Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Chadron Weather?10/28/2014As we get a few weeks in to November and the temperature continues to dip, we’re faced with the approaching decision of when to switch over to heating our home. 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 bad in the middle of the coldest day of the season. So when the time comes to get a new furnace, how do you know whether you should go with an oil furnace or a gas furnace? Well we’re here to help answer that for you. After all, there’s no good reason for being bundled up in 10 layers in the middle of January because you didn’t know your furnace was going to go out. Take a few seconds and read what both types of furnaces can provide you and give us a call at 308-432-5301 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 thorough due to 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 Not as much maintenance required Gives 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 sacrificed, 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 MPC Heating & Cooling in Chadron a call at 308-432-5301. We’re more than happy to help solve all of your furnace questions.