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Repair or Replacement: Deciding What’s Best for Your AC

Monday, October 7th, 2019

Imagine you’re meeting with an HVAC technician for the first time for some air conditioning repair in Pasadena, CA. Your AC is about 12 years old, which is pretty old based on industry standards, but it still works and you figure the repair won’t be too bad. When the technician diagnoses the problem, he tells you that the repairs will be $600—way more affordable than a replacement air conditioner. Sounds good, right?

Well, let’s not be too hasty. Sure, a replacement is going to cost a lot more money, but it’s also going to last much longer than your ancient AC you’re about to repair. If all this number-crunching sounds confusing, it doesn’t have to be. We’ve got some tried and tested rules that technicians use for measuring whether or not it’s a better idea to repair or replace.

The most important thing to keep in mind is that your HVAC technician is honest with you and not just trying to make a buck. That being said, let’s talk!

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Signs You Need a New Air Conditioner

Monday, May 8th, 2017

air-conditioner-cashCalifornia gets into cooling season sooner than other states. So, we have a bit less time to prepare for the warm weather. That means that you need to make sure you’re on the ball regarding preparing your home for the summer season. If your air conditioner is exhibiting the symptoms below, simple maintenance or repair might not be enough. Have a look at some of the signs that your air conditioner needs to be entirely replaced.

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How Can You Tell When it’s Time for a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, May 18th, 2015

No matter how well you take care of your air conditioner, you will eventually have to replace it. With summer fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about whether or not your air conditioner is going to make it another season. After all, you don’t want to spend several days without air conditioning in the middle of one of the hottest days of the year while you look for a new system. With that in mind, have a look at these signs that it’s time for a new air conditioner.

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When Is the Best Time for a New Air Conditioner?

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Air conditioners, like all machines, have a limit to how long they last. You can have maintenance conducted on an AC every year, repair it as soon as you notice a problem, do everything you can to prolong the life of your system. We very much encourage all of those things. However, someday you will still have to replace the air conditioner with a new one. The question then becomes: when is the best time to install a new air conditioner? Well, there are a number of different signs that will indicate it is a good time for new air conditioner installation. Have a look at a few of them below:

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