Figuring Out If Its Time for AC Repair or Replacement

It can be a tough decision, choosing if your air conditioner needs repair or if it’s time to replace your full system. The expenditures from constant repairs can really rack up, but buying a new air conditioner system can also be a huge investment. So, before you choose either option, there are a few things to consider to be certain that it’s time to stop fixing 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 considering 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 worry about being left to sweat it out during those hot summer days.

  3. Does your home feel uncomfortable?
  4. This is something that you should know how to note instantly. If your house cannot stay at a steady and comfortable temperature, your air conditioner is either the wrong size for your home, in need of repair, or in line for a replacement.

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

  7. How high are your energy bills?
  8. A good indicator that your air conditioner is near its end 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 big escalation, know that a new system can work less hard for a boost in comfort and that it will save your home energy.

We are just as committed in the comfort of your home as you are. To ensure that you are making the most out of your air conditioning investments, we want you to know exactly 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 prepared to arrange your regular air conditioner servicing, we’ll help you keep comfy this summer. Send us a call at 801-305-4777 with any questions you have about determining repair or replacement. 

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