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 change your entire system. The expenditures from constant repairs can really add up, but getting a new air conditioner system can also be a big investment. So, before you decide on either choice, there are a few details to consider 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 looking into a replacement system. An AC made today will be more energy efficient, which will save you money in the long run and you won’t have to fear about being left to sweat it out during those scorching summer days. Does your home feel uncomfortable? This is something that you should know how to notice instantly. If your house cannot stay at a constant and cozy temperature, your air conditioner is either the improper size for your home, in need of repair, or due 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 flag your AC is on its ending 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 try harder and that requires more energy. How high are your energy bills? A great indicator that your air conditioner is near its end can be checking your energy bills and observing they are getting more and more expensive. Compare your energy usage this year to last year and if you find a huge increase, know that a new system can work less hard for an increase in comfort and that it will save your home energy. We are just as committed in the comfort of your home as you are. To ensure that you are making the most 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 set to schedule your regular air conditioner servicing, we’ll help you keep comfy this summer. Send us a call at 719-332-3458 with any questions you have about settling on repair or replacement. You can also schedule an appointment with us online.