If you’re looking to make your home more energy efficient and to save money on your energy bills it may be time to consider if its the good time to replace your HVAC system. But how long should an HVAC system last? What factors should you check before deciding to replace instead of getting your system repaired?
We’ll tell you what signs to look for before replacing old HVAC systems and why it’s a good idea to do so.
Signs It’s Time To Replace Your HVAC System
HVAC System Is Over 10 Years Old
The typical HVAC system lasts for about 10 years before it begins to become inefficient and will need consistent repairs. The technology gradually improves over the years and if your system is 10 years old chances are that its using outdated technology and upgrading your system will save you huge on energy bills.
Also, over time major components will begin to deteriorate making getting a replacement necessary. Make sure you have an efficient SEER, if your SEER rating is lower then 13 you should replace your system to lower your energy bills. Right now we have coupons for up to $750 off a HVAC system, now’s the best time to upgrade.
Home Temperature Inconsistent
Are you noticing uneven temperatures throughout your house? This could be the result of a number of problems, from the compressor to the thermostat. You should call an HVAC technician to diagnose and solve the problem, which may end up being more cost effective to update your system.
Some technicians use the “5,000” rule, to give a general idea of when you might need to replace your unit. If the cost of the repair multiplied by the age of the unit is greater than 5000, it’s time to replace your HVAC system.
Unusual Sounds and Smells
A well-maintained HVAC system should be as quiet and shouldn’t smell like melted wire or mold. As your system gets older, you may begin to hear grinding and squealing noises. If you’re noticing an increase in these strange noises or smells you should contact an HVAC technician to inspect your system to see if its a major issue starting to begin. These are great signs you need to replace your HVAC system.
Replace Your HVAC System
So is it time to replace your HVAC system? If you’re ready to make your home more energy efficient and safe, contact he experts at Gibson Air for a free estimate for a system replacement by calling 702-388-7771 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. We also offer flexible financing options and have new coupons each month to help you save even more money, view latest coupons here!