If your air conditioner has grown old or started making strange sounds, it might be time to replace it. After all, it’s almost spring in Chesapeake, Virginia. You don’t want to feel the heat once the temperatures rise. There are a few things to think about before replacing your air conditioner this spring.

Consider Your Current Air Conditioner

An air conditioner can last as long as 20 years with proper maintenance. Consider the age of your current system and if you should have it repaired instead of replaced. Ask yourself a few questions before committing to a new model:

  • Are the issues too severe to repair?
  • Will a new model have better features?
  • Are there options for expanding my current system?
  • Is it cost-effective to upgrade?

Think About the Price

HVAC systems vary in price, but you don’t have to take out a massive loan to buy the latest and greatest AC system on the market. Ask yourself this: How much system does your home really need to keep it cool, and how much are you willing to spend? Setting a budget beforehand can help you from developing buyer’s remorse later.

Compare Different Models

Certain air conditioners have different features, but the most important thing to consider is the system’s energy efficiency. It’s all about selecting an air conditioner that gives you the most value. Finding the right balance between cost and efficiency is the key to being happy with your decision. A professional can you select an air conditioner that has the right seasonal energy efficiency ratio (SEER) for your home.

If you want to replace your air conditioner, take the time to consider the costs between models and which one is more energy efficient. Weather Makers, Inc. provides AC installation services and can install the appropriate system for your home. We can also repair or expand your current system to fit your needs and budget. Contact us today to learn more.

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