Can I replace my own furnace?
Yes, ovens fall in the licensing area. In most states, a furnace or mechanical licence is a requirement for those who need to completely replace a furnace. The replacement and installation of the furnace is a large housing project, which requires a lot of work from installation equipment and contractors.
When should I replace my furnace?
According to most heating manufacturers and professionals, as well as this old house, the average oven will have to be replaced every 15-20 years, provided that the system is maintained correctly.
Can I replace my oven heating element?
An oven heating element is an essential and simple part that is easy to replace in most electric furnaces and ranges. You can buy a spare oven element through the manufacturer of the oven or distributors of electrical parts online.
Can you install furnace yourself?
In general, the installation of an oven is not worth the risk of the saved amount. It is always preferable to choose a qualified contractor, CVAC professional for all furnace facilities, repairs and maintenance.
Can I put a bigger blower in my furnace?
You can leave the same blower engine if you can lower the speed in the blower engine to produce 440 cfm (cubic feet per minute) per tonne in the air flow outside your current blower engine. So if your existing oven or blower can work at a lower speed then yes, they could use the same blower.
Can you replace a furnace without replacing the AC?
There is no need to replace the air conditioning system at the time the oven is replaced.