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

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It can be a tough decision, choosing if your air conditioner demands repair or if it’s time to change your whole system. The expenses from continuous repairs can really add up, but getting a new air conditioner system can also be a large investment. So, before you decide on either route, there are a few details to think about to be certain 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 contemplating a replacement system. An AC made today will be more energy efficient, which will save you money in the long run and you won’t have to fret about being left to sweat it out during those scorching summer months.

  3. Does your home feel uncomfortable?
  4. This is something that you should be able to detect immediately. If your house cannot remain a fixed and comfortable temperature, your air conditioner is either the improper 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 ending round. Look at your bill and compare your energy usage this year to last year. A giant increase in your consumption could be a sign that it’s time for a new system. As system’s age they have to work harder and that requires more energy.

  7. How high are your energy bills?
  8. A nice indicator that your air conditioner is on its last leg can be examining your energy bills and observing they are getting more and more expensive. Compare your energy usage this year to last year and if you find a huge increase, know that a new system can work less hard for a rise in comfort and that it will conserve your home energy.

We are just as committed in the comfort of your home as you are. To guarantee that you are making the most out of your air conditioning investments, we want you to know exactly when it’s time to repair your system or when it’s time to replace it. Whether it’s either of these two options, or you are just prepared to set up your regular air conditioner servicing, we’ll help you keep comfortable this summer. Shoot us a call at 859-745-1564 with any questions you have about settling on repair or replacement. 

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