Figuring Out If It’s Time for AC Repair or Replacement05/26/2016 It can be a tough decision, choosing if your air conditioner requires repair or if it’s time to replace your whole system. The costs from constant repairs can really rack up, but getting a new air conditioner system can also be a large venture. So, before you decide on either option, there are a few details to consider to be confident that it’s time to stop repairing 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 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 days. Does your home feel uncomfortable? This is something that you should be able to notice instantly. If your house cannot stay at a constant and comfortable temperature, your air conditioner is either the improper size for your home, in need of repair, or in line for a replacement. How old if your system? If you’ve seen your bills getting higher and higher without running your system more often, this could be a clue your AC is on its last leg. Look at your bill and analyze 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. How high are your energy bills? A nice sign that your air conditioner is near its end can be inspecting your energy bills and observing they are getting more and more expensive. Assess your energy usage this year to last year and if you find a huge upsurge, know that a fresh system knows how to work less hard for an increase in comfort and that it will conserve your home energy. We are just as invested in the comfort of your home as you are. To make sure that you are making the most 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 options, or you are just set to set up your regular air conditioner servicing, we’ll help you keep comfortable this summer. Send us a call at 201-891-1333 with any questions you have about deciding repair or replacement. You can also arrange an appointment with us online.