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Times When You May Need a New Air Conditioning Installation

This is the season of year when people begin to think about preparing their homes for warm weather. One of the big questions on homeowners’ minds: “Is the air conditioner ready for another summer?” If the AC in your home has already worked through many Chicagoland summers, or if it is showing signs that it’s coming to the end of its service life, now is the best time to arrange to have a new AC installed.

If you are looking for a trusted name in air conditioning installation, look no further than Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning. Where some companies can boast about 10 years in the business, we have more than 110! Call us today for help deciding if it’s time for a new AC installation for your home in Glenview, IL, or if repairs will still do the job.

Here are times when new air conditioning installation is a good idea:

The Current AC is Extremely Old

It’s wise to keep any appliance running as long as possible so you receive the most return on your initial investment from it. But when an air conditioner is older than its manufacturer’s estimated lifespan, it will start to rapidly deteriorate and cost more to run than it should and risk an inconvenient break down. Even if you are still receiving adequate cooling from a system that is more than 15 years old, you should consider putting in a fresh system.

The AC Needs a Repair That is Too Expensive

How expensive a repair can you afford for your air conditioner before replacing it is the more cost-effective solution? Check on the price of installing a new AC. If the estimate for the repair is half or greater than the cost of a new installation, you should definitely go with the new installation.

The AC Costs More to Run Than Before

You should keep a close watch on your energy bills each month to see if they start to rise. If you notice that your energy bills during the summer continue to mount when the AC is running, and repairs and regular maintenance don’t change the trend, you should consider new air conditioning installation.

We understand that you may be hesitant about making a decision about putting in a new air conditioner. It is, after all, a major installation. The experts at Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning are happy to help you with the choice. Schedule a maintenance session with one of our technicians, and he or she will be able to tell you if it’s the best time for new air conditioning installation in Glenview, IL.

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