I recently dealt with a major oil furnace malfunction.
When the method quit as well as I called for repairs, the worker informed myself and others that the heat exchanger had cracked.
The crack was too small for the human eye to detect. I assumed that meant it could be patched as well as fixed in some way. I was told that heat exchangers cannot be repaired. I then expected that the worker would simply update the broken heat exchanger with a new a single, the same way they way they update every other part. I was again informed that this wasn’t possible. Apparently a new heat exchanger costs more than a whole new oil furnace. I was forced to tear out the entire heating machine as well as install a new model, and since my oil furnace was less than more than five years old, I hoped that the manufacturer’s warranty would at least cover some of the cost. However, because I’d failed to keep up with regular, annual repair from a licensed professional, the warranty no longer covered the equipment, but plus, the worker explained that the reason the heat exchanger cracked was because of dust accumulation within the system. If I’d invested in service every fall, the heating method would have continued to operate reliably for multiple more years. I have now l earned my lesson. I spent a small advantage on a brand new, top-of-the-line, high efficiency oil furnace as well as as soon as it was installed, I signed up for a service plan. For a small fee, the worker will come to the home every fall as well as handle the necessary cleaning, tuning as well as concernshooting to satisfy the warranty requirements.