As we get further in to November and the temperature continues to drop, we’re faced with the approaching decision of when to turn the heat on. For some folks, that time has already come and for others, it is looming large. Of course with the cold swiftly approaching now is the time to consider replacing your home’s furnace because no one wants their furnace to go kaput in the middle of the coldest day of the season.
So when the time comes to get a new furnace, how do you know whether you should go with an oil furnace or a gas furnace? Well we’re here to help answer that for you. After all, there’s no reason to be layered up in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was on its last legs.
Take a few seconds and read what both types of furnaces can offer and give us a call at 512-355-1482 if you have any more questions.
- Up-front cost is not as much as gas furnaces
- Offer more heat than other furnaces
- Easily serviced by the oil delivery company
- Maintenance can be more thorough as a result of dirt and grim buildup
- Fuel costs are greater than gas furnaces
- Less efficient than gas furnaces
- More efficient than oil furnaces
- Cheaper fuel compared to oil furnaces
*Note: your home must be in an area where a gas supply is available
- Very little maintenance required
- Provides less heat than oil furnaces
- Up-front cost is 10-25% more than similar sized oil furnaces
No matter which furnace you pick, your comfort should never be in question, so make sure you make the most informed decision possible. If you happen to have any questions throughout the process, don’t hesitate giving Evenaire Heating & Air Conditioning in Pflugerville a call at 512-355-1482. We’re more than happy to help answer all of your furnace questions.