repairing it.
  • Constant repairs – did you have to schedule a lot of repairs for your furnace last winter? Unfortunately, problems will not go away on their own, and if yours are persistent, your money may be better spent on a new unit.

The winter is coming, and nothing is worse than waking up in a freezing cold house because the furnace died. A new heating installation for your Chicago home can be a big undertaking, but with the help of the trained professionals at Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning, you can be assured of installing a furnace that is a perfect fit for your home and family. Call us today and schedule an appointment!

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