Figuring Out If It’s Time for AC Repair or Replacement

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It can be a hard decision, choosing if your air conditioner needs repair or if it’s time to replace your full system. The costs from incessant repairs can really rack up, but buying a new air conditioner system can also be a big decision. So, before you decide on either choice, there are a few things to think about to be confident that it’s time to stop repairing and start replacing:

  1. How often does your system break down?
  2. If your air conditioner is between 10-15 years old, it’s probably time to start looking into a replacement system. An AC built today will be more energy efficient, which will save you money in the long run and you won’t have to fear about being left to sweat it out during those hot summer months.

  3. Does your home feel uncomfortable?
  4. This is something that you should be capable to detect instantly. If your house cannot remain a fixed and cozy temperature, your air conditioner is either the incorrect size for your home, in need of repair, or due for a replacement.

  5. How old if your system?
  6. If you’ve noticed your bills getting higher and higher without running your system more often, this could be a sign your AC is on its last lap. Look at your bill and analyze your energy usage this year to last year. A giant increase in your consumption could be a sign that it’s time for a modern system. As system’s age they have to task harder and that requires more energy.

  7. How high are your energy bills?
  8. A great signal that your air conditioner is close to dying can be examining your energy bills and noticing they are getting higher and higher. Compare your energy usage this year to last year and if you find a large increase, know that a new system can work less hard for an increase in comfort and that it will help with your home energy.

We are just as invested in the comfort of your home as you are. To make sure that you are getting everything that you can out of your air conditioning investments, we want you to know right when it’s time to fix your system or when it’s time to replace it. Whether it’s either of these two options, or you are just ready to schedule your routine air conditioner servicing, we’ll help you keep comfortable this summer. Shoot us a call at 478-202-3170 with any questions you have about determining repair or replacement. 

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