Were we to give you five minutes in which to write down as many fun ways in which to spend your money as you can think of, you’d probably have a pretty sizable list at the end. We are guessing that “replace my air conditioner” may not quite make the cut, though. We know that investing in a new home cooling system is not the most glamorous way in which to spend a chunk of your paycheck, but it can be a very worthwhile investment.
You may not realize it, but it is often also a worthwhile investment even when an existing air conditioner is still up and running. You don’t want to wait for your system to catastrophically fail before scheduling your AC replacement in North Seattle. Give G&S Heating, Cooling & Electrical, Inc., a call today if you think the time may be right for replacing your air conditioner.
When repairs Are Too Frequent
You should certainly have your air conditioner repaired when something goes wrong, rather than just chalking it up to a total loss. However, if you find that your air conditioner is requiring more and more frequent repairs, you may be better off investing in a newer, more reliable system. You can save money over time in lower, less frequent repair costs.
When Performance Quality Drops
Does your air conditioner struggle to cool your home as effectively as it once did? Are you vigilant about scheduling routine air conditioning maintenance? At some point, your system may just be too old and tired to cool your home as successfully as it ought to, and a replacement may be your best course of action.
When Energy Costs Soar
Assuming that you’ve had your AC for a few summers, you should have a pretty good idea of how much it costs to cool your home. If this figure keeps rising, then your system may not be capable of cooling your home as efficiently as it was designed to any longer. In fact, your system may be working just fine; it is possible that your system is just old enough that it was manufactured with an efficiency capability that pales in comparison to newer models. In any event, investing in a new system can be a great way in which to reduce your cooling costs.