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


It can be a hard decision, deciding if your air conditioner requires repair or if it’s time to replace your full system. The expenditures from continuous repairs can really add up, but purchasing a new air conditioner system can also be a huge venture. So, before you choose either option, there are a few factors 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 created 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 heated summer days.

  3. Does your home feel uncomfortable?
  4. This is something that you should know how to detect right away. If your house cannot remain a fixed and comfy temperature, your air conditioner is either the incorrect size for your home, in need of repair, or in line 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 ending round. Look at your bill and measure your energy usage this year to last year. A high increase in your consumption could be a sign that it’s time for a current system. As system’s age they have to try harder and that requires more energy.

  7. How high are your energy bills?
  8. A great signal that your air conditioner is on its last leg can be checking your energy bills and observing they are getting higher and higher. Contrast your energy usage this year to last year and if you find a huge escalation, know that the latest system knows how to work less hard for an increase in comfort and that it will help with your home energy.

We are just as invested in the comfort of your home as you are. To guarantee that you are getting everything that you can out of your air conditioning investments, we want you to know precisely 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 prepared to schedule your annual air conditioner servicing, we’ll help you keep comfortable this summer. Shoot us a call at 256-574-1300 with any questions you have about settling on repair or replacement. 

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