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How to Avoid the “Oversizing” Furnace Scam

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Here at Hagerstown, we like to take the time to educate our customers about potential untrustworthy HVAC contractors and common scams. An easy way to make more money off a furnace installation is to sell a customer an oversized furnace or “more furnace than you need.”

You might be thinking, “That doesn’t sound so bad. Isn’t bigger usually better?” But actually, an oversized furnace will cause a host of problems—not to mention you’ll spending more money on a system that won’t last as long as one that’s properly sized!

Let’s go over what should happen when a furnace is being sized for your home. We’ll also discuss all the ways an oversized furnace is bad news.

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