Let it Go: 3 Signs that Your Air Conditioner Needs to be Replaced

It is tough to come to the realization that your air conditioner has seen better days. So, how can you know if it is time to replace the unit altogether? There are certain signs to keep an eye out for. To help determine if now is the time for a replacement unit, we have complied a list of three signs for you to look out for. Your air conditioning unit is speaking to you. All you have to do is pay attention.

Frequent Air Conditioner Repairs

If you notice that you are having to call for a repair more often than you used to, it may be time for a replacement. This may seem like an obvious sign, but many people ignore it or blame it on the rising temperature outside. The fact of the matter is, if you cannot use your air conditioner during the summer months because it is constantly breaking and needing a repair, it is time to replace it. In the long run, it will be cheaper for you to replace it now. You will have to replace it eventually because there will come a time when it cannot be repaired.

Temperature Inconsistencies

If you have noticed that the air temperature inside your home fluctuates without you changing the thermostat, it could be another sign that it is time to replace your unit. If there are rooms that never get cool or cannot stay that way, then your air conditioner is no longer strong enough to cool your entire home. There may even be rooms that are too cold because of the inconsistency. Your unit may be malfunctioning because it simply cannot keep up anymore.

An Older Air Conditioning Unit

The last sign is maybe the simplest of all to understand. Sometimes you simply need to replace your unit because it has gotten old, cannot function properly and it does not do what you want it to do anymore. There may not be anything necessarily wrong except that it has reached the end of its life. It may be time to purchase a newer unit for your home when this occurs.

Just remember, it’s better to replace the unit before it breaks completely. That’s not something you want to deal with during the heat of the summer. Contact us today at Stahl Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning to have one of our professionals help determine what might be next for your air conditioning unit.