Figuring Out If Its Time for AC Repair or Replacement

It can be a hard decision, choosing if your air conditioner requires repair or if it’s time to change your entire system. The costs from incessant repairs can really add up, but buying a new air conditioner system can also be a big investment. So, before you choose either route, there are a few details to remember to be sure 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 made today will be highly 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 temperatures.

  3. Does your home feel uncomfortable?
  4. This is something that you should be able to detect right away. If your house cannot stay at a constant and comfy 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 observed your bills getting higher and higher without running your system more often, this could be a clue 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 current system. As system’s age they have to work 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 noting they are getting pricier and pricier. Contrast your energy usage this year to last year and if you find a huge increase, know that a fresh system knows how to work less hard for an increase in comfort and that it will save your home energy.

We are just as devoted in the comfort of your home as you are. To guarantee that you are benefiting from 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 ready to arrange your annual air conditioner servicing, we’ll help you keep comfortable this summer. Shoot us a call at 803-265-4208 with any questions you have about determining repair or replacement. 

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