As a homeowner one of the toughest decisions you’ll have to make is deciding whether your system is in longing of an AC repair or if it’s time for a replacement system. A new AC is a large investment, but so is the value of consistently repairing a system that is in need of replacement. There are a few signs that it may be time to layoff repairing and glance into replacing.
- The Age of Your System
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 worry about being left to sweat it out during those heated summer days.
- Frequent Breakdowns
Occasional repairs may occur, but if your air conditioner is breaking down numerous times a season, it’s probably time to initiate looking into a replacement. The money you’re putting into your tired system could be used to invest in a new, high-efficiency system.
- Your Energy Bills are Rising
If you’ve observed your bills getting higher and higher without running your system more often, this could be a flag your AC is on its last lap. Look at your bill and measure 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 work harder and that requires more energy.
- Your Home is Uncomfortable
You’ll notice this one right away. If your system is having trouble maintaining a comfortable temperature, it could be a hint that your AC is in need of repair or replacement. It may also mean that your system is the incorrect size for your home.
We’re as invested in your comfort as you are and we want to make sure you’re making the most out of your home comfort purchases. We want to work with you whether you’re in need of an AC repair, replacement or just your yearly maintenance tune-up. Let’s keep cool this summer. You can give us a call at 256-270-1196 to speak with one of our AC repair technicians.