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Trying to decide if you should repair or replace your air conditioner can be tough. Learn about key factors to consider.

Should You Repair or Replace your Air Conditioner?

Trying to determine whether you should repair or replace your air conditioner can be difficult. There are different points of view to consider and factors to assess. Repair and replacement can both be expensive endeavors making it an important decision. Almost any air conditioner can be repaired; it’s a matter of deciding if replacement is wiser financially, just like an older car. Taking out the potential sentimental value of a vehicle, at some point, the age and mileage on a car make it more expensive to repair than to replace. Most of us are not sentimental about our air conditioners and simply want to have consistent cooling power that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg.

How old is your Air Conditioner?

The typical lifespan of the average air conditioner is 10-15 years. As a rule of thumb, an AC unit under ten years old should be repaired, of course, depending on the scope of the repairs needed. After around 15 years, air conditioners tend to break down. Their components and parts are worn and reaching the end of their lifespan. If your AC is over 15 years old and the repair calls are more frequent, it may be time to consider replacement.

Repair Costs

Depending on what is ailing your air conditioner, the cost of repairs can be significant. Factoring in the age and if the current repair needed is astronomical, replacement may be the better option.… Read More

Air Conditioner Deal just in time for Summer

“Honey, the air conditioner just died!” is a phrase that can strike fear in the heart of anyone. Of course, it’s a hot and humid summer day, you don’t want to deal with this and you don’t have the budget for it. The silver lining has to be somewhere right? Calling on a reliable, experienced and knowledgeable heating and air conditioning company like Bill’s Heating and Air Conditioning is a great first step. Their technicians will evaluate your unit, determine what the problem is and present you with your repair or replacement options. For many of us, replacement might be the best option depending on how old your unit is, when you consider the cost of repairs and the estimated life expectancy of your current air conditioner. Here comes that silver lining! If replacement is your best option, Bill’s and American Standard have an excellent summer promotion that can save you big!

American Standard Air Conditioner Summer Promotion

Now through July 15, 2016, you can receive up to $1,100 in instant rebates or 0% APR for 36 months, your choice. Specific air conditioners are eligible (listed below) and must be purchased between June 1 and July 15, 2016. Products are eligible based on availability (no substitutions or exceptions). Installation completion and claim submission must occur no later than 30 days after the sales date.… Read More