Now that spring is in the air and summer will soon be round the corner, why not take the opportunity to check that your air conditioning unit is in good working order? If it turns out you need a replacement, then you won’t be sweating it out in the sticky NJ summer months. To help you, our cooling experts have identified 7 practical signs to indicate that it might be time for a change.
Replace a Home Air Conditioner- Watch Out For These Signs
- 1 Replace a Home Air Conditioner- Watch Out For These Signs
- 2 Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late!
1. Your Electricity Bills Are Unusually High
If this is the case, it may be a result of your air conditioning system overworking. Try cleaning the air vents and replacing the filters (which should be a regular habit in any case), and then check for any lumps or knots in the condensing coil. Carrying out an energy audit can also help to identify where any leaks need to be plugged.
It’s Blowing Inconsistent Temperatures or Hot Air
3. Your Unit Is Noisy
4. It Auto Powers Off
5. Your Home Is Dusty
6. Your Unit Requires Repeated Repairs
7. Your Home Energy Yardstick Score Is Below 5
Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late!
To stay comfortable during the summer months, it’s vital to regularly maintain and carry out any necessary repairs to your air conditioning system. If you’ve spotted any of the telltale signs above, it may be time to part ways with your unit and invest in new one. Even if your unit appears to be in peak condition, it’s still vital to regularly clean and service it, both to optimize the unit and lengthen its lifespan, as well as to prevent potentially pricey repair work further down the road.
Air conditioning units are complex creatures. Fortunately, Lawes Heating and Cooling Company has a team of expert air conditioning technicians on hand 24/7, all year round. So if you’re unsure whether your home air conditioning system needs repair or replacement, get in touch today at (732) 741- 6302 and let us take care of you and your family’s cooling needs.