There are projects around your home that you can do by yourself and those that require a professional to ensure things get installed properly for safety and efficiency purposes. When you see that your furnace is getting older and outdated, or you find that it’s broken down completely or has been red tagged by a gas inspector, you need to start looking at a newer model properly installed by qualified experts. The average life expectancy of a furnace is 20 years if properly maintained. Once your old furnace is removed, you need the people working on the project to understand the importance of the ductwork. Each room has a register that is connected to a duct that leads to the furnace. These registers need to be connected properly, as even the best high efficiency furnaces will not perform correctly without the right connections. Properly sizing the new unit is critical since it’s quite often the case that newer high efficiency models are smaller and do the work of their larger predecessors in more compact space. Key factors to consider when you’re looking at brand names are warranties offered by the manufacturer and the reputation of the company involved. Getting the job done professionally means that safety will be job one and proper venting needs will be addressed by expert tradesmen. Oosterveld Heating and Air Conditioning is a family owned and operated business servicing Guelph and the surrounding areas. You can see their fine selection of Lennox equipment at www.oosterveldheating.com or call them at 519-837-2351 for more information.