We’re more than halfway through the summer and we’ve already had multiple heat warnings. This summer is turning out to be very hot but with the heat comes the humidity and we have really been feeling it!
The best way to keep you and your family cool this summer is to make sure your air conditioner is in tip top shape. The last thing you would want is to be left without AC during one of these extreme heat waves. If you’ve been wondering when the right time to replace your air conditioning unit is, here are some things to consider:
1. Age of your AC unit: If your AC unit is around 10 years old or older* it’s a good time to start thinking about replacing it. Older units are not likely to be as efficient as newer ones and, it could be costing you extra money.
2. Frequency of repairs for your AC unit: If you are regularly experiencing issues with your AC unit, like not cooling the house properly and making loud noises, it might be time to kick it to the curb.
3. Efficiency of your AC unit: If you have an older AC unit, it is likely lacking the efficiency of newer models. Your AC’s efficiency has a direct impact on your energy bills. Newer units have high-efficiency features like smart thermostat capability, dehumidifiers, variable speed motors and scroll technology.
If you have come to the conclusion that your AC unit needs to be replaced but are not prepared to purchase a brand new unit, you should consider renting a unit. Summitt Home Services offers an HVAC rental program with no upfront costs. You just pay a monthly rental fee. The rental program includes lifetime coverage for service and repairs. Replacing an old, inefficient unit with a new rental unit can cut heating and cooling bills by up to 45% each month. Give us a call today to sign up for our HVAC rental program at 1-877-222-9520.