Installing a new HVAC system in your home is an expensive proposition. The hope is it will run as efficiently as possible for as long as possible. But as the accompanying video discusses, leading HVAC companies will encourage their customers to replace a home system about 10-25 years from the purchase date. And the accuracy of that statement is in question.
To extend the life of your HVAC system, schedule bi-annual maintenance and AC repair appointments with your local service provider. A technician can inspect the HVAC system to confirm it is operating at peak level.
Some will begin by checking the air filter. If it is in poor working condition, the filter will reduce the airflow generated. Bi-annual maintenance appointments will keep the temperature balanced throughout the home.
The design of an HVAC system is to keep the inside of a home comfortable all year. And if minor AC repairs are needed, then fix the problems. However, two mechanical repairs, a faulty compressor and heat exchange, could force you to replace your HVAC system. Each part is expensive as the final cost could be half of installing a new system.
The timeline for replacing an HVAC system involves a number of factors before making a decision. You have to consider your budget. Replacing your system will be cheaper in the long run..