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Whether To Repair Or Replace Your AC Can Be A Tough Decision - Comfort Pros Can Help You Decide!

Which season are we even in? It seems like North Carolina weather has just about settled into a pattern of changing week to week. That means you never know exactly when you'll need your air conditioner to be ready to go. But what happens when your AC starts acting up? Should you repair or replace your AC? At Comfort Pro here in Holly Springs, NC, we know this can be a tough decision. Let’s break down some things that can help you decide which choice is best for you and your home.

The Case For Repairing Your AC Unit

Most people would rather repair their AC unit than go through the time and expense of replacing it - even if doing so has its own set of benefits it can confer on your home. If you're wondering if repair is the way to go, keep these things in mind:

Your Unit Is Less Than 10 Years Old

Age is a significant factor in deciding whether to repair or replace your AC unit. If your unit is less than 10 years old, it often makes more financial sense to repair it. Most air conditioners have a lifespan of around 15 years, so with proper maintenance, a younger unit should have plenty of life left to it.

The Needed Repairs Are Relatively Minor

Not all malfunctions signal the end. Some issues, like replacing a faulty thermostat, fixing a refrigerant leak, or repairing a broken fan motor, are simple and won't break the bank. These repairs can extend the life of your unit without costing you as much as a new system would.

Efficiency Isn't An Issue For Your Unit

If your AC is still cooling your home efficiently and keeping energy bills within a reasonable range, a repair might be all that’s needed. Sometimes, a simple tune-up or part replacement can restore your unit to its glory days, ensuring it continues to perform at it's best.

The Case For Replacing Your AC Unit

There are times when a repair just isn't enough. Particularly when you have an older unit, the cost of a repair starts to lose its value compared to the advantages of a replacement. These things might tilt the scale toward installing a new unit:

You Have Rising Energy Bills

If your energy bills have been creeping up without a corresponding increase in usage, your AC might be losing efficiency. Older units tend to work harder to produce the same level of cooling, consuming more energy in the process. Replacing an inefficient unit with a new, energy-efficient model can significantly reduce your utility bills.

You Find Yourself Paying For Frequent Repairs

Is your AC repair technician on your speed dial? If repairs are becoming a frequent occurrence, it’s time to consider replacement. The cost of constant fixes can quickly add up, and at some point, it’s more economical to invest in a new unit rather than continually pouring money into an old one.

Your Unit Doesn't Keep You Cool Anymore

If your home has hot spots or the air coming from your vents isn’t as cold as it used to be, your AC might be on its last legs. An inability to keep your home comfortable is a clear sign that it’s time for a replacement.

If You Still Have Questions, Comfort Pro Can Help You Decide If You Should Repair Or Replace Your AC

We aren't interested in being your AC repair company for just one job. We want you to be part of the Comfort Pro family for life. One thing we do to make that happen is providing our honest, objective feedback on whatever issue your AC is facing. If we think a repair is your best option, we'll tell you so. If we think you need a replacement, you can depend on that information. We’re here to help you make the best decision for your home and budget. Whether it’s a repair today or planning for a replacement, our team ensures your home stays cool and comfortable all summer long. Don't sweat, don't stress - just give us a call at 984-345-2556 anytime!

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