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Is It Time to Repair or Replace?

You’re not sure if you’d like to repair or replace your heater but one thing is for sure, your heater just isn’t performing the way you want it to. We’re going to help you determine whether you’re looking for repair or replacement work. It’s not as tricky as it might seem. We aim to make it as straightforward as possible for you.

We specialize in heating repair and heating replacement in Boulder, CO. If you’re looking for the right repair and replacement services, we’re here to help you get things running again. We want to keep you warm this winter.

Let’s Figure It Out

Okay, let’s get down to business. Let’s figure out if it’s time for you to repair or replace:

When You Should Repair

Here are a few signs that you should repair your heater:

You Have Imbalanced Heating

Have you noticed that the heating in your home is imbalanced? Maybe you’ve noticed that your bedroom heats right up as soon as you turn your heater on. Your living room though? It’s persistently icy. Imbalanced heating is a problem because it signifies that you’re having deeper issues with your home’s heater.

Inaccurate Thermostat Reading

Your home’s thermostat should be able to accurately read the room. This is a problem because it means that you’re not getting the heating that your home deserves. You’re going to need to work harder to get the type of service you’re looking for. This will cost you more and hurt your comfort in the process.

You Hear Odd Noises

Your heater shouldn’t make odd noises. If you hear loud noises or any noises that are new, you should absolutely schedule an appointment with our team members. Watch out for sounds like rattling, banging, and scraping in particular. Professionals will help you decode the sound you’re hearing and find the source of the problem.

You Should Replace

Here are some signs that you should replace your heater:

You’ve Had Your Heater for More Than 10 Years

Your heater can’t last for longer than about a decade. If you’ve had your heater for around 10 years, you should absolutely consider replacing your home’s heater. You shouldn’t try to drag out your home’s heating operation. Your heater will decline in quality and drive up your bills. Plan ahead for a replacement if you have an aging system.

You’re Constantly Repairing

Do you anticipate needing repair work every time a winter season rolls around? You shouldn’t have to repair your home’s heater this often. If you do have to do this, then your home’s heater is severely under condition. Replacing your home’s heater will be a far better use of your cash.

You’ve Got a Cracked Heat Exchanger

A cracked heat exchanger is pretty much a death sentence for your heater. Cracked heat exchangers indicate that your heater is declining in reliability and may even start to create a safety hazard for those in your home. Reach out to a professional to see if you have a cracked heat exchanger.

Contact Meyers Heating & Air Conditioning to schedule an appointment for our professionals.

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