Oil or Gas: Which Furnace is Right for You and the Columbus Weather?10/28/2014As we get deeper in to November and the temperature continues to fall, we’re faced with the impending decision of when to flip on the heat. For some families, that time has already come and for others, it is looming large. Of course with colder months swiftly approaching now is the time to think about replacing your home’s furnace because no one wants their furnace to go kaput in the middle of the coldest day of the month. So when you need 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 on its last legs. Take a few moments and read what both types of furnaces can provide you and give us a call at 614-451-0846 if you have any other questions. Oil Furnaces Up-front cost is lower than gas furnaces Give more heat than other furnaces Easily serviced by the oil delivery company Maintenance can be more thorough as a result of dirt and grim buildup Fuel costs are higher 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 Very little 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 decide to go with, your comfort should never be in question, so make sure you make the most informed decision possible. If you happen to have any questions during the process, don’t think twice about giving Wolfe & Sons Inc in Columbus a call at 614-451-0846. We’re more than happy to help resolve all of your furnace questions.