Should You Repair or Replace Your Furnace?

- 2:56 pm - July 18th, 2018


As your heating oil supplier, we’re also looking out for your heating equipment! If your heating system has left you wondering whether it’s time to replace it or repair it and let it ride another heating season, we’re here to help! Here are some things to look for to help you decide whether to repair or replace your heating system.

REPAIR if your heating system…

  • Is under 12 years old
  • Has weak or low airflow or leaks water
  • Is labeled with an 87% AFUE or higher
  • Produces a blue burner flame

REPLACE if your heating system…

  • Is more than 13 years old
  • Has a broken heat exchanger or control module
  • Is labeled with a 56% AFUE or lower
  • Produces a yellow burner flame

In addition to the signs above, here are a few more hints your furnace may be dropping that would suggest it’s time for a heating system upgrade:

  • Needs frequent repairs
  • Strange noises or smells
  • Dry or dusty air
  • Significant heating bill increases
  • Temperature variations

Whether you choose to repair or replace your heating system, the most important choice you can make is where you get your heating oil! Be sure to choose Rozoil for affordable and convenient fuel delivery! Call or contact us now to order your heating oil.

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