The average air conditioner can last for 15 to 20 years. Therefore, a new unit isn’t something you’ll need to think about often. It’s best to watch for problem signs with your AC system so you can prepare for a replacement if it looks like it’s nearing the end. Look for these key indicators that you may soon need a new air conditioner in your Easley, South Carolina, home:
High Humidity Levels
Your air conditioner does more than just cool your home; it also helps dehumidify it. Cold air holds less moisture than warm air, so cooling the environment naturally removes humidity from the air. If your home is more humid than usual, this is a sign that your AC system isn’t operating as it should. Schedule an inspection to determine whether you require an AC repair or a new air conditioner.
Increased Utility Bills
If your utility bills are on the rise despite the fact that the weather has remained the same, it’s likely that your air conditioner is losing efficiency. As a system ages, it gradually suffers wear and tear that diminish its energy efficiency. A new AC system will help you lower your utility bills.
Frequent Repair Bills
Are you calling us for frequent AC repairs? If your system is suffering from multiple repair needs in a year, this is a strong indicator that you should look into a replacement. The money you’re spending on repairs could fund a new installation that offers better comfort and energy efficiency.
Your air conditioner should operate with minimal noise. If you can hear the system running, it needs extra attention. A repair may solve the problem. But persistent grinding or whirring sounds are often indicators that you simply need a new system.
If it’s time to think about a new air conditioner for your home, give Complete Heat and Air a call at 864-206-5354. We’ll help you find the right system for your house so that you can enjoy enhanced comfort and lower utility bills.
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