Summers in San Marcos, Texas, can make your air conditioner work overtime to keep your home cool and comfortable. It’s important to know when to replace your air conditioner before it’s too late. Otherwise, you’ll battle the warm temperatures without the right weaponry.

Limited Airflow or Not As Cool

When you turn on your air conditioner, you should feel a steady flow of cool air coming from the vents within a few minutes. If it takes significantly longer, doesn’t blow cold air or there’s a reduction in airflow, it may be time to look at an AC replacement.

Unusual Sounds

Your air conditioning system will make some noises when starting up. However, grinding, squeaking and chattering noises are signs that your air conditioning unit is worn and on its way out. A service technician can help diagnose the problem and recommend further action.

Higher Than Normal Energy Bills

Higher temperatures will amount to a higher energy bill. But if your costs are significantly higher than they normally are during the summer, it’s a sign that your air conditioner is no longer cooling your house efficiently. There are plenty of newer, more energy-efficient models available.

Benefits of Installing a New Air Conditioner

Buying a new air conditioner will prevent you from suffering through the hot summer months until you get a new system installed if your old unit suddenly breaks down. You’ll also be able to take advantage of the many benefits that a new air conditioning unit can provide. A new air conditioner can:

  • Reduce your energy bills
  • Provide better air quality
  • Come with a better warranty for repairs

If your air conditioning unit is showing signs that it needs replacing, contact Woods Comfort Systemsat 512-842-5066. Our expert service technicians can help you select an air conditioner that’s properly sized for your home. We can also install it properly.

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