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Signs It’s Time for a New HVAC System


Is it time to replace your heating and air conditioning system?

It can be hard to know when it’s time to replace your heating and air conditioning system. Unless it’s completely broken down, how do you know? Are there signs that indicate it’s time for a new HVAC system? Here are just a few questions you can ask yourself to determine if the time is right for a new HVAC installation:

How Old Is Your HVAC System?

The age of the system is one factor to consider when deciding whether it’s time to replace it. The average HVAC system has a life expectancy of approximately 15 years. If your equipment is approaching the 15-year mark, it might be time to start looking for an upgrade. Not only will a new system be more energy efficient, it will also be much less likely to require costly repairs in the near future.

Are You Getting Tired of Paying for Repairs?

If your system needs repairs more than once or twice, you’re probably getting sick of paying those bills. Frequent repairs are a sign that a heating or cooling system is starting to break down. Whether it’s from neglecting to perform regular maintenance or simply from daily wear and tear, numerous repairs are a sign that considering a new HVAC system might be a good move.

Is the Temperature Inconsistent?

Inconsistent temperatures are more than just a nuisance–they could indicate that your heating and air conditioning system isn’t able to keep up with demand anymore. If your system has regular maintenance and service but still isn’t keeping up with demand, an upgrade could increase the comfort level of your home.

If you’re starting to wonder if it’s worth replacing your old heating and air conditioning system, but you aren’t sure if it’s the right move, contact the team at H.H. Hovey Heating and Cooling for the advice you need.

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