Figuring Out If It’s Time for AC Repair or Replacement05/26/2016 As a homeowner one of the hardest 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 big investment, but so is the cost of continually repairing a system that is in need of replacement. There are a few signs that it may be time to pause repairing and peek 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 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. Frequent Breakdowns Occasional repairs may occur, but if your air conditioner is breaking down many times a season, it’s probably time to start looking into a replacement. The money you’re putting into your tired system could be used to invest in a current, 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 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. Your Home is Uncomfortable You’ll notice this one instantly. If your system is having problems maintaining a comfortable temperature, it could be a sign that your AC is in need of repair or replacement. It possibly also mean that your system is the incorrect size for your home. We’re as devoted to your comfort as you are and we want to make sure you’re making the most out of your home comfort purchases. We strive to work with you whether you’re in need of an AC repair, replacement or just your regular maintenance tune-up. Let’s remain cool this summer. You can give us a call at 540-483-5605 to speak with one of our AC repair technicians. Or you can set up an appointment with us online.