As we get deeper in to November and the temperature continues to dip, we’re faced with the impending decision of when to turn the heat on. For some people, 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 bad in the middle of the coldest day of the season.
So when you need to find 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 bundled up in 10 layers in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was going to go out.
Take a few minutes and read what both types of furnaces can provide you and give us a call at 734-284-1224 if you have any other questions.
- Up-front cost is less than gas furnaces
- Offer more heat than other furnaces
- Easily serviced by the oil delivery company
- Maintenance can be more thorough because of dirt and grim buildup
- Fuel costs are more 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
- Less maintenance required
- Gives less heat than oil furnaces
- Up-front cost is 10-25% more than similar sized oil furnaces
No matter which furnace you decide to go with, your comfort should never be sacrificed, so make sure you make the most informed decision possible. If you happen to have any questions as you go through the process, don’t hesitate giving Gee & Missler Heating & Air Conditioning in Wyandotte a call at 734-284-1224. We’re more than happy to help solve all of your furnace questions.