The weather is heating up and YES R&M Inc. realizes you want to make sure you keep content all summer long. So, if your air conditioner isn’t running properly, how do you know whether to make the investment toward repairs or purchasing a new system?
Here are some questions you should think about when determining if you need a new air conditioner:
- How old is my system?
If your system is 10 to 15 years old, you may want to consider getting a replacement air conditioner. The technology and efficiencies in HVAC systems have continued to progress in recent years and there many additional features that help your home and wallet.
- How often are the breakdowns occurring?
If your repairs have been a rare occasion, it may not make sense to take the plunge to a new system. However, if your system is requiring repairs on a more frequent basis, you are putting a lot of funds into fixing a system that may not be operating properly.
- Have you noticed an increase in your energy usage?
It’s a good idea to check your monthly energy usage. And since temperatures do change throughout the year, it’s a good idea to do once a year comparisons to get a more accurate idea of how your energy usage has changed. If your system is working harder to achieve the same results, it will result in higher energy expenditure.
- Do you notice a change in your home comfort?
If your air conditioning system isn’t keeping you cool and comfortable, that’s a sign that something isn’t right. Our experts can help you determine if it needs repair or if you should think about a new system. We can also help you evaluate whether you have the most fitting system for your house and if it has the capacity to completely cool your house.
You don’t have to make the choice on your own. Whether you choose to pursue repairing your system, or you want to start searching for a newer system, we are trained to help review what you want out of your system and how you can achieve home comfort. If you have concerns about your air conditioner, give our professionals a call at 562-286-6624.