When you are in the market for a new heating system, there is a lot of information to sort through. First, you have to actually make sure your heater is broken…you wouldn’t want to replace a heater that has a few good years left! Then, you have to make a decision relatively quickly. Buying a new heater is known in our industry as a “distress purchase,” something you buy because you need it, not because you wanted to buy it.
That’s why the best way to pick out your new heater is to work with a qualified technician to assess your options, your needs, local concerns, and your budget. But you can get a good idea of what to expect with our guide to 3 popular heating systems.