Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Bossier City Weather?10/28/2014As we get a few weeks in to November and the temperature begins to drop, we’re faced with the imminent decision of when to turn the heat on. For some families, that time has already come and for others, it is looming large. Of course with the cold rapidly approaching now is the time to take in to consideration replacing your home’s furnace because no one wants their furnace to go bad in the middle of the coldest day of the year. So when you need to find a new 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 point in being layered up in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was about to go out. Take a few minutes and read what both types of furnaces can offer and give us a ring at 318-747-4965 if you have any more questions. Oil Furnaces Up-front cost is not as much as gas furnaces Provide 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 decide to go with, your comfort should never be compromised, so make sure you make the most informed decision possible. If you happen to have any questions as you go through the process, don’t think twice about giving Central Aire Heating & A/C Inc in Bossier City a call at 318-747-4965. We’re more than happy to help resolve all of your furnace questions.