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When Should You Consider Replacing Your Air Conditioner?

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a/c installation new hampshireWith summer coming, you’ll be turning on the air conditioning in your home soon.

If you’re facing another spring of lugging out the window air conditioning units and installing them, they better be worth the time and work. But window units can have a life expectancy of as little as five years without regular professional maintenance.

Window A/C units have lots of other problems. Installing them is not only a hassle, but it can be dangerous above the first floor. Window air conditioning units are also a security risk, as they can provide easy access for burglars. They’re also noisy and block light, while letting in bugs, dust, dirt, and pollen.

You also get poor air circulation and energy efficiency with window air conditioning units. But there are solutions.

P. Gagnon & Son provides expert installation of top-quality central air conditioning systems and ductless mini-splits, as well as outstanding maintenance and repair service. Now is the time to get your new A/C installed before the summer rush.

Is It Time For A New A/C System?

Here are some factors to consider so you can determine whether it’s time to replace your home’s A/C.

The A/C’s performance has diminished. Reflect back on last summer. Were your air conditioners able to consistently keep your home cool during heat waves? How were your energy costs? Have you needed to repair or replace units? Are your current window units getting up in years?

Your cooling needs have changed. If your home does central air conditioning and you’ve recently added finished space, like an attic or home addition, your current A/C system is likely being pushed beyond its cooling load limit. That can lead to the air conditioning system breaking down more frequently or having a shorter lifespan. Installing ductless mini-splits in those spaces makes it easier on the air conditioning system. If you are planning an addition or adding finished space in the future, this is a good time to upgrade your air conditioning system to meet your future cooling needs.

Ready to upgrade to a reliable, efficient air conditioning system? Contact us today for your FREE estimate!