A furnace is like any other major appliance: while you might wish it could last forever and always work perfectly, the truth is that it will encounter problems at some point, and it will eventually need to be replaced. But unlike some other appliances, a furnace is truly necessary for your comfort and even, during the coldest winter weather, for your safety.
You can’t just hope for the best–eventually, you’ll need to make a choice that will keep your home safe and cozy. How can you tell whether the cost of a furnace repair is worth it, or whether it’s so expensive that you should replace the furnace instead? Here are some tips.