Figuring Out If It’s Time for AC Repair or Replacement05/26/2016 It can be a tough decision, deciding if your air conditioner needs repair or if it’s time to change your whole system. The expenses from continuous repairs can really rack up, but purchasing a new air conditioner system can also be a large investment. So, before you pick either route, there are a few details to think about to be certain that it’s time to stop fixing and start replacing: How often does your system break down? 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 extremely 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 months. Does your home feel uncomfortable? This is something that you should be capable to notice immediately. If your house cannot hang around a steady and cozy temperature, your air conditioner is either the wrong size for your home, in need of repair, or in line for a replacement. How old if your system? 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 round. 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 modern system. As system’s age they have to task harder and that requires more energy. How high are your energy bills? A good signal that your air conditioner is on its last leg can be examining your energy bills and observing they are getting pricier and pricier. Assess your energy usage this year to last year and if you find a large upsurge, know that the latest system will be able to work less hard for an increase in comfort and that it will save your home energy. We are just as invested 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 right when it’s time to repair your system or when it’s time to replace it. Whether it’s either of these two circumstances, or you are just set to set up your routine air conditioner servicing, we’ll help you keep comfy this summer. Send us a call at 540-483-5605 with any questions you have about settling on repair or replacement. You can also arrange an appointment with us online.