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

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It can be a difficult decision, deciding if your air conditioner requires repair or if it’s time to swap out your whole system. The expenditures from constant repairs can really add up, but purchasing a new air conditioner system can also be a big venture. So, before you decide on either option, there are a few details to think about to be confident that it’s time to stop restoring 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 created 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 scorching summer months.

  3. Does your home feel uncomfortable?
  4. This is something that you should be able to note immediately. If your house cannot stay at a fixed and comfy 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 flag your AC is on its last lap. 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 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 good sign that your air conditioner is close to dying can be checking 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 large upsurge, know that a new system can work less hard for a boost in comfort and that it will conserve your home energy.

We are just as devoted 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 mend your system or when it’s time to replace it. Whether it’s either of these two circumstances, or you are just ready to schedule your routine air conditioner servicing, we’ll help you keep cool this summer. Give us a call at 319-363-0283 with any questions you have about deciding repair or replacement. 

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