Is It Time To Replace Your Air Conditioner?

Outdoor condensers for air conditioning system

Spring is here and that means summer is just around the corner. For Floridians that also means that it’s time to really push their air conditioners to the max. Even with great maintenance, this can result in increased air conditioning repair and potentially a full breakdown. If you’ve noticed that your air conditioner has been struggling to keep up with your needs, now is the time to start the process of replacing your unit—and Air Hawk is here to help.

Do You Need a New Air Conditioner?

The first thing to determine is whether you need a new air conditioner or just need a repair. This can seem like a difficult thing to figure out but we are going to help simplify the process. Here are a few things to consider.

How old is your air conditioner?

If your air conditioner is 10–15 years old and you’ve been having problems with it, it might be better to replace the unit. While annual maintenance can help prolong the life of Not sure how old your system is? You should be able to find documentation in the files from your home sale.

Does your unit use R-22 refrigerant?

You may not be aware of this, but R-22 refrigerant has been phased out. This means that it is no longer being produced or used in new systems. If you’re not sure if your unit uses this refrigerant, you can check your manual or you can give the Air Hawk team a call and we will help you with the process.

Are you constantly paying for repairs?

This can be a major red flag especially if you keep up with your maintenance. If it seems that your unit is always in need of repair, it’s time to give Air Hawk a call and begin the process of selecting the best unit for your home and your needs.

Have your energy costs skyrocketed?

An inefficient air conditioning system will not only cause discomfort in your home during the hot Florida summers, it can also drive up your energy costs. If you noticed a major increase in your energy costs over the last few months, your air conditioning unit could be the main contributor. And if your system is older, it’s very possible that it doesn’t meet today’s energy efficiency standards.

Ready to move forward with purchasing a new air conditioning unit? The Air Hawk team is here to help. Schedule an appointment today and we will come out and evaluate your home and your unit to determine the best options for you. Not sure whether you’d like to continue with a ductwork system or if a ductless system is better for you? No worries. We can also walk you through the pros and cons of each to help with your decision. With summer just around the corner, now is the time to determine if a new air conditioner is in your future.

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