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When to Consider a New AC System

Now that the weather is warming up again, it’s important to consider a new air conditioning system when the time is right. We understand that the process of acquiring a new air conditioning system can seem daunting. There’s a lot to know, it’s a big decision to make, and you’re going to spend a considerable amount of cash in the process.

If you want to make your AC installation in Crystal Lake, IL the best it can possibly be, you’ve found the right blog. Today, we’re going to run through a few signs that you should consider a new air conditioning system and give you some vital upgrade tips to make the process as easy as possible. 

Signs You Need a New AC System

Here are a few signs you should get a new air conditioning system in your home.

Your AC System Is 10 Years or Older

How old is your home’s air conditioning system? Your home’s air conditioning system is set to last around 10–15 years. While it can last this long, if it hasn’t received the proper service, you might notice decreased efficiency and an increase in issues toward the end of its lifespan. If your air conditioning system is within this age range, it’s a great idea to have a plan in place for your upgrade to make it as easy as possible for you.

You’re Rarely Cool Enough

Can you say that you’re cool enough when you run your air conditioning system? You should be. If you run your air conditioner and you’re still hot, you feel the need to strip down layers, or even supplement your cooling with tower fans or open windows, then it’s important to check in with your air conditioning system. Your air conditioning system isn’t doing enough for you and it might be time for a new one.

You Spend Too Much on Your AC Monthly

How much do you spend on your air conditioning monthly? Have you noticed that you’re spending a significant amount more lately? This might be a problem with the air conditioner’s efficiency. High energy bills that don’t match with increased usage of your air conditioner mean that you’re probably paying for inefficient AC performance. If this is a persistent problem, it’s time for an upgrade.

You Repair Your Air Conditioner Often

When was the last time you repaired your air conditioner? If you have to repair your air conditioner once every 1–3 years, then it’s time for you to invest in a new air conditioning system. Your air conditioner shouldn’t need repairs this often. If it does, it’s time to schedule an appointment with professionals to talk about an upgrade.

You Notice Low Airflow

Have you noticed that there’s low airflow from the vents in your home? This isn’t something that should happen. If the vents are clean, you have a great thermostat, and you have a working air conditioner, then it’s time to upgrade your air conditioner. We’ll help you with the upgrade.

Contact Althoff Industries, Inc. today to schedule an appointment with our professionals. Chicago’s Choice Since 1961. Hand It Off to Althoff!

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