One would be completely fortunate to never have to consider air conditioning replacement, but it is unrealistic to think that would be the case unless you plan to continuously relocate to avoid it. With that said, it is important to know when you should consider upgrading to a new system. When you work with a reliable and dedicated HVAC professional, they will be a valuable resource for information to aid in this decision, but here are a few things to consider if you are on the fence.
- How old is your HVAC system?
A visual of your equipment will tell you the manufacturer, and there will also be an information plate attached that gives you the manufacture date. While it could have been installed after that by perhaps even several years, it gives you a point of reference to work off. The older your system is, the more logical it is to consider air conditioning replacement. You can also check with the manufacturer and give them the model number to get information about what they’ve found to be a normal lifespan for that particular unit.
- What are your power bills like?
If your power bills are eating into your household budget, by going with air conditioning replacement, you can put your energy savings into the investment of air conditioning replacement rather than having the money gone forever in the hands of the power company.
- What are your long-term plans?
The longer you plan to stay in your home, the longer you’ll have to recoup the investment for air conditioning replacement. However, keep in mind that it can be difficult to sell a home with an aging system, so even if you plan to sell in the next few years, it isn’t a bad idea to make the investment.
- Are you facing a costly repair?
It doesn’t make sense to put money into a repair if it won’t significantly extend the life of the equipment.
If you would like to know more about air conditioning replacement, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at AC Today in Cary, North Carolina. We’ll provide an accurate assessment of your HVAC equipment and an honest recommendation based on facts and serving your best interests and objectives. If your power bill is distressing you each month, let us see if we can provide you with a workable solution.