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4 Signs It's Time to Upgrade Your AC System

4 Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your AC System

Air conditioning systems are a big investment, so it’s not surprising that many home or business owners do everything they can to avoid purchasing a new system. But there comes a time when maintenance and repairs just won’t cut it anymore. Here are four signs it’s time to upgrade your air conditioning system.

1. Your Air Conditioner is More Than 10 Years Old

The average lifespan of an air conditioning system is 10 to 15 years if it is regularly maintained. However, many people skip routine maintenance, which can seriously shorten the lifespan of an air conditioner. If your system is 10 or more years old, and you’re on the fence about whether or not to replace your system, consider upgrading.

2. Your Air Conditioner is in Constant Need of Repair

Like any big investment for your business your air conditioning system will need repairs from time to time. But if you’re constantly repairing your AC, it’s time to upgrade to a new system. Over time, repair costs can build up and cost you just as much, if not more, than a new system. If a repair is going to cost you half or more of what you paid for the system when it was brand new, consider getting a second opinion or upgrading to a newer system.

3. High Energy Bills

As a homeowner, you likely do what you can to lower your energy bills. But if your energy bills are always absurdly high and you’re not sure why it may be chocked up to your air conditioner. If your air conditioner isn’t as efficient as it used to be, it will require more energy to provide the same cooling power as it did when it was new. As a result, your energy bills are going to be high. If you’re dealing with costly energy bills, consider upgrading to a new system. Although a new system may seem expensive, you’ll save money on energy bills in the long run.

4. Uneven Temperatures Throughout Your Home

Does your building experience hot spots or cold spots? If so, your air conditioner isn’t working as efficiently as it could be. Hot spots and cold spots could be a sign that your system was improperly installed, or there could be an issue with the ductwork or insulation. While these issues may be repaired, considering investing in a new system.

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If it’s time for you to say goodbye to your air conditioning system, the HVAC professionals at Quick Servant can help. We understand that upgrading your AC is a big investment, so we will help you select the best option for your home and lifestyle. Still have questions? Give us a call today to learn more about our products and services, or schedule an appointment online.