An air conditioning system maintains a comfortable indoor temperature by blowing cool air during spring and summer. However, you may need to replace it because of wear and tear. Here are five indicators that it’s time to replace your AC system in Elberton, GA:
Age of the AC System
The normal lifespan of an AC system is 10 to 15 years. It could be time to consider replacing your AC system if it’s getting close to or has reached this age. AC systems lose efficiency and become more prone to malfunctions and repairs as they age.
High Energy Bills
Your energy bills may suddenly increase due to an ineffective AC system. Energy costs rise when AC systems get older because they use more energy. Your energy bills may go down if you install a new AC system because it’ll be more energy efficient.
An outdated or ineffective AC system will find it difficult to meet demand and fail to maintain a stable temperature. Inaccurate temperature readings and uneven cooling or heating may sometimes result from a faulty thermostat. In some cases, a thermostat repair or replacement can cure the problem.
Strange Noises or Odors
Strange sounds or smells from your air conditioner could indicate a significant issue. Several factors, such as faulty parts, leaks and clogs, might contribute to these problems.
Frequent Breakdowns and Repairs
Over time, parts such as motors, fans and belts can become worn and less efficient. This can lead to a breakdown and require air conditioning repair. However, if these parts continue to break down despite repairs, it may be a sign that your system is reaching the end of its lifespan and needs replacing.
If you notice any of these signs, it’s important to consult with an HVAC professional to determine the best course of action for your specific situation. Contact McGee Heating & Air Inc. today to have our service technicians replace your air conditioning system.
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