Our Air Conditioning Installation Service
A central air conditioner is an expensive home investment that, while well designed, won’t last forever.
Even with routine maintenance, you’ll eventually reach a point where the system is past its prime and needs replacing.
Here are the most common signs that mean an air conditioning installation may be in your future.
Your air conditioner’s lifespan depends on many factors, including how well it was installed, its usage cycle, maintenance schedule, and the environment. However, most systems last between 10 and 15 years, so if your unit is reaching the upper limit of its life, plan on replacing it before it starts giving you trouble.
Your AC Uses R-22 Refrigerant
Old air conditioners use R-22 or Freon as their refrigerant, which was banned for sale in the US in 2020 over environmental concerns. So, if your system uses Freon, you probably won’t be able to get a recharge once existing supplies run out.
Suppose your air conditioner starts making loud noises during operation like squealing, grinding, or rattling. It could be something like a loose part or a more serious problem that could cause the air conditioner to fail if you don’t call a technician to determine what’s going on.
As an air conditioner ages, it loses its ability to maintain a consistent temperature throughout your house. If you can’t get even temperatures throughout the house, it usually means your air conditioner is past its prime.
You can keep your system running efficiently and extend its lifespan by hiring a professional technician for annual maintenance and tune-ups.
Don’t Ignore Heating Maintenance
Although you may not rely on your heater as much as your AC system, it doesn’t mean you can ignore getting annual maintenance from a professional.
Failing to keep up with heating maintenance could cause it to fail suddenly when you need it most.
Consider the following reasons to keep a regular heating maintenance schedule.
It Increases the System’s Lifespan
Your heater is an expensive household investment that should last up to 15 years. However, if you don’t stay on top of maintenance and tune-ups, your system is more likely to develop problems that lead to premature failure.
It Ensures Efficiency
Some furnace parts are prone to wearing out, especially if you use them heavily. When parts wear out, your furnace becomes less efficient at doing its job, causing your energy bills to go up.
It Decreases the Risk of Failure
While there’s no guarantee how long your heater will last, having a professional inspect it and tune it up once a year means they’ll catch minor problems before they develop into issues that can cause your system to fail prematurely.
Call the Grand Canyon Home Services experts today to discuss your furnace maintenance options.
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