As the cooler temperatures of the Atlantic Beach, FL, winter transition into warm spring days, now’s the time evaluate your air conditioner. While your AC system may appear to work fine in the spring, when the humid summer months begin to tax it, it may not hold up. Here are some telltale signs you need a new AC system installed in your home:
Your AC System’s Age
A good estimate is that most AC systems last about 20 years with proper maintenance. If yours is approaching that threshold or past it, consider replacing it with a new AC system.
Lack of Routine AC Maintenance
If your system hasn’t had routine maintenance, it’s much more likely that it could fail prematurely. Preventive maintenance is a great way to extend the life of your AC system.
More AC Repair Calls
If you notice the need for additional repair calls on an ongoing basis, it could be a sign that your AC system is nearing the end of its service life. If you’re spending a significant amount of money on repairs, it may be better spent on a reliable, efficient new AC system.
If you notice new noises coming from yourVAC system, it could signal the need for a replacement. While some noise is common, noise prior to start-up and banging noises are usually signs of a bigger issue.
Increasing Utility Bills
If you see your utility bills rising, there could be a number of reasons for it. But if you see increases in usage compared to the same month in previous years that aren’t easily explained by weather fluctuations, it’s likely your system is losing efficiency. This makes it a candidate for a replacement.
With summer on the way, now’s the time to take action to keep your home cool when it matters most. If you’re looking for a new AC system installation, call Ed’s Comfort Solutions today to discuss your options.
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