Gas vs Electric Furnaces

December 19, 2019

No furnace, no matter how well built, lasts forever. A gas furnace may work well for 20 years and an electric one for 30, but the time comes when the model requires replacing. And this brings up another point: There are significant differences between gas and electric furnaces. Knowing about these differences could make it easier to choose the right one at replacement time. Little Things Aren’t Little When looking over gas and electric furnaces, don’t assume any subtle difference is no big deal. A gas furnace tends to be a little on the noisy side. An electric model, however, runs much quieter. While these two differences won’t likely make or break a buyer’s decision, they do drive home the point that differences exist. A Serious Concern About Safety Be sure any furnace in your home is well-maintained to enhance safety. An electric furnace, admittedly, comes with fewer safety concerns since it doesn’t emit carbon monoxide nor ignite gas. Still, it doesn’t hurt to have safety inspections performed, whether gas-powered or not. provides heating system maintenance and repair work. Our team also installs furnaces if requested. Residents in Salisbury, MD, can look to us for comprehensive services. Maintenance Issues and...

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