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You Might Need an AC Replacement This Year

We know, this is not something that anyone wants to hear. But before you hit the back button and head towards a different blog post–we want to tell you that replacement might actually be an exciting opportunity for you and your family. If this sounds like a sales pitch, or that it’s too good to be true, then keep reading. We promise it’s not!

The truth is that AC replacement is just another solution on an HVAC professional’s toolbelt. Not every AC system should be repaired, and oftentimes homeowners repair their old or outdated systems, only to be unhappy with the comfort levels and to enjoy subpar efficiency levels every month. A replacement is a great big step towards improving the quality and comfort of your home.

Keep reading to learn about why replacement is such an interesting air conditioning service in Bradenton, FL, and why you should be prepared for your next replacement.

Look at Your Options

The first most exciting and interesting part of AC replacement is the fact that you get to purchase a whole new system! Think of replacing your AC like replacing your car, you get to shop around and really choose a product that fits the needs and desires of your home.

Here are just a few great options that can really get you invested in the efficiency and long-term comfort of your home.

High SEER Systems

First of all, one of the best reasons to replace your old air conditioner is because of efficiency demands. The less energy your AC consumes to cool your home, the better off you’ll be. Check the SEER rating of some new products that might be a good fit for your home. The higher the rating is, the better efficiency it will have when it cools your home.

Consult with a professional to learn more about the SEER system and to see how it might impact your budget.

Ductless Heat Pumps

It might be time to go ductless! If you’re tired of conventional air conditioning and you want to try something more alternative, then why not invest in a ductless heat pump system? Ductless heat pumps are powerful and efficient cooling systems that run without ductwork. And, as we mentioned before, they’re heat pumps, so they can both heat and cool your home!

When to Prepare for Replacement

For homeowners that might not know if they’re in the place for a replacement, here are a few signs that might signal it’s time.

  • Frequent issues. A frequently failing air conditioner is one that needs to be replaced.
  • Old age. AC systems are only designed to last 10-15 years in age. Beyond this, all bets are off. At the 10-year mark, we recommend homeowners start researching their replacement options.
  • Inefficiency. If your AC costs too much to run, then you’re going to be happier with a new system.
  • An expensive repair. If the compressor breaks down, or the AC repair bill is just too high for your liking, consider replacing the whole unit!

Contact Jim McDonald & Sons Heating & Cooling Inc. for an AC replacement. Cooling Sarasota and Manatee Counties since 1970.

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