Friday, January 9, 2015
Heating in Cottage Grove, MN: When to Repair or Replace Your Furnace
If you encounter a problem in your Woodbury, MN or Cottage Grove, MN heating system, you should first determine if your furnace had already served its time: the usual lifespan for a furnace is between 12 and 18 years, so replacement is your best choice if your furnace had already been heating up your home for a dozen years or more. Replacing your furnace is also the best option for units that pose safety hazards in your home (i.e. if poisonous carbon monoxide gas is working its way into your living area due to a cracked heat exchanger—the metal divider between the burning fuel and the heated air).