Repair vs Replace: At What Point Should You Replace Your System?

October 17, 2019

Even the best-engineered air conditioning system will only last between 15 and 25 years. How will you know when it’s time to repair or replace your system? Here are some signs to look out for. 1. Unusual Sounds Clunking, squealing or grinding sounds are a sign that something’s seriously amiss with your motor, your fan or your blower. Those types of repairs can be very expensive. If the cost of those repairs comes to more than half the cost of a new AC and your current system is more than a decade old, it’s probably wise to think about getting...

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Warning Signs You Need an AC Replacement

August 15, 2019

The time may be coming up for an AC replacement. Below are a few signs that would indicate that such a time has come. If you respond by having a professional come over and inspect the system, then you’re bound to get an honest recommendation about your next course of action. 1. The Age of the System Packaged units and heat pumps have a life span of 10 to 15 years. This will vary, of course, based on the level of care that, up until then, the unit has received. If you never had yearly tune-ups done, then its life...

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Changing Air Filters: Simple But Crucial to Your AC

August 5, 2019

Although you can’t complete all of the necessary AC maintenance tasks on your own, you can change your air filters. How often the air filter needs replaced depends on what make and model you have. However, you should stay on top of air filter changes because it helps maintain proper airflow, keeps air cold, prevents high energy bills and removes pollutants from the air. Maintain Proper Airflow You can prevent AC airflow problems by changing the air filter as needed, even if you don’t think it’s dirty when it comes time for a replacement. The cooling unit will struggle to...

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