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Can AC Replacement Be More Affordable than Repairs?

When your air conditioning system stops working, you really hope that the problem isn’t so bad. At the very least, you hope that you can repair the air conditioner—not replace the entire system.

However, this isn’t always the most cost-effective option. When your older air conditioner is failing, replacing the entire thing might come out costing quite a bit less than attempting a temporary repair. Find out more below, or call are team for quality service at an affordable rate.

When It’s Better to Replace

Oftentimes, repairing your air conditioner is a viable option. Your technician may only need to seal a refrigerant leak or replace a broken motor. In many cases, the reason for your air conditioning issues is a dirty coil or a clogged air filter.

But major, costly AC repairs might not be worth it. Here’s when it could be a better idea to replace your AC:

  • Repairs that cost far too much. If a repair will cost more than half the price of a brand new system, you should probably reconsider. This isn’t worth it, especially since the mismatched AC components may run into a lot of trouble and require repairs soon anyway.
  • Too many repairs. If you seem to make AC repairs far too frequently, talk to a technician. This isn’t normal, and it could be that your air conditioner is improperly sized for your home. In the long run, this will cost you a lot more than you should have to spend on maintaining an AC system, and it might be worth it to replace the unit.
  • An older system. If your air conditioner is more than 10-15 years old, you might consider replacement simply because it’s a lot more likely to fail unexpectedly at this point. Besides, a new high-efficiency air conditioner could be an affordable option.

Finding an Efficient and Affordable AC System

High-efficiency air conditioners cost less from month to month because they require so little energy—even though they perform just as well as any other system (if not better). If you have a high-efficiency unit, it’s more affordable to keep around.

And a technician can help you find one that fits into your budget. Many local companies have financing options available, and there are other ways to save as well. Talk to your technician to find out if an AC replacement is the right and more affordable option for your home.

Call AAction Air Conditioning & Heating Co. Inc. for air conditioning repair or replacement in Braxton, GA. We do quality work at a fair price!

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