Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Aurora Weather?10/28/2014As we get further in to November and the temperature continues to fall, we’re faced with the imminent decision of when to switch over to heating our home. For some families, that time has already come and for others, it is looming large. Of course with colder months rapidly approaching now is the time to consider replacing your home’s furnace because no one wants their furnace to go bad in the middle of the coldest day of the month. So when you need to replace your furnace, how do you know if you should choose an oil furnace or a gas furnace? Well we’re here to help answer that for you. After all, there’s no good reason for being bundled up in 10 layers in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was about to go out. Take a few moments and read what both types of furnaces can provide you and give us a call at 630-809-6319 if you have any more questions. Oil Furnaces Up-front cost is not as much as gas furnaces Give more heat than other furnaces Easily serviced by the oil delivery company Maintenance can be more intensive as a result of dirt and grim buildup Fuel costs are more than gas furnaces Less efficient than gas furnaces Gas Furnaces More efficient than oil furnaces Cheaper fuel compared to oil furnaces *Note: your home must be in an area where a gas supply is available Less maintenance required Offers less heat than oil furnaces Up-front cost is 10-25% more than similar sized oil furnaces No matter which furnace you choose, your comfort should never be in question, so make sure you make the most informed decision possible. If you happen to have any questions throughout the process, don’t think twice about giving Service Plus Mechanical in Aurora a call at 630-809-6319. We’re more than happy to help answer all of your furnace questions.