Frequently Asked Questions

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Here are some answers to some frequently asked questions.

How much does it cost to fix a broken heater or furnace?

Repairing your home furnace can sometimes cost anywhere from a couple hundred dollars up to a few thousand dollars. Requesting a home heating repair estimate from Island Furnace & Fireplace is the best way to get an honest consultation and idea of the costs and work involved.

How long should my furnace or air conditioner last?

Older furnaces, made prior to 1980, typically last for 10 to 15 years. Newer furnaces with a stainless steel heat exchanger often come with a lifetime warranty. Older air conditioners can last 10-12 years, while newer units can last 15-20 year with the proper maintenance and service.

What size of furnace or air conditioner do I need?

There are many factors than can contribute to your heating and cooling needs. For example, the age and size of your home, the type of insulation and ductwork all help determine the unit size you will need. To ensure the optimum results and most energy efficient system, you should always have an in-home evaluation by Island Furnace & Fireplace. After our no obligation evaluation of your home, we will make the proper suggestions for your cooling and heating needs.

How often should I clean my furnace and air conditioner?

To ensure the best longevity of your furnace and air conditioning units, you should have a yearly cleaning and maintenance program. Lack of maintenance is the number one cause of repairs and replacement of air conditioner and furnace parts.

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