When the temperature starts to rise, it’s important to have a reliable air conditioner in your home to keep you cool and comfortable. But how do you know when it’s time to replace your old unit with a new one? In this article, we’ll explore some signs that indicate it’s time to have a new air conditioner installed. Continue reading to learn more from the team at Allied Services, Inc.
1. Age of the Unit
The first thing to consider when deciding whether to replace your air conditioner is its age. Most air conditioning units last between 10 to 15 years, depending on the quality of the unit and how well it has been maintained. If your unit is approaching or exceeding this age range, it’s time to start thinking about a replacement.
2. Frequent Breakdowns
If you find yourself calling in a repair service more than once a year, it’s likely that your air conditioner is on its last leg. Frequent breakdowns are a sign that your unit is struggling to keep up with demand, and it may be time to invest in a new and more reliable unit.
3. Rising Energy Bills
As air conditioning units age, they become less efficient and require more energy to function. If you’ve noticed a significant increase in your energy bills over the past few months, your air conditioner may be to blame. A new, energy-efficient unit can help reduce your energy bills and save you money in the long run.
4. Uneven Cooling
If some rooms in your home are cooler than others, it’s a sign that your air conditioner is struggling to distribute air evenly throughout your home. This could be due to a variety of factors, including a poorly-designed duct system or a unit that is too small for your home. Replacing your air conditioner can help improve the distribution of cool air throughout your home.
5. Strange Noises
Strange noises coming from your air conditioner can be a sign of serious problems. If you hear rattling, buzzing, or clanging noises coming from your unit, it’s a sign that it’s time to replace it. These noises may indicate problems with the compressor or other critical components, and delaying repairs could lead to more costly repairs down the road.
Allied Services, Inc. gladly serves the communities of Dayton, Oakwood, Springboro, Tipp City, and beyond. If it’s not quite time for a new unit, we also offer A/C repairs and maintenance. You can contact us today at (937) 269-5059 to schedule an appointment.