Why Choose Southern Pride Service?
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Call (301) 932-4925 to schedule a certified professional for your Southern Maryland furnace installation today.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Some of the frequently asked questions we get about furnace installation in Southern Maryland include:
Can I install a new furnace myself?
It’s not recommended to attempt installing a new furnace yourself. Furnace installation requires the appropriate tools and training to avoid safety risks and the void of a manufacturer warranty. Depending on the type of furnace, it’s necessary to work with electricity or flammable fuels, putting you at risk of self-injury or damage to your property.
How do I choose a new furnace?
There are four types of furnaces: electric, natural gas, oil, and propane. Each heats your home a little differently.
When you’ve decided on the kind of heat source, there are additional considerations for choosing the right furnace replacement, including:
- Energy efficiency: Energy-efficient furnaces may have higher upfront costs but will save you money in the long run. It will keep your monthly energy bills lower.
- Features: There are many features to consider when purchasing a new furnace, including smart thermostat compatibility, humidity control, air filtration, zoned heating, and diagnostic technology.
- Size: Choosing the correct size furnace for your home is critical. When choosing the appropriate furnace, the size of your home, heating needs, construction, and family size will need to be considered.
How long does it take to install a new furnace?
Various factors affect the installation time of a new furnace. The capacity and size of the unit, the type of furnace, the electrical setup, and if it’s a replacement versus a new installation all determine the time frame.
Professional furnace installation takes four to 10 hours, on average.
How many years does a furnace usually last?
With maintenance, a furnace can last 15 to 20 years. Poorly maintained furnaces last between 10 and 12 years. Routine maintenance is recommended to extend the life of your furnace.