Figuring Out If It’s Time for AC Repair or Replacement05/26/2016 It can be a tough decision, deciding if your air conditioner demands repair or if it’s time to swap out your whole system. The expenditures from continuous repairs can really rack up, but purchasing a new air conditioner system can also be a huge decision. So, before you pick either choice, there are a few details to remember to be confident that it’s time to stop fixing and start replacing: How often does your system break down? If your air conditioner is between 10-15 years old, it’s probably time to start considering a replacement system. An AC built today will be extremely energy efficient, which will save you money in the long run and you won’t have to fear about being left to sweat it out during those scorching summer temperatures. Does your home feel uncomfortable? This is something that you should be capable to note immediately. If your house cannot stay at a constant and comfortable temperature, your air conditioner is either the wrong size for your home, in need of repair, or in line for a replacement. How old if your system? If you’ve observed your bills getting higher and higher without running your system more often, this could be a flag your AC is on its final round. Look at your bill and analyze your energy usage this year to last year. A giant increase in your consumption could be a sign that it’s time for a new system. As system’s age they have to task harder and that requires more energy. How high are your energy bills? A good indicator that your air conditioner is close to dying can be examining your energy bills and noting they are getting more and more expensive. Compare your energy usage this year to last year and if you find a huge upsurge, know that a new system will be able to work less hard for an increase in comfort and that it will save your home energy. We are just as devoted in the comfort of your home as you are. To guarantee that you are getting everything that you can out of your air conditioning investments, we want you to know precisely when it’s time to mend your system or when it’s time to replace it. Whether it’s either of these two situations, or you are just prepared to set up your annual air conditioner servicing, we’ll help you keep cool this summer. Shoot us a call at 812-332-9100 with any questions you have about determining repair or replacement. You can also schedule an appointment with us online.