Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Humble Weather?10/28/2014As we get deeper in to November and the temperature begins to drop, we’re faced with the imminent decision of when to flip on the heat. For some people, 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 kaput in the middle of the coldest day of the year. So when the time comes to replace your furnace, how do you know which option to choose between 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 bundled up in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was going to go out. Take a few minutes and read what both types of furnaces can offer and give us a call at 832-777-1521 if you have any more questions. Oil Furnaces Up-front cost is less than gas furnaces Offer more heat than other furnaces Easily serviced by the oil delivery company Maintenance can be more intensive because of dirt and grim buildup Fuel costs are greater 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 pick, 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 waver in giving Air Houston Mechanical LLC in Humble a call at 832-777-1521. We’re more than happy to help answer all of your furnace questions.