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Category: Furnace

Should I Repair or Replace My Furnace?

The Homeowner’s Guide to Caring for Your Furnace

If your heater is struggling against the Cincinnati chill, it may be time to repair or replace your furnace. Understanding your options for a better-working furnace will help you avoid rising from bed with fresh icicles hanging from your nose.

Deciding whether to repair or replace isn’t always straightforward. There are a number of factors homeowners need to consider before scheduling a repair or replacement.

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4 Reasons to Trade-In Your Old Heating & Cooling System

No homeowner takes the decision to replace their home’s heating and cooling system lightly. But there comes a time when it’s apparent that the old system just won’t cut it anymore.

Fortunately, when you decide it’s time to replace your old system, trading up and trading in ensures 4 major benefits that you’ll enjoy for years to come.
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Find Out When Your New Furnace Will Have Paid for Itself

If your furnace is showing signs of age like frequent repairs, and higher than normal energy bills, it’s time to consider replacing it. The good news is that today’s furnaces generally have a life expectancy of around 25 years.

However, homeowners often have a more pressing concern in mind when investing in a new furnace, namely when will they recoup their investment? With the following instructions from Schneller & Knochelmann Plumbing, Heating & Air, you’ll learn how to calculate your furnace payoff easily, so you can make smart decisions about your home.
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How A High-Efficiency System Will Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

When we think about the benefits of a new air conditioner or furnace, we usually think about lower monthly bills, or a more comfortable home. However, there are many other benefits to replacing a home’s heating and cooling system with a new high-efficiency model.

Newer systems have less impact on the environment using up to one-third less fuel than older models; they have superior airflow and will regulate home temperature better with programmable thermostats and comfort control technology; and a high-efficiency system will even increase the resale value of your home.
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How to Spot the Gaps in a Home Warranty + What to Do About It

One confusing aspect of buying or selling a home is a home warranty. It’s intended to guarantee that the major systems, such as heating and cooling, plumbing, electrical systems, and roofing, in the home are in good working order.

If an appliance, or system, breaks down, new homeowners often believe that the warranty will cover the cost of repair or replacement. Sadly, this is not always the case due to restrictions and clauses within the warranty. However, a smart homeowner knows how to spot gaps in a home warranty, so they can better protect themselves.
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Are Savings from High Efficiency Systems Worth the Cost?

Homeowners have been hearing a lot about high efficiency equipment. From dishwashers to light bulbs, everything in today’s home seems to be doing more on less electricity. Despite the savings in monthly costs, some still wonder whether the upfront cost of high efficiency equipment is worth the investment.

Today, Schneller & Knochelmann Plumbing, Heating & Air explains the difference between your old, standard unit, and today’s highly efficient air conditioners and furnaces, and what a new system could really do for your home. Keep reading to find out if your home is ready for a high efficiency heating and air conditioning system.
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Should I Wait for My Furnace to Break Down?

break-down-or-buyIt’s no secret that purchasing a new heating and cooling system is expensive. Because the upfront cost of a new system is so great, many homeowners put off taking the plunge.

When our customers begin experiencing more and more breakdowns, they start to wonder if it’s really time to buy, or if they can wait it out a little longer. Today, the experts at Schneller & Knochelmann Plumbing, Heating & Air are here to walk you through the decision of waiting or replacing.
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Is February Too Late for a Furnace Tune-Up?

tune-up-too-lateIf you’ve spent much time on our blog, you know that we at Schneller & Knochelmann Plumbing, Heating & Air think highly of tune-ups. Apart from keeping you and your home safe from malfunctions that could lead to fire or carbon monoxide leaks, tune-ups keep your system running its best and prevent breakdowns.  
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Two Reasons Why You Should Expect a Lower Heating Bill

heatingbillsdownSchneller’s experts can tell you, even the best heating and cooling system will cost more to run if the outdoor conditions are right. However, this year, the world outside your heater is working in your favor! Thanks to a nice warm winter and dropping oil prices, your winter heating costs should leave some extra cash in your pocket. Keep reading to find out what 2016 headlines are doing for your wallet.
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3 Major Heating Problems & 1 Solution for Homeowners

problems schnellerWeird cold spots around your home? Still fighting with the world’s oldest thermostat? There are a number of reasons you might look for a new heating or cooling system. Below are some of the most common problems Schneller’s Plumbing, Heating, & Air experts see that drive people to start shopping. Find out what you should be considering for your home, based on where you live and what problems you’re having.
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