Perhaps you read the title of this blog post and are now wondering, “Wait, is my furnace hazardous?”
The answer is, “No, not inherently.”
The problem is that many homeowners invest in a gas-powered furnace, but not the maintenance and care that goes into safely operating it. Or they’re not aware that a gas-powered furnace can start experiencing problems with age that may lead to potentially hazardous consequences. One consequence in particular that we’re going to talk about today is a cracked heat exchanger.