If your air conditioner needs repair, it may be time to consider whether to repair or replace. What will cost you more over the course of time?
How old is your equipment? The average lifetime of an air conditioner is between 12 to 15 years. The average lifetime of a furnace is between 15 to 20 years. With anything older than that, you’ll need to be prepared for:
Efficiency levels – A $1,900 annual energy bill is not unusual. Between heating and cooling, you’re looking at half of your energy costs (at least!)
History of repairs – What repairs have already been made to the system? Are you still under warranty? These are the questions to ask yourself:
The performance level of the actual equipment – Are you experiencing a comfortable environment from the current equipment? Here are some things to think about:
Any of these are signs that you may have a problem that needs repair or replacement. In most cases, the longer you delay, the worse any underlying problems will get. So be sure to contact Scott’s Heating & Air Conditioning to check out your system whenever you notice anything out of the ordinary.
Are you moving anytime soon? You may decide that making the investment in a new system will increase the resale value of your home. If you plan to stay in your house for years, you may want to make an investment for the future.
Or, you may be better off repairing your existing equipment if:
At Scott’s Heating & Air Conditioning, we’ll give you an always-free estimate with no pressure and no obligation. Give us a call today for a free quote and let us help you decide whether to repair or replace your system.
We perform service and repair of ALL brands and types of equipment. When your heating or cooling system is broken, you want it fixed FAST.
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