Having a Furnace May Save You Money- Here’s How
Finding the best way to heat your home in Surrey, Langley or the surrounding area can be a challenge. While we may not have the coldest winters in Canada, we still need to think a bit about our central heating if we want to have the most effective solutions for keeping comfortable all year round without spending more than we should be.
At John Sadler Plumbing & Heating, we’re experts in furnace installation, maintenance and repair & service the entire Lower Mainland of BC. If you need to replace your central heating system, you should know about the benefits of furnaces for your home. There are a lot of people who are unsure of the differences between boilers and furnaces when it comes to central heating, and that’s understandable as there are many similarities between the two. Both furnaces and boilers are central heating methods that heat a substance and then circulate it throughout your home to transfer that heat everywhere. Boilers heat water, which then circulates through your home in pipes whereas furnaces heat air, which then circulates in your home through a system of ducts.
What Are the Benefits of Having a Furnace?
A furnace is a great choice for heating any Surrey or Langley home. Typically, furnaces use either gas or electricity to warm air that passes over a heat exchanger. That air is then circulated throughout your home using fans and a duct system. There are a few benefits to using air to heat your home rather than water pipes, including:
- Furnaces generate heat quickly. Heating air is fairly easy to do and it’s similarly easy to circulate through a home. That means that if the temperature outside has been fluctuating, it’s easy to heat and cool your home quickly, as you need it.
- They’re easy to install. Furnaces are comparatively easy to install. They can also be combined with central air conditioning so you can combine all your home heating and cooling solutions in the same system.
- Maintenance can be done all at once. Another benefit of having a combined heating and cooling system is that you have half the maintenance to do, saving you money in the long run. A single expert from John Sadler Plumbing & Heating can do any diagnostics or maintenance tasks for your whole system rather than having several different systems to check.
- Furnaces can also filter your air. If you have a pet or have any dust allergies, you know the importance of clean air in the winter. When all the windows are shut for months at a time, it’s important to make sure you have a way to filter out any harmful particles in your air. A furnace can be equipped with cheap and effective filters that clean the air as it circulates through your home.
Where Can I Get Advice About Furnaces?
Because they’re easy to install, use, combine with other systems and also act as a filter, a furnace can be a very cost-effective part of a modern Surrey home. If you’re interested in finding out more or need someone for furnace repair in the Surrey or Langley areas, contact us at John Sadler Plumbing & Heating today.