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 determining whether your system is in longing of an AC repair or if it’s time for a replacement system. A new AC is a large investment, but so is the figure of consistently repairing a system that is in need of replacement. There are a few signs that it may be time to stop 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 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 temperatures. Frequent Breakdowns Unusual repairs may happen, but if your air conditioner is breaking down multiple times a season, it’s probably time to start looking into a replacement. The money you’re putting into your aged system could be used to invest in a current, high-efficiency system. Your Energy Bills are Rising If you’ve seen your bills getting higher and higher without running your system more often, this could be a sign your AC is on its last leg. Look at your bill and measure your energy usage this year to last year. A large 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 right away. If your system is having difficulty 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 improper size for your home. We’re as dedicated to your comfort as you are and we want to make sure you’re making the most out of your home comfort assets. We wish 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 530-206-0330 to speak with one of our AC repair technicians. Or you can set up an appointment with us online.