My gas furnace was only 7years outdated from the manufacturer warranty when it needed to be complete replaced. Because I never busy professional repair, the mechanism was no longer valid. I was not aware of the importance of typical service. In the single geographical part where I live, the furnace only runs for several to 5 weeks per year. With such a minimal workload, I figured I could easily depend on the heating proposal to run reliably without investing in annual upkeep. I have since figured out that I was wrong… that dust accumulates within the proposal while it sits idle, as well. Dust, pollen, dander, lint as well as other debris restricts moving parts from working as they should as well as blocks airflow. This causes the furnace to work much harder all day long, as well as longer to maintain a comfortable temperature within the home. The much longer cycles resulted in the furnace overheated as well as often abruptly quitting. When I called the Heating, Ventilation plus A/C business, I assumed the entire system repair would be minor. After inspecting the equipment, the business informed myself and others right away that there was hairline crack in the heat exchanger. He then cautiously told myself and others that a new heat exchanger costs more than a whole new furnace while grimacing. The heat exchanger is extremely important because it separates the typical combustion byproducts from the breathing air. Combustion byproducts include such things as formaldehyde as well as carbon monoxide as well as are dangerous to breathe and live with. I was forced to take out a loan to cover the cost of the new furnace that day. This time around I will take good care of the furnace as well as fulfill all of the manufacturer’s warranty obligations.