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Professional Gas Furnace Services in Chester County

Winter temperatures are regularly below freezing in Chester County. If your gas furnace isn’t maintained correctly, it may not be able to keep up.

Mattioni Plumbing, Heating & Cooling is here for all your furnace needs, including routine maintenance, installations, repairs, and replacements. We also offer 24/7 emergency services if you ever find yourself with a broken furnace in the middle of the night.

For all your Chester County furnace needs, contact Mattioni Plumbing, Heating & Cooling. Contact us online or call 484-699-0174.

Differences Among Gas, Electric, and Oil Furnaces

Gas Furnaces

Natural gas furnaces are efficient and heat your home quickly. Although the initial costs are higher and installations are more complicated, gas furnaces have lower ongoing fuel costs than electric or oil furnaces. Gas furnaces can last up to 20 years and are better choices for colder climates, but carbon monoxide concerns tend to be more prominent than the others, which is why regular maintenance is critical.

Electric Furnaces

Electric furnaces are the easiest and cheapest to install. However, the ongoing fuel costs of electric furnaces are higher. These furnaces are quieter, have more straightforward maintenance requirements, and can last up to 30 years. Electric furnaces are less efficient than oil and gas furnaces, so they are better for warmer climates with shorter winters.

Oil Furnaces

In the Northeast, oil furnaces are less efficient than gas furnaces and more efficient than electric. With these furnaces, oil is usually stored in a tank near your home, and you must monitor fuel levels so you don’t run out. They will need more maintenance, and ongoing costs for oil furnaces will also fluctuate because of frequent fuel cost fluctuations.

Common Reasons for Natural Gas Furnace Repair

Gas furnaces usually have warning signs it needs service before it completely breaks down:

  • The furnace is blowing cold air
  • The furnace is not putting out sufficient heat
  • Furnace cycles on and off frequently
  • The pilot light or ignition doesn’t work
  • The furnace is making loud noises

These issues could be electrical or mechanical, but they’re all issues that need to be assessed and addressed by a professional immediately.

For all your gas furnace repair needs in Chester County, contact Mattioni Plumbing, Heating & Cooling. Contact us online today or call 484-699-0174 to schedule your service call.

How To Know When It’s Time To Replace a Gas Furnace

Signs it’s time to replace your gas furnace include:

  • Frequent and costly repairs.
  • A unit that’s more than 15 years old.
  • A significant increase in your energy bills.
  • Your furnace is heating your home unevenly.

Suppose your system shows visible signs of damage or rust, or your furnace is making louder and more troubling sounds than usual. In that case, it’s time to call the professionals at Mattioni Plumbing, Heating & Cooling.

Schedule Your Furnace Services With Mattioni Plumbing, Heating & Cooling

For over 70 years, we have proudly served Chester County, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding areas. Our courteous, professional, and expert staff will provide upfront pricing, honest assessments, and same-day service to meet all your heating needs throughout the winter.

You can trust Mattioni Plumbing, Heating & Cooling for all your natural gas furnace needs in Chester County. Contact us online today or call 484-699-0174 to schedule your service call.

Gas Furnace FAQs

Can I install my own gas furnace?

Although it’s legal for homeowners to install gas furnaces, it’s not recommended. Without industry expertise, you could get the wrong size, inadvertently void your furnace’s warranty, or even put your family at risk of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Can I repair my gas furnace?

If your furnace is experiencing a minor problem like a tripped breaker or a clogged air filter, you can troubleshoot the problem. Anything more complicated, however, should be left to experienced professionals.

When you need to install a new gas furnace in Chester County, contact Mattioni Plumbing, Heating & Cooling. Contact us online today or call 484-699-0174 to schedule your service call.