Your AC system is the heart of your Moody, AL, home — especially during the hot summer months. While everyone wants to get the most life out of their system, in some cases, upgrading before you risk a possible breakdown or costly repair may be your best option. If your AC system is exhibiting any of the signs listed below, it may be time to consider an upgrade.
Your Repair Calls Are Getting More Frequent
Consider an upgrade if you find yourself constantly calling repair technicians to look at your system or are calling for the same repair multiple times. If parts continue to fail, it’s a sign that the system is reaching the end of its life. It will likely be less expensive to install a new one than to keep maintaining the older one.
You Notice a Decline in Efficiency
If your energy bills have been higher than normal, it may be a sign that your HVAC system is not running as efficiently as it should be. As your system gets older, it will gradually lose its efficiency. After about 10 years, your systems’ lowered efficiency can start translating into significantly higher energy bills. By installing a new, more efficient system, your monthly utility costs will be lower.
AC System’s Airflow Is Weakened
Even if you’re getting cold air in your home, it may not be functioning the way that it used to. Weakened airflow can be a sign of a number of things, such as a bad compressor or damaged ductwork. While some airflow issues can be easy to repair, others can be extremely costly. A compressor that needs to be replaced often makes replacement a much more feasible option.
If your AC system is showing any of the signs above or is older than 10 years, it’s probably time to consider an upgrade. Not sure which model to choose? Contact us at (205) 944-1166 today. Our Total Comfort Heating and Air specialists will help you find the best model for you and your home.
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